June 30, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the imposition of safety measures by governments around the world, including that in Canada, to protect the health of their citizens. Similarly, businesses have imposed safety measures to protect their employees. These measures include restrictions on...
Davies Recognized as Top-Tier Firm in World Tax 2020
International Tax Review (ITR) has once again affirmed Davies’ reputation as a leading global tax adviser, ranking our firm as Tier 1 in its 2020 World Tax guide.
In its profile of Davies, ITR notes that the firm “maintains a dominant position in Canada” in the areas of transactional tax, tax controversy and general corporate tax. Notable recent transactions include advising Barrick Gold Corporation in its US$18.3-billion share-for-share merger with Randgold Resources Limited; Apotex International Inc. in the sale of its European generics business to Aurobindo Pharma Limited; and Michelin Group in its US$1.7-billion acquisition of Camso Inc.
World Tax is ITR’s annual guide to the most effective tax practitioners in more than 50 jurisdictions globally, as determined by client and peer feedback and evidence of outstanding work in the past year.
June 09, 2020 - Introduction Earlier this year, Parliament enacted legislation adopting the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) through amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) (Act). We previously reviewed the initial legislation in detail. Read our earlier analysis. In a press release issued on May...