May 16, 2019 - The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently published a notice and request for comment that proposes amendments (Proposed Amendments) to Part 9 of National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions (NI 44-102). The Proposed Amendments, when adopted, will provide a new regime for...
Oakland Corridor Partners Preferred Bidder in Final Segment of I-75 Modernization Project
Davies acted as transaction counsel for a group of infrastructure fund investors and the equity arms of engineering and construction firms in the I-75 Modernization Project in Michigan.
The Oakland Corridor Partners team, comprised of John Laing Investments Limited, AECOM Capital Inc., Jay Dee Contractors, Inc., Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., Dan's Excavating, Inc., and C.A. Hull, was the preferred bidder to design, build, finance and maintain the third and final segment. This segment was subject to adjustment prior to financial close and was valued at $1.4 billion. According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, the innovative design-build-finance-maintain contracting model will allow the entire project to be completed a decade sooner than originally scheduled.
Feb. 22, 2019 - Bill C-86 introduces significant changes to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) that will come into effect on June 13, 2019. Corporations governed by the CBCA (excluding corporations that are reporting issuers or are listed on a “designated stock exchange” as defined in the...