Jan. 30, 2020 - In our annual Tax Review and Outlook report, we look back at significant developments that shaped the Canadian and U.S. tax landscapes in 2019 and offer our predictions on what to expect in the year ahead. Key Canadian Developments in 2019 Proposed changes to the employee stock option rules...
Davies Named Canadian Tax Firm of the Year by International Tax Review
Recognizing our outstanding transactional tax work over the past year, International Tax Review presented Davies with the award for Canadian Tax Firm of the Year at the 2019 ITR Americas Tax Awards held on September 19 in New York. The award highlighted our involvement in several groundbreaking transactions, including Barrick Gold Corporation's US$18.3-billion share-for-share merger with Randgold Resources Limited; Apotex International Inc.'s sale of its European generics business to Aurobindo Pharma Limited; and Michelin Group's US$1.7-billion acquisition of Camso Inc.
Davies was also recognized for playing a key role in in two Impact Deals of the Year: Barrick’s merger with Randgold and Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s $2.5-billion acquisition of MedReleaf Corp.
Held annually, the ITR Americas Tax Awards celebrate the top tax practices and deals across the Americas, taking into consideration the value of the transaction, complexity, innovation and impact.
Jan. 30, 2020 - Review of U.S. Tax Developments in 2019 In 2019, the U.S. tax world continued to be primarily concerned with developing guidance under the monumental Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was enacted at the end of 2017. Major regulatory projects were proposed beginning in 2018,...