Jan. 15, 2020 - The official Annual Report under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) for the fiscal year 2018-19 was released at the end of 2019. This document sets out various statistics and other noteworthy developments during that time frame (i.e., April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019) relating to the two...
Davies Welcomes Michel Gélinas
Davies is pleased to announce that Michel Gélinas has joined the firm as a partner in our Montréal office. Michel’s practice focuses on advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and corporate finance, both in Canada and internationally.
“Michel’s reputation as a leading practitioner providing exceptional business-focused advice to his Canadian, U.S. and international clients strengthens our firm’s ability to counsel clients on cross-border and international transactions,” said Philippe Johnson, Managing Partner, Montréal.
“I am excited by the opportunity to bring my cross-border experience to Davies and to grow my practice in a firm known for, among other things, its client-centric approach to the delivery of the highest quality legal services,” said Michel.
Well-recognized as a pre-eminent practitioner in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate law, Michel is consistently ranked in a number of publications, including Chambers Canada, Lexpert, Who’s Who Legal, The Best Lawyers in Canada and Martindale-Hubbell.
Dec. 23, 2019 - In his own version of the pre-holiday rush, the Canadian Commissioner of Competition has in the last several days challenged one merger transaction and entered into a consent agreement to preserve assets pending his review of another. The Commissioner’s latest actions reflect and reinforce the...