Davis LLP's Brandon Barnes is quoted in the March 18, 2013 issue of Law Times, in which he explains why dividing assets from the liquidation of Nortel Networks through a cross-border joint trial is a creative approach that should be applauded.
"I think it’s quite a wise decision in the sense there is a reluctance sometimes to acknowledge the limits of the jurisdiction of the court,” he says in the interview. “By that I don’t mean the legal jurisdiction but the geographic jurisdiction. There’s a tendency to think ‘the assets are overseas and it’s out of our reach.’ Looking at this from a global perspective and recognizing the business of Nortel was essentially global in nature, why not allow the courts to rise to that level?”
"Brandon Barnes, an associate in the Davis LLP Litigation Group, was recently interviewed by InHouse magazine for a story on the much-debated acquittal of three former Nortel executives on fraud charges.
The not-guilty verdict has prompted..."
"Davis LLP's Brandon Barnes is quoted in the March 25, 2013 issue of Canadian HR Reporter on the proposed amendments to Canada's Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act and how the changes would affect human resources professionals.
"Davis LLP's Brandon Barnes was quoted extensively in an Advisor.ca story on the regulation of market integrity with respect to electronic trading.
As the United States is taking heightened measures to crack down on abusive trading practices..."