We Obtain Sealing Order During Investigation by B.C. Securities Commission

In a powerful ruling from the B.C. Court of appeal, we successfully obtained an order sealing the court file and anonymizing our clients’ names on the basis that the existence of an investigation alone, prior to public allegations being made, would not only severely prejudice our clients’ reputation but also impact the integrity of the capital markets. The case arose in the context of an investigation by the B.C. Securities Commission. The court relied on our legal argument and evidence presented in finding that that the mere existence of the investigation would, among other concerns:

B.C. Securities Commission Dismisses Case Against Our Client

We are delighted to report that today the B.C. Securities Commission dismissed an allegation of fraud made against our client following an application for non-suit brought by his counsel, Joven Narwal and Angela Boldt, who successfully argued that there was no evidence upon which the Commission could prove its case.

Joven Narwal Invited to Speak at 2019 Securities Litigation Conference

Joven Narwal was been invited to speak at Securities Litigation 2019, a marquee event in the practice of securities regulation in British Columbia hosted by CLEBC on June 4, 2019. Mr. Narwal will be speaking on the topic, “Trends in Criminal Enforcement: Recent Cases, Priorities and Development of New Investigative Techniques”.

Joven Narwal Teaches “Criminal Organizations” at the UBC Allard School of Law

We are delighted to announce that Joven Narwal, Adjunct Professor at the UBC Allard School of Law, will be teaching another upper level seminar on complex criminal litigation, “Criminal Organizations”, which will examine the socio-political context surrounding the enactment of criminal organization legislation in Canada, definitional and constitutional issues concerning the legislation and the practical aspects of investigating and litigating “criminal organization” cases as well as the problems associated with prosecuting multiple accused in “mega-trials”.

Cheryl D’Sa Invited to Speak at Women in Litigation Symposium

Cheryl D’Sa will speak at today’s Women in Litigation Symposium in Vancouver, put on by The Advocates’ Society. The sold-out full-day event will take place at UBC Robson Square and will include topics such as a View from the Bench with Madam Justice Saunders, Madam Justice Griffin and Madam Justice Sharma. Ms. D’Sa is delighted to be included in such an event which supports women in the legal profession.