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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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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21 October 2014

Trevor Scott elected Chair of CBA’s National Business Law Section

Farris Partner, Trevor Scott, has been elected Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Business Law Section, which has over 5,200 business lawyers from across Canada as members.
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01 October 2014

Stephanie Daniels and Ron Dueck present at 2014 British Columbia Tax Conference

Stephanie Daniels and Ron Dueck presented a paper at the Canadian Tax Foundation’s 2014 BC Tax Conference on the rules that determine whether taxpayers are related, affiliated, or associated under the Income Tax Act.
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25 August 2014

28 Lawyers Recognized in the 2015 Best Lawyers in Canada Directory

In Addition, Three Farris Lawyers Named as 2015 Lawyers of the Year

Every year, Best Lawyers in Canada conducts peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Best Lawyers then compiles an annual list of the lawyers who have been distinguished as leaders within their practice areas.
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21 July 2014

Congratulations to Lexpert’s 2014 Corporate Lawyers at Farris

Farris Partners Elizabeth J. Harrison, Q.C. and Mitchell H. Gropper, Q.C. were both recognized in Lexpert’s special edition in the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business magazine as leading corporate lawyers in Canada for 2014.
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16 July 2014

Shareholder Activism in Canada

Lexpert® features Shareholder Activism in Canada, an article co-authored by Farris partners Al Hudec, Trevor Scott and Teresa Tomchak, in the 2014 edition of its legal directory.
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