Leading Banking Lawyers

Four Davies Partners Highlighted by Who’s Who Legal 2018

Who’s Who Legal: Banking has named four Davies partners as leaders in the field for 2018: Carol Pennycook, Joel Scoler, Jay Swartz and Derek Vesey.

Joel Scoler was separately recognized as a Thought Leader in the field for North America, a category reserved for the highest number of peer nominations globally.

Published since 1996 by Law Business Research Limited, Who’s Who Legal profiles lawyers from across the globe who are considered “foremost legal practitioners in business law” based on independent international research. The 2018 Banking report highlights practitioners from over 300 firms across 68 countries who are considered leaders in the global banking arena.


Increase of Transfer Duties in Montréal

Dec. 17, 2019 - The City of Montréal has adopted a bylaw that will increase the transfer duties payable in Montréal for transactions exceeding $2 million, starting on January 1, 2020. The City is adding a new bracket for the basis of imposition for transfers of immovables exceeding $2 million and has set the...