July 03, 2020 - The Supreme Court of Canada has released its highly anticipated decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v David Heller (Uber), ruling that a proposed class action on behalf of Uber drivers can proceed despite an arbitration clause contained in the standard form agreement between drivers and...
The American Lawyer Recognizes Davies’ Cross-Border Work with Two Global Legal Awards
Davies has been honoured by The American Lawyer’s 2017 Global Legal Awards for the firm’s role in two of the past year’s most significant matters.
The firm received Global M&A Deal of the Year: Canada, for representing Fortis Inc. in its acquisition of ITC Holdings Corp. This transformative transaction, structured as a cash and share exchange merger, made Fortis a top-15 North American utility.
The American Lawyer also awarded Davies the Global Dispute of the Year: Transnational Litigation, for its dispute resolution work in the Nortel Networks bankruptcy matter. This award was given jointly to Davies and 13 other firms.
The 2017 Global Legal Awards honours the best cross-border legal work of the year. The awards will be presented on September 25, 2017, at Edison Ballroom in New York City.
June 17, 2020 - Translation in progress. Dans l’affaire Maltais c. Procureure générale du Québec, 2020 QCCA 715, la Cour d’appel du Québec (la « Cour ») a rendu un arrêt important en matière de responsabilité de l’État. Cet arrêt clarifie l’applicabilité au gouvernement du régime de...