Sept. 30, 2019 - Canada’s Competition Bureau is actively seeking and reviewing smaller acquisitions that may not exceed pre-merger notification thresholds under the Competition Act but that may nonetheless raise substantive competition issues. The Bureau’s demonstrated interest in evaluating smaller mergers...
Best Lawyers in Canada Honours 102 Davies Partners
Davies has once again earned top rankings in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada, with 102 partners recognized as leading lawyers across 37 practice areas. The firm has also been named “Firm of the Year” in Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Competition/Antitrust Law.
Additionally, this year's guide singles out six Davies partners as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas and cities:
- Anthony Arquin – Real Estate Law, Montréal
- Sarbjit S. Basra – Private Funds Law, Toronto
- R. Ian Crosbie – Tax Law, Toronto
- Sarah V. Powell – Energy Regulatory Law, Toronto
- Franziska Ruf – Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Montréal
- Nicholas C. Williams – Public Finance Law, Toronto
Published for over three decades, Best Lawyers compiles its lists through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.
Sept. 24, 2019 - The Supreme Court of Canada has released its long-awaited decision in two companion appeals that have significant implications for class actions alleging conduct that contravenes the criminal provisions found in Part VI of the Competition Act (Act). In its decision in Pioneer Corporation...