June 04, 2021 - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently made good on its promise to hold crypto asset trading platforms (CTPs) operating in Ontario accountable for failing to comply with Ontario securities laws. In a hard-hitting statement of allegations issued on May 25, 2021, the OSC initiated...
Iconic Canadian Investment Firm Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited Sold to Scotiabank
Davies acted for Stephen A. Jarislowsky and S.A. Jarislowsky Investments Inc., the principal shareholders of JFL, in the $1-billion sale of JFL, a leading independent investment firm with approximately $40 billion in assets under management, to Scotiabank. The transaction was completed on May 1, 2018.
The combination will create Canada’s third-largest asset manager with $166 billion in assets under management. The JFL management team will retain investment autonomy and will continue running the business from Montréal, Québec.
June 01, 2021 - Davies’ Canadian Mergers & Acquisitions draws on our multijurisdictional M&A experience to offer clear guidance on both the legal framework and the practical aspects of Canadian mergers and acquisitions, including critical tax and regulatory considerations. The recently updated guide is...