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...
Davies Welcomes Mark Firman
We are pleased to welcome our new partner, Mark Firman, to our Pensions, Employment & Executive Compensation practice.
Mark brings a unique blend of in-depth knowledge and perspective to the firm, having served for several years as director and legal counsel at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Mark’s deep familiarity with public pension funds, stemming from his extensive experience advising from both the outside and the inside, will help situate our firm as trusted advisors to this growing group of international dealmakers. Mark’s expertise extends across the full spectrum of pensions and benefits law, from the structuring and design of public and private plans and pension fund investments to the pensions and benefits aspects of corporate transactions and reorganizations.
Based in our Toronto office, Mark will join Jessica Bullock in providing strategic counsel and growing our thought leadership in this dynamic area.
June 19, 2019 - The federal government has released much anticipated draft legislation proposing changes to the rules relating to the taxation of stock options. The legislative proposals are expected to come into force on January 1, 2020, and to apply to option agreements entered into after 2019. The release,...