Media Coverage Results
|Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada (SCC, BC) named as number 2 in Lexpert's Top 10 Business Decisions of 2015
(Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada (SCC, BC) was named as number 2 in Lexpert’s Top 10 Business Decisions of 2015, in which Craig Ferris and Laura Bevan was listed as counsel.
|Peter Tolensky quoted in the Financial Post article, "A 'golden era' for Vancouver commercial real estate lawyers."
Peter Tolensky was quoted in the December 22, 2015 Financial Post article, "A 'golden era' for Vancouver commercial real estate lawyers."
|Craig Ferris quoted in the Financial Post article, "Supreme Court to decide whether judges can sit outside their home province."
Craig Ferris was quoted in a December 15, 2015 Financial Post article, "Supreme Court to decide whether judges can sit outside their province."
|Sandra Mackenzie mentioned in the Yellowknifer
As Chair of the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation, Sandra was quoted in Wednesday’s issue of the Yellowknifer in the article, “Dialysis machines a dire need.” It highlights the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation’s annual fundraising gala where nearly $130,000 was raised for the hospital to receive three new dialysis stations with 300 local business owners and community members in attendance. Sandra was quoted about the Foundation and the latest initiative for fundraising.
|Keith Bergner featured in BCBusiness magazine's November 2015 issue
Keith Bergner was featured in the November 2015 issue of BCBusiness magazine in one of the main articles, "The Calling," by Kerry Banks. The article discusses how, "In light of recent court rulings, the need to consult and work with First Nations has never been more important for B.C. companies - and the need to hire expert legal counsel never greater."
|Chris Sanderson mentioned on Lexpert Magazine, November/December 2015 issue
Chris Sanderson was interviewed by Lexpert magazine in the article, "Regulators Decide: SCC", that appeared in their November/December 2015 issue. Chris discussed the recent Supreme Court of Canada's companion decisions in Atco Gas and Pipelines Ltd. v. Alberta and Ontario v. Ontario Power Generation Inc.
|Q&A: Managing and resolving mining & commodities disputes
Craig Ferris participated in a Financier Worldwide Magazine panel on managing and resolving mining & commodities disputes.
|JoAnn Jamieson quoted in Lexpert Special Edition - Mining article, "First Nations Developments"
JoAnn Jamieson is quoted in the Lexpert Special Edition - Mining article, "First Nations Developments", which discusses how recent court decisions on Aboriginal title are sending tremors through the mining sector in Canada.
|Deborah Cushing quoted in the FindLaw Canada article, "Do Fitbits come with workplace privacy concerns?"
Deborah Cushing is quoted in the FindLaw Canada article, "Do Fitbits come with workplace privacy concerns?", published on August 24, 2015.
|John Smith quoted in Financial Post article, "Why corporate social responsibility is now part of due diligence"
John Smith is quoted in the Financial Post article, "Why corporate social responsibility is now part of due diligence", which discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility for companies due to the rising potential of human rights cases and securities class actions, along with new Canadian government regulations.
|Mark Fancourt-Smith quoted in the Law Times discussing the BC Court of Appeal decision in Equustek Solutions Inc. v. Google Inc.
Mark Fancourt-Smith was quoted in the Law Times article, "B.C ruling on jurisdiction over Google 'disastrous'." The article discusses the BC Court of Appeal decision in Equustek Solutions Inc. v. Google Inc. He notes, "The impact will be significant for cases involving everything from e-commerce to misuse of confidential information and defamation."
|Valerie Mann quoted in Business in Vancouver
Valerie Mann was interviewed by Business in Vancouver in the lead up to the CVCA 2015 Conference. In the article, Early stage startups ‘starving’ for dollars as venture capital summit hits Vancouver, she discusses the role that venture capital plays in BC's tech industry.
|JoAnn Jamieson quoted in the Financial Post
JoAnn Jamieson was interviewed by the Financial Post's Julius Melnitzer about how impact benefit agreements are affected by oil prices. In the arcticle, "The fate of impact benefit agreements rests on oil prices," JoAnn notes, "Many obligations in IBAs are conditional on regulatory approvals and require corporate ratification when these approvals are received."
|BC mining firms get creative to raise capital
In the article, "B.C. mining firms get creative to raise capital," Stuart Breen examines some creative ways BC mining companies are raising capital during a period of market downturn. In particular, he notes that private equity is becoming a more prominent source of financing in the exploration sector with big, high-profile funds entering the field.
|Karen Macmillan's article, "Canadian miners rebuilding community trust in Latin America", in Business in Vancouver
The mining industry is often portrayed in the media as being inherently destructive and having little regard for local communities and their environment.
In particular, there have been numerous recent examples in Latin America where local stakeholders have expressed strong dissatisfaction with the impacts of projects on their communities. However, many Canadian mining companies are striving to rebuild the credibility of the extractives sector through their commitment to sustainable practices and to fulfilling their corporate social responsibility. In doing so, they’re acquiring the necessary “social licence” to operate and reducing project risk for all parties. This article examines how mining companies are rising to the task of building positive relationships with the communities in which they wish to operate.
|Marko Vesely interviewed by CBC Vancouver and the Globe and Mail about the defamation suit against John Furlong
Marko Vesely was interviewed by media about the lingering defamation suit against John Furlong which remains after he has been cleared of all abuse charges. Marko’s comments appeared in the Globe and Mail, CBC Vancouver News, News 1130, Star Phoenix, Winnipeg Free Press, and the Huffington Post, among others.
|Heather Ferris was interviewed by The Globe and Mail on Target's Canadian division's application for court protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act
Heather Ferris was interviewed by The Globe and Mail on April 3, 2015 for the article, "Target’s retreat tactics raise questions about CCAA," The article discusses Target's Canadian division's application for court protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.
|Mark Fancourt-Smith speaks to media about Furlong defamation suit
Mark Fancourt-Smith was interviewed by media about the lingering defamation suit against John Furlong which remains after he has been cleared of all abuse charges. Mark’s comments appeared in the Vancouver Sun and his comments appeared on , CBC’s the National, CBC Vancouver News, and Prime with Aaron MacArthur.
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