Oct. 08, 2019 - The Québec Superior Court (QSC) recently struck down as unconstitutional back-to-work legislation (Bill 1271) aimed at the Québec government’s advocates and notaries. The decision, released on September 18, 2019, builds on the recent case law of the Supreme Court of Canada which declared that the...
Davies Recognized as “Top of the Class” in The Legal 500 Canada
The 2019 edition of The Legal 500 Canada has recognized Davies as being “consistently top tier in both service and expertise” and the “best representation at the table,” with Tier 1 rankings in the following practice areas:
- Competition and Antitrust
- Corporate and M&A
- Dispute Resolution: Québec
- Infrastructure and Projects
In addition to the firm results, 51 Davies lawyers received 65 rankings across 13 practice areas, including 27 Leading Lawyers, 7 Next Generation Lawyers and 21 Recommended Lawyers.
Updated annually, The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 100 jurisdictions on the basis of feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.
Oct. 04, 2019 - In SLFI Group v Canada (2019 FCA 217), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) overturned a Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision and ruled that a group of Canadian mutual funds (Funds) was not required to self-assess GST/HST on funding services provided by a U.S. entity, because these services were...