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29 March 2018

Farris acts on $1.2 billion sale of Avigilon Corporation to Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Farris is proud to have represented Avigilon Corporation as lead external counsel on its successful $1.2 billion sale to Motorola Solutions, Inc. Avigilon is one of Canada’s largest and most successful tech start-ups, and the transaction is reported to be one of the three largest acquisitions of TSX tech companies to have taken place in Canada over the last decade.

19 December 2017

Al Hudec and Denise Nawata Advise Laughing Stock Vineyards on its sale to Arterra Wines

Farris Partners Al Hudec and Denise Nawata advised Laughing Stock Vineyards in their sale to Arterra Wines Canada, Inc.

14 July 2017

Chelsea Wilson Appointed Legislative Liaison of CBABC Young Lawyers – Okanagan Section

Farris Associate Chelsea Wilson has been appointed Legislative Liaison of the Young Lawyers – Okanagan Section of the CBA British Columbia Branch.

30 January 2015

Farris represents underwriters in Interfor’s $66,330,000 subscription receipt offering

A Farris team of Trevor Scott, Matthew Smith, Arik Broadbent and Michael Rawluk represented a syndicate of underwriters in connection with Interfor Corporation’s $66,330,000 bought deal public offering of subscription receipts.

09 January 2015

Teresa Tomchak named in Lexpert’s 2014 Guide to the Leading Cross-border Litigation Lawyers

In the Lexpert 2014 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Farris partner and securities litigator, Teresa Tomchak, was named as a “Litigation Lawyer to Watch”.

19 December 2014

Farris Represents Advisors and Arrangers in Financing Downtown Vancouver Resort

On December 17, 2014, Parq Holdings Limited Partnership (“Parq Holdings”) announced the completion of its US$415 million project financing for the development of a world-class urban resort adjacent to B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver ... A Farris team represented the syndicate of financial institutions that advised Parq Holdings and arranged project financing for the Resort, led by Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC with Dundee Securities Ltd. and Valtus Capital Group, LLC.

12 December 2014

Alison Latimer publishes in the Supreme Court Law Review

In her article in the Supreme Court Law Review, “A Positive Future for Section 7? Children and Charter Change”, Farris Associate Alison Latimer contends that recognition of positive rights for children under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is consistent with Canada’s legal/political traditions and current laws.

11 December 2014

Trevor Scott featured on cover of Lexpert Magazine’s Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining

Congratulations to Farris Partner Trevor Scott who is featured on the cover of Lexpert Magazine’s Special Edition on Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining.

01 December 2014

Anderson, Dawson and Herbst Speak at CLE’s Defamation and Media Law Conference

Farris litigators Robert Anderson, Q.C., Scott Dawson and Ludmila Herbst presented at the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s Defamation and Media Law Conference on November 21, 2014.

26 November 2014

Farris Partner Joseph Arvay, Q.C. Named to Vancouver’s Power 50

Every year, Vancouver Magazine names its Power 50. This year’s list (2014) includes Farris Partner Joseph Arvay, Q.C. for his work as a leading Canadian constitutional lawyer.

25 November 2014

Tim Dickson named Lexpert Leading Lawyer Under 40

At a gala dinner in Toronto on November 20, 2014, Farris litigation partner Tim A. Dickson was named a Lexpert Leading Lawyer Under 40.

17 November 2014

Farris Represents Underwriters in Province of BC’s Chinese Renminbi Bond Offering

On November 13, 2014, the Province of British Columbia completed a CNY3,000,000,000 (CDN$559 million) offering of 2.85% bonds, Series BCCNY-2, due November 13, 2016. The bonds are to be admitted to trading on the Euro MTF Market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Farris represented the syndicate of agents for the offering, comprised of the Bank of China, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), RBC Capital Markets and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).

14 November 2014

Five Farris Partners Recognized as Leading Energy Lawyers in Lexpert Report on Business

Farris Partners Mitchell Gropper, Q.C., Elizabeth Harrison, Q.C., Al Hudec, Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. and Trevor Scott are listed amongst "Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers" by Lexpert in it's November 2014 special edition on Energy in The Globe and Mail's Report on Business magazine.

12 November 2014

Yun Li-Reilly featured in Lawyers Weekly for work with Access Pro Bono’s Mental Health Program

Farris associate Yun Li-Reilly was recently featured an article entitled “B.C. pro bono society steps in to fill mental health gap” in the October 31, 2014 edition of The Lawyers Weekly.

10 November 2014

Herbst and Baidwan Successfully Represent Taxpayers in Headline-Grabbing Property Assessment Case

Farris partner Ludmila Herbst, assisted by Farris associate Nav Baidwan, successfully represented the taxpayers in their headline-grabbing appeal before the Property Assessment Appeal Board.

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