Eighteen Davies Partners Named Leaders in Cross-Border Litigation Law

The 2017 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada recognizes 18 Davies lawyers for their expertise in cross-border litigation. Fifteen are identified as leading practitioners across six areas of practice and three as Litigation Lawyers to Watch.

Published annually, the guide profiles peer-ranked lawyers in the following practice areas: Competition/Antitrust Law, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, Corporate Commercial, Securities, Intellectual Property, Corporate Tax, Defamation and Media, Product Liability and Class Actions as well as International Commercial Arbitration, Class Actions and International Trade Regulation.


Québec Increases Minimum Age for Cannabis Consumption to 21

Nov. 12, 2019 - The Québec government recently ratified an Act to tighten the regulation of cannabis (Act), marking its latest action to impose stricter rules on cannabis consumption than those set out by the federal government. Beginning on January 1, 2020, persons under the age of 21 will be prohibited...

Mining Equipment Exemption from Municipal Taxes Receives Strict Interpretation

Nov. 08, 2019 - The Court of Québec (Court) recently rendered its decision1 in respect of Bloom Lake General Partner Limited’s (Mining Operator’s) appeal from the ruling of the Tribunal administratif du Québec (TAQ, Québec’s Administrative Tribunal). The Court pointed out that its decision now provides a “decision...