May 27, 2020 - Preventing corruption is a day-to-day challenge that requires society as a whole to become aware of the necessity to foster a real cultural shift. Although legislation and internal policies remain essential, they are not sufficient to prevent corruption. They must be supplemented by a...
Elisa Kearney Named Secretary-Treasurer of the Competition Law Executive
Davies partner Elisa Kearney has been appointed to serve as Secretary-Treasurer on the Canadian Bar Association’s Competition Law Section Executive.
In her new role, Elisa will lend her expertise in supporting the Section’s mission to promote legal and policy analysis, dialogue, education, diversity and leadership among Canadian competition law practitioners.
Elisa is widely recognized for her vast knowledge in all areas of competition and antitrust law, including merger controls, cartel investigations, reviewable conduct, misleading advertising and litigation. She is consistently ranked in numerous publications, including Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2016, she was the only Canadian lawyer recognized in the Global Competition Review’s “40 under 40” list.
May 25, 2020 - The federal government has published a draft legislative proposal that would allow for the extension of certain legislative time limits and other periods due to COVID-19. The draft proposal (referenced as the Time Limits and Other Periods Act [COVID-19]) released on May 20, 2020,...