July 23, 2021 - Bill C-208, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (transfer of small business or family farm or fishing corporation), which aims to amend section 84.1 of the Income Tax Act (Act) received royal assent on June 29, 2021. A majority of the House of Commons had voted in May...
Davies Lawyers Peerless in Chambers Global 2018
Davies’ status as a leading Canadian law firm has once again been confirmed by Chambers and Partners in its annual publication Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
The 2018 edition of the guide recognizes 40 Davies lawyers with 46 rankings, including 15 lawyers ranked Band 1 – more than any other law firm in Canada. Davies was named a leader in each of the firm’s core areas of expertise that are ranked by Chambers, with rankings in the following 10 practice areas:
- Banking & Finance
- Capital Markets
- Dispute Resolution
- Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
- Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
Chambers and Partners has published guides to the legal profession since 1990. It identifies and ranks the world’s best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, objective research.
July 20, 2021 - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) recently ruled that certain Brookfield entities’ (Brookfield’s) conduct and disclosure in connection with its hostile takeover bid for Inter Pipeline Ltd. (IPL) were clearly abusive to IPL shareholders and the capital markets, and therefore contrary to...