Clark Wilson Acted for Pure Multi-Family REIT LP in Closing US $35 Million Bought Deal
Clark Wilson LLP acted for Pure Multi-Family REIT LP (PURE) (TSXV: RUF.U) in closing its public offering of 7,000,000 class A units, on a bought deal basis, at a price of US $5.00 per class A unit for total gross proceeds of US $35,000,000. See PURE's news release dated May 8, 2013 for more information. Vikram Dhir and James Speakman led the Clark Wilson deal team with assistance from Craig Rollins.
Raman Johal's article published in LEAVE A LEGACY supplement
The LEAVE A LEGACY pullout included with the May 1, 2013 issue of the Vancouver Sun features an editorial by Raman Johal. Her article, "Ensure your charitable intentions are carried out", discusses steps to take when leaving a bequest to charity to ensure that the maximum benefit is gained from the gift.
Clark Wilson LLP is a proud partner of LEAVE A LEGACY.
Heather Hettiarachchi to participate as a panelist at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival
Heather Hettiarachchi has been invited to participate as a panelist at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival on Wednesday, May 8. She will be speaking at the screening of "We Are Wisconsin", a documentary about the massive public protest against Governor Scott Walker's attempts to do away with collective bargaining rights in the state of Wisconsin in 2011. The film is being presented as part of the Justice Forum, a program that offers the public a means for direct engagement with global justice issues through discussion about the films presented at the festival. As a panelist, Heather will be presenting her views on the film, as well as comparing judicial and governmental attitudinal differences in Canada and the U.S. towards collective bargaining rights and unionized workers.
Clark Wilson Acted for PIRET in Closing $184.1 Million Bought Deal
Vikram Dhir and James Speakman of Clark Wilson's Corporate Finance & Securities Group acted for Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET) (TSX: AAR.UN) in closing its public offering of 36,455,000 subscription receipts, on a bought deal basis, at a price of $5.05 per subscription receipt for total gross proceeds of $184,097,750. See PIRET's news release dated May 1, 2013 for more information.
Warren Brazier quoted in the National Post
Warren Brazier, Chair of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group, was quoted in a National Post article on April 16, 2013, outlining potential LNG export projects on the province’s northwest coast. Alongside questions of infrastructure limitations and how many mega-projects the coastline can accommodate, Warren commented that if “current LNG proposals advance, they could require the equivalent of 50% of all the power generated in B.C. today”.
David Austin presents at Arena International conference
On April 17, 2013, David Austin presented at the 5th Annual International Small Hydro Conference on the topic of environmental regulatory compliance for small (run-of-river) hydro projects. As a world leader in small hydro power consumption, Canada was nominated by Arena International as the ideal location to continue their conference series. David is a leading lawyer in BC in the field of energy and electricity.
Clark Wilson LLP featured on 2012 list of biggest M&A deals
First Majestic Silver's acquisition of Silvermex Resources is ranked in the top 25 on Business in Vancouver's list of the "Biggest mergers and acquisitions of 2012". The $137 million transaction was also recognized by Finance Monthly as part of their "2012 Deal Maker of the Year" awards.
Veronica Franco quoted in The Vancouver Sun
Veronica Franco was quoted in an April 5, 2013 article in The Vancouver Sun on the rising popularity of strata borrowing. Veronica, who usually represents the borrowers, acknowledges that "it can be a very useful tool in helping them finance some of the large-scale repairs." But she advises that "strata (corporations) really need to understand what they're borrowing and the terms."
Veronica Franco to present at PAMA seminar
Veronica Franco, a partner with the firm's Strata Property Group, will be presenting at a Professional Association of Managing Agents (PAMA) Continuing Education seminar on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Her presentation, "The Limitations Act & Collections Update", will cover issues affecting strata corporations when the new Limitations Act comes into force on June 1, 2013. For more information and to register, click here.
Clark Wilson lawyers to chair and speak at Estates Litigation Seminar for Trial Lawyers Association
Mark Weintraub is chairing "Estates Litigation: A Trial Lawyers Primer" on Friday, April 26, 2013. Organized by the Trial Lawyers Association of BC, the session will also include a presentation by Amy Mortimore on "Unjust Enrichment: Fairness and the Law".