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30 November 2003

Farris celebrates 100 Years Practising Law in British Columbia

Farris was founded by John Wallace Debeque Farris in 1903, when he arrived in Vancouver and secured work as Vancouver's first City Prosecutor. Today, the firm proudly celebrates 100 years of practising law in British Columbia.

27 November 2003

New BC Achievement Foundation Announces Awards

The British Columbia Achievement Foundation has been launched to celebrate the imagination, dedication and contributions of outstanding British Columbians to their province, Premier Gordon Campbell and Foundation chair Keith Mitchell, QC announced today.

30 September 2003

Corporate Law Newsletter - Getting Ready for British Columbia’s Personal Information Protection Act

On January 1, 2004, the new Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA" or the "Act") will come into force. PIPA will profoundly impact the way in which personal information is collected, used and disclosed in British Columbia. Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy can provide practical and effective advice to assist organizations in planning and implementing the personal information policies and practices required by PIPA.

01 September 2003

Betty Harrison, QC recognized as one of the Top 25 Corporate Women Lawyers in Canada

Farris is pleased to announce that Betty Harrison, QC was recognized by Lexert Magazine as being one of the Top 25 Corporate Women Lawyers in Canada.

21 April 2003

Corporate Bulletin - Canadian Securities Administrators Relaunch System for Electronic Disclosure fo

On May 5, 2003, the Canadian Securities Administrators will relaunch SEDI, which requires insiders to electronically file their insider reports, and issuers to electronically file certain information, through an Internet web site.

03 February 2003

Corporate Bulletin - Revamped Fee Structure for Reporting Issuers in Ontario to Come into Force on M

Under a revamped fee structure adopted by the Ontario Securities Commission, reporting issuers in Ontario will be required to pay an annual "participation fee", based upon the market capitalization of the reporting issuer, for participating in Ontario's capital markets. The annual participation fee will replace most of the continuous disclosure filing fees currently required to be paid.

31 December 2002

New Legal Talent in Canada: Top 40 Under 40

Two Farris lawyers recognized as Top 40 under 40...

31 December 2002

Farris ranked among top corporate and top litigation firms in Vancouver

In their 2003 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert and the American Lawyer Media ranked Farris as one of the preeminent corporate and litigation law firms in the Vancouver area.

18 June 2002

Prescribing success!

Guiding clients successfully through treacherous biotech waters has made Vancouver's Hector MacKay-Dunn one of the top lawyers in the business.

18 November 2001

Corporate Bulletin - Proposed Mandatory EDGAR Filing for Canadian and other Non-U.S. Issuers

Under proposed amendments issued for comment by the SEC, Canadian and other non-U.S. issuers will be required to file their SEC documents electronically via EDGAR by the second quarter of 2002. This bulletin provides a summary of the proposed amendments and their implications.

10 October 2001

Corporate Bulletin - Canadian Securities Administrators Adopt New Rules for Insider Reporting

The Canadian Securities Administrators have adopted a rule, which will become effective October 29, 2001, that will require insider reports to be filed electronically. This bulletin provides a summary of this rule and its implications.

29 March 2001

Corporate Bulletin - Ontario Securities Commission Adopts New Rules for Financial Reporting

The Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") has adopted two rules, which became effective January 1, 2001, that significantly affect the financial reporting required by all companies that are reporting issuers in Ontario. This bulletin provides a summary of these rules and their implications.

31 December 1999

Managing Partner Profile - A. Keith Mitchell,Q.C

Read more about Farris, as reported by LEXPERT, The Business Magazine for Lawyers. Comments by our lawyers, clients and peers provide an enlightening look at our work, our people and our culture:

31 December 1999

Firm Profile

FIRM PROFILE from the Premier Issue of LEXPERT, The Business Magazine for Lawyers October, 1999

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