Mar. 27, 2020 - Across the globe, courts are rapidly adapting their practices and procedures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a number of jurisdictions, hearings have been adjourned, procedures and timelines for filings have been amended, and limitation periods have been suspended. We have summarized...
Sandra Forbes Named Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers
Davies partner Sandra Forbes has been elected for a four-year term on the Board of Regents of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), widely considered the premier professional organization of trial lawyers in North America.
Sandra specializes in corporate, class action, securities and competition litigation, with a particular focus on defending clients in national and cross-border class actions. She represents clients before all levels of court and various administrative tribunals, including the Competition Tribunal. Sandra is consistently recognized in numerous ranking publications, including Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal and The Best Lawyers in Canada.
As one of 15 regents, Sandra is responsible for governance and oversight of the affairs of the College, which, with more than 6,000 Fellows in the United States and Canada, is dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics and the administration of justice.
Mar. 25, 2020 - The global COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented and rapidly evolving challenges for companies attempting to fulfil their contractual obligations in the face of supply chain interruptions, labour shortages, government-ordered closures and unexpected declines in demand. In these...