Three Davies Partners Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Private Client 2018

Davies partners Elie Roth, Rhonda Rudick and Tim Youdan have been recognized among the world’s leading Private Client lawyers by Who’s Who Legal 2018.

The guide commends Elie for being a “top name in Canada for sophisticated private client advice” who offers “a variety of tax planning and international investment and trusts advice.”

Published since 1996, Who’s Who Legal identifies the world’s foremost legal practitioners in business law as determined by comprehensive, independent research. Davies’ inclusion in the 2018 Private Client list reflects our unparalleled expertise in helping clients navigate complex domestic and multijurisdictional issues, from taxation to trust structuring to asset management.


Canada Enacts the OECD-Sponsored Multilateral Instrument

June 26, 2019 - Canada has enacted into law the OECD-sponsored Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI). The enactment of June 21, 2019 represents the penultimate step in the domestic ratification of the MLI in Canada, which will be...

CRA’s Audit Powers Have Limits: Challenging Excessive Requests for Information

June 25, 2019 - In three recent decisions, the courts have curtailed the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA’s) broad interpretation of its audit powers and, in so doing, have armed taxpayers with the legal means to push back against excessive or unreasonable requests for information (RFIs) by the CRA. First, in Canada...