June 30, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the imposition of safety measures by governments around the world, including that in Canada, to protect the health of their citizens. Similarly, businesses have imposed safety measures to protect their employees. These measures include restrictions on...
Davies Wins National Corporate Firm of the Year: Canada at IFLR Americas Awards 2018
Davies has been named “National Corporate Firm of the Year: Canada” at the International Financial Law Review’s (IFLR’s) 13th annual Americas Awards, held on May 17 in New York City.
The National Corporate Firm of the Year award is given to the firm with the best track record advising on groundbreaking cross-border deals in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate restructuring transactions.
Recent deals demonstrating Davies’ expertise in this area include Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.’s acquisition of CST Brands Inc., and the subsequent sale of a portion of CST Brands Inc. to Parkland Fuel Corporation; and Barrick Gold Corporation’s strategic divestiture and partnership with Shandong Gold.
The IFLR awards are based exclusively on legal innovation. They honour deals that break new legal ground and set market precedents.
May 27, 2020 - As part of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Finance recently published a draft legislative proposal, the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19) (Proposal), that, if implemented, would provide for an automatic six-month suspension of...