Davies Named “Elite” Canadian Firm by Global Competition Review

Davies’ Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment team has once again garnered an “Elite” ranking for Canada in the GCR’s annual survey of the world’s top competition practices – the highest category awarded in the jurisdiction.

The guide commends Davies’ “long list of global deals” over the past year as well as our impressive work in competition litigation and investigations, including multiple major ongoing cartel matters. Partners George Addy, John Bodrug, Elisa Kearney, Sandra Forbes, Adam Fanaki and Charles Tingley were mentioned for their notable work in this year’s guide.

Now in its 19th edition, the GCR 100 provides a qualitative analysis of the law firms doing the most important competition and antitrust work around the world.


Small Mergers Loom Large on Canadian Competition Bureau’s Radar

Sept. 30, 2019 - Canada’s Competition Bureau is actively seeking and reviewing smaller acquisitions that may not exceed pre-merger notification thresholds under the Competition Act but that may nonetheless raise substantive competition issues. The Bureau’s demonstrated interest in evaluating smaller mergers...

Top Court Expands Scope of Potential Liability in Price-Fixing Class Actions

Sept. 24, 2019 - The Supreme Court of Canada has released its long-awaited decision in two companion appeals that have significant implications for class actions alleging conduct that contravenes the criminal provisions found in Part VI of the Competition Act (Act). In its decision in Pioneer Corporation...