We are proud to announce that Joven Narwal has been short listed for 2021 White Collar Crime / Enforcement Lawyer of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation Canada.
We are proud to announce that Cheryl D’Sa has received the Excellence Award in the Female Trailblazer Category by Canadian Lawyer Magazine’s Canadian Law Awards!
Joven Narwal published an article, “Bounty Programs: Ineffective in the War on Money Laundering” which was first published by Conversation Canada, which is an independent news outlet which only publishes articles written by academics affiliated with research institutions and universities. The article can be found here.
Content: Joven Narwal was interviewed for the Canadian Bar Association’s National Magazine and commented about his concerns to changes to jury selection, the use of artificial intelligence, and the expansion of the telewarrant regime. The article, “Modernizing Criminal Justice After Covid-19”, with Mr. Narwal’s commentary, can be accessed here.
We are delighted to announce that Joven Narwal will be presenting at the 20th Annual Canadian Forum on Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime, taking place May 4-5, about the impact of sweeping changes occasioned by the bi-partisan passage of the U.S. National Defence Authorization Act, which has established a mandatory register of beneficial ownership for all U.S. corporations and has enhanced the U.S. government’s ability to demand foreign bank records. Mr. Narwal’s presentation will cover the U.S. beneficial ownership registration requirements, the new whistleblower program for AML violations, and the implications for Canadian entities targeted for demands for production and subpoenas. Legal issues that may arise if a subpoena is issued without a corresponding Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty Request will also be covered.
Joven Narwal was interviewed for this article and quoted in the Vancouver Sun about the Meng Wanzhou extradition proceedings: https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/total-lack-of-consideration-for-meng-wanzhous-rights-extradition-expert
The Firm is proud to announce that Cheryl D’Sa will be a panelist for the J. Donald Mawhinney Lectureship in Professional Ethics at the UBC Allard School of Law, along with the Honourable Chief Judge Melissa Gillespie of the Provincial Court of British Columbia and Vicki Law, program lawyer at Rise Women’s Centre.
Joven Narwal was nominated and acclaimed a member of the executive committee of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia, an organization with a province-wide membership whose mandate is to support the work of trial lawyers through professional education and advocate for the strengthening or the civil and criminal justice systems by opposing efforts to weaken the rights and protections of litigants in British Columbia.
Joven Narwal is delighted to have been invited to speak at the 10th Annual Securities Symposium, hosted by The Advocates’ Society, about the recent changes to British Columbia’s Securities Act.
The UBC Allard School of Law, History Project, has published this profile and interview of our managing partner and bencher of the Law Society of BC, Cheryl D’Sa which can be accessed at this link: https://historyproject.allard.ubc.ca/law-history-project/profile/cheryl-s-dsa