Sept. 23, 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...
Davies Welcomes New Partner Aaron Atkinson
Davies is pleased to announce that Aaron Atkinson has joined Davies as a partner in our Toronto office.
Aaron brings nearly 20 years of experience advising clients across industry sectors in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate finance, capital markets and securities, and corporate governance matters. With his depth of knowledge and exceptional track record advising on some of the country’s most high-profile M&A transactions and proxy contests, Aaron is well versed in the issues central to our clients’ business interests. His seasoned expertise and strategic insights will bolster the strength of our M&A and corporate practices and serve as an invaluable resource to clients, both domestically and internationally.
Well regarded as a pre-eminent lawyer in multiple practice areas, Aaron is consistently ranked in leading industry publications, including Chambers Canada, IFLR 1000, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.
Sept. 18, 2020 - When privacy laws for the private sector were in their infancy in Canada, more than 20 years ago, there was no Internet of Things, Facebook was FaceMash and limited to the Harvard campus, and Google was a toddler. In 2020 there are on average 4 billion Google searches a day, Facebook has more...