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 Lawyers Unrivalled in Chambers Global 2019
Chambers and Partners has once again recognized Davies as a top Canadian law firm in the 2019 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
This year’s guide recognizes 39 Davies lawyers with 45 rankings, including 16 lawyers ranked Band 1 – more than any other law firm in Canada. The firm also received the highest percentage of lawyers ranked and the highest percentage of lawyer rankings among all Canadian firms. Davies achieved rankings in the following 11 practice areas:
- Banking & Finance
- Capital Markets
- Dispute Resolution
- Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
- Energy: Power
- Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
The guide also commends Davies’ strength in providing U.S. law advice in its spotlight section on International & Cross-Border Capabilities.
Chambers and Partners has published guides to the legal profession since 1990. It identifies and ranks the world’s best lawyers and law firms on the basis of in-depth, objective research.
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...