Sept. 24, 2020 - Introduction Parliament passed on July 27, 2020, the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19) (Time Limits Act), which we summarized in a previous bulletin. Briefly, the Time Limits Act automatically suspends statutory time limits for federal civil proceedings for six months and...
Twenty-nine Davies Partners Named Leaders in Cross-Border Law
The 2018 Lexpert Guide to US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada features 29 Davies lawyers, across seven practice areas, who are recognized for their industry-leading cross-border practices.
The new publication from Lexpert is a single all-encompassing cross-border guide, featuring lawyers whose practices include a considerable amount of cross-border work and have been Lexpert-ranked as Most Frequently Recommended – its highest level of ranking.
Sept. 21, 2020 - Overview Strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) are lawsuits that are intended not to seek justice, but instead to intimidate and silence critics. Regardless of the merits of its underlying claim, a well-heeled plaintiff is often able to drag the critic through costly and...