May 27, 2020 - Preventing corruption is a day-to-day challenge that requires society as a whole to become aware of the necessity to foster a real cultural shift. Although legislation and internal policies remain essential, they are not sufficient to prevent corruption. They must be supplemented by a genuine...
George Addy Appointed to Board of Directors of Invest in Canada
Davies partner George Addy has been appointed to the inaugural board of directors of Invest in Canada, a federal agency that promotes Canada globally as a premier investment destination.
George has 40 years of experience in foreign investment, regulatory and competition law, both in Canada and internationally. Former head of the Canadian Competition Bureau, he advises on foreign investment and anti-corruption matters.
The board will work to attract job-creating investment in Canada and connect more Canadian businesses to global supply chains.
May 25, 2020 - The federal government has published a draft legislative proposal that would allow for the extension of certain legislative time limits and other periods due to COVID-19. The draft proposal (referenced as the Time Limits and Other Periods Act [COVID-19]) released on May 20, 2020,...