Aug. 05, 2020 - The IRS recently released long-awaited final regulations (Final Regulations) on the limitation on the deductibility of interest expenses under section 163(j), along with new proposed regulations (New Proposed Regulations) that address a variety of highly technical issues that are not covered by...
Davies Receives Highest Percentage of Band 1 Rankings in Chambers Canada 2019
Davies has once again been recognized as one of Canada’s top law firms in Chambers Canada 2019, with 26 of our lawyers receiving Band 1 rankings – the highest percentage among all firms relative to firm size. The firm also received the highest percentage of lawyer rankings relative to firm size, with 65 lawyers receiving 84 rankings.
Additionally, the guide lists Davies as a leading firm in 23 practice areas, ranked in the following as Band 1:
- Corporate/Commercial: The Elite: Ontario
- Litigation, General Commercial: Ontario
- Litigation, General Commercial: Québec
- Private Equity: Fund Formation
- Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
- Real Estate: Ontario
- Real Estate: Québec
Each year, Chambers & Partners conducts research through a series of confidential and non-attributable in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients. The rankings are based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients. The rankings are independent, objective and based solely on the research team’s findings. Chambers Canada is published annually.
July 29, 2020 - In Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v Babstock, 2020 SCC 19 (Babstock), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) clarifies the contentious doctrine of “waiver of tort” and provides helpful guidance on the way courts should assess novel claims at the stage of certification of a proposed...