Aug. 05, 2020 - The IRS recently released long-awaited final regulations (Final Regulations) on the limitation on the deductibility of interest expenses under section 163(j), along with new proposed regulations (New Proposed Regulations) that address a variety of highly technical issues that are not covered by...
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.
July 29, 2020 - In Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v Babstock, 2020 SCC 19 (Babstock), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) clarifies the contentious doctrine of “waiver of tort” and provides helpful guidance on the way courts should assess novel claims at the stage of certification of a proposed...