With the support of several prominent legal organizations, Joven Narwal wrote an Open Letter to the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Police Department regarding the wrongful arrest of the Honourable Selwyn Romilly which was then published by media outlets. The Open Letter can be read in its entirety in the Vancouver Sun and in the Georgia Straight.
Joven Narwal was been ranked by Benchmark Litigation Canada as a LITIGATION STAR. This designation is bestowed upon “lawyers who are highly regarded by their peers and possess a strong case record and positive client feedback” by Benchmark Litigation Canada, the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation law firms and lawyers. Their research is conducted through extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. During the research cycle, they examine recent casework handled.
Joven Narwal has been named Leading Lawyer to Watch in the 2021 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the category of securities litigation. Published since 1997, inclusion in the directory is based on an extensive peer survey process of leading practitioners and law firms. Joven was named in the category of securities litigation in recognition of his exceptional record defending individuals and entities facing allegations of market manipulation, insider trading, fraud and other securities offences in investigations, hearings, trials and appeals.
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.