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Marion Allan featured in the Verdict

“Mediation is both cheaper and faster than litigation; the parties—not some unknown judge—make the ultimate decision,” says the Hon. Marion Allan as featured in the Verdict, a publication from the Trial Lawyers Association of BC. Read the full article to learn more about mediation vs. litigation and what to consider in determining the best approach for your needs.

Larry Yen and Craig Rollins open the TSX

Larry Yen and Craig Rollins were in Toronto last Friday to open the market for the Toronto Stock Exchange with our client, Alpha Peak Leisure Inc. We had recently assisted Alpha Peak in closing their financing and Qualifying Transaction. You can also see the video here.

Veronica Franco talks AirBnB

Veronica Franco was featured on the front page of today’s Vancouver Sun talking about strata councils and their aim to deal with short-term rental services like AirBnB.

Welcome new counsel Geoff White

Clark Wilson would like to welcome Geoff White as counsel with our Wealth Preservation Group. Geoff is a senior estate, tax and charity lawyer. We are pleased to have him join our team.

Alpha Peak Leisure Inc. closes $15 million financing and Qualifying Transaction

Clark Wilson acted for Alpha Peak Leisure Inc. (TSXV: AAP) in completing its TSXV Qualifying Transaction, which involved major international investment banks such as Citigroup Global Markets Asia Ltd., UBS Securities Canada Inc., Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank. Immediately prior to closing the Qualifying Transaction, the Company closed a brokered subscription receipt private placement for gross proceeds of $15,039,601.20. The resulting issuer operates Swallows’ Gully Scenic Area, a national scenic tourism destination in Sichuan, China. Craig Rollins and Larry Yen led the Clark Wilson deal team. See Alpha Peak’s news release for more information.

Welcome new associate, Kwan T. Loh

Clark Wilson would like to warmly welcome the newest member of our Technology and Intellectual Property Groups, Kwan T. Loh, who is also a registered Trade-mark Agent. Kwan practices exclusively in intellectual property law, and regularly advises clients how to procure, protect, and enforce their intellectual property rights. He is also fluent in Mandarin and conversant in Cantonese.

Welcome to Alexandra Andrisoi

We'd like to welcome the newest member of our Insolvency & Restructuring, Strata and Business Litigation Groups, Alexandra Andrisoi, who originally joined Clark Wilson as a summer student. She will be providing advice to the firm’s clients on a broad range of civil and commercial litigation matters.

Don Sihota featured in CLEBC's Volunteer Spotlight

Don Sihota was featured in the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s Volunteer Spotlight for, among other things, his important work as editor of the CLEBC’s Due Diligence Deskbook.

Congratulations to Pat Williams and BCICAC

Congratulations to Pat Williams and the rest of the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre (BCICAC) team on being named in Canadian Lawyer’s Top 10 Arbitration Chambers. BCICAC is a non-profit organization committed to providing “competent, consistent and fiscally responsible alternative dispute resolution services,” explains Pat. Kudos to BCICAC!