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Marion Allan presents at Trial Lawyers Association

Marion Allan is presenting at the Trial Lawyers Association of BC event, "Personal Injury Trial Tactics & Tribulations," which is taking place today at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. With her experience as a Provincial Court Judge, Marion is going to be presenting on the topic of "Mediation – Maximizing Your Client's Chances".

Richard Weiland and Marion Allan to present at CLE

Richard Weiland is presenting today at the Estate Planning Update 2014 for the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC. Richard will be speaking on the topic, "A Trust's Three Tax Challenges that Every Estate Planner Should Understand", which include the attribution rules, the 21 year rule and taxation of trust distributions. At tomorrow’s Estate Litigation Update 2014, Marion Allan will be presenting on the topic, "Mediation/Arbitration/Settlement Conferences", which will discuss using the best process in the appropriate case, preparation for the proceeding, promoting a consent resolution and documenting the settlement.

Our own David Austin speaks on mega project Site C dam

Our own David Austin was quoted in Energetic City and Business in Vancouver regarding the cost of building the Site C dam mega project. Mr. Austin explains that the government is dramatically underestimating the cost of the dam by not taking into account a rising inflation rate.

Warren Brazier republished in BC Business and in Clean Energy BC

Warren Brazier’s Megawatt blog post from yesterday, "Comply, Offset or Pay: BC To Regulate LNG Export Facilities on CO2 Emissions", has been republished by BC Business. In the article, Warren discusses how the BC Government introduced new legislation aimed to help BC meet its greenhouse gas emission targets by imposing environmental standards on liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities operating within the province.

Warren was also republished by Clean Energy BC. They picked up his blog post, titled "BC Mega Dam Granted Environmental Approvals", which is about environmental approvals for BC's mega project, the Site C dam development.

Clark Wilson acts for C. Fipke Holdings Ltd. on the sale of its stake of the Etaki diamond mine

Clark Wilson acted for renowned Canadian geologist Charles Fipke and C. Fipke Holdings Ltd. in connection with the sale of Fipke’s 10% stake in the Ekati diamond mine. Fipke’s interest was sold to existing joint venture partners Dominion Diamond Corporation and Dr. Stewart Blusson. Adam Dlin led Clark Wilson’s legal team comprised of Virgil Hlus, Aaron Singer and Areet Kaila. Learn more.

Warren Brazier presents at Generate 2014

Today our Warren Brazier is at Generate 2014, Clean Energy BC’s annual fall conference that brings together key industry stakeholders from across British Columbia. Warren is part of an important discussion panel, called “More than a Market”, which examines whether the development of clean energy is aligned with BC's global brand, or if it is in conflict with other forms of economic development.

Brock Smith quoted in The Lawyers Weekly

Brock Smith was quoted in a Hi-Tech article by Luigi Benetton in the September 19, 2014 edition of The Lawyers Weekly. In the article, which covers how the virtual deal room is now more advanced, Brock discusses the use of digital data rooms in commercial transactions.

Lauren Liang presents to the Condominium Home Owners Association of BC (CHOA) for their Fall 2014 Seminar

On Saturday in Richmond, Lauren Liang presented to the Condominium Home Owners Association of BC (CHOA) for their Fall 2014 Seminar. Lauren spoke on insurance, and discussed all aspects of insurance relevant to the operation of a strata corporation or being a condominium owner. The seminar was well attended by council members and property managers.

Warren Brazier to present at VBOT Energy Forum 2014

At the 2014 Vancouver Board of Trade Energy Forum, our own Warren Brazier will speak on a panel about the impacts of BC’s energy and resource industry on our economy. This all-day event will also include keynote speakers: the Honourable Greg Rickford, the Minister of Natural Resources and the Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, and David Keane, the President of the BC LNG Developers Alliance.

Veronica Franco presents to PAMA

Veronica Franco presented this morning to the Professional Association of Managing Agents (PAMA) on the Strata Day for their Fall Education Seminar. Veronica spoke on "Enforcing the nuisance and noise bylaws: What are the property manager's and strata council's respective duties and roles?" One of the most difficult issues for strata councils and property managers is to deal with complaints about a resident's behavior. In this seminar, Veronica addressed how to deal with these types of bylaw contraventions, the strata manager's job, the role of council and the enforcement tools available.