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 marginal...
Peter Glicklich Honoured as International Tax Contributor of the Year by Bloomberg BNA
Bloomberg BNA has honoured Davies partner Peter Glicklich with a 2017 Author Award for his thought leadership in international taxation.
Peter was named International Tax Contributor of the Year in recognition of his outstanding authorship and numerous contributions to the Tax Management International Journal, including “Lessons from Canada and the WTO: The U.S. Should Embrace a VAT,” “IRS Should Allow QCIV Self-Designation Under FIRPTA,” and “Canada's New Approach to U.S. LLPs and LLLPs.” Peter is also the U.S. contributor to Bloomberg BNA’s Tax Management International Forum.
Bloomberg BNA, an affiliate of Bloomberg L.P., publishes legal, tax, regulatory and business information for professionals. The 2017 Author Awards were presented on August 28 at the company’s reception during the International Fiscal Association Congress in Rio de Janeiro.
Dec. 17, 2019 - In a case argued by Davies, the Court of Québec rendered a judgment on December 10 setting out, for the first time, the conditions that must be met for the electronic disclosure of evidence by the Crown to be “reasonably accessible”, respectful of the accused’s fundamental rights and consistent with...