July 22, 2020 - The Québec Superior Court recently handed down a decision stating that the mandatory closure of businesses ordered by the Québec government on March 24, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic constitutes force majeure. The Court also interpreted a clause of the lease providing that the tenant must...
Three Davies Partners Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Real Estate 2018
Davies’ Commercial Real Estate practice occupies a unique leadership position in commercial real estate transactions, both in Canada and internationally, as a result of our superior client base, our transactional expertise and the capabilities of our team. Recently, the team has acted for Ivanhoé Cambridge in its partnership with Cirque du Soleil to launch an innovative concept in family entertainment centres and for Penguin Investments Inc. and SmartCentres REIT in their multi-billion dollar development of the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.
Published since 1996, Who’s Who Legal identifies the world’s foremost legal practitioners in business law as determined by comprehensive, independent research. The 2018 Real Estate list features 836 practitioners from 51 jurisdictions who have been identified as the most prominent in the field.
June 25, 2020 - As governments attempt to support small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario has joined other provinces in introducing a moratorium on evictions of small business commercial tenants. Passed on June 18, 2020, the Protecting Small Business Act, 2020 temporarily prohibits...