Mar. 27, 2020 - Disruptions to businesses in Canada and across the globe as the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to unfold are raising a variety of competition law issues that will need to be managed in responding to challenges and opportunities associated with the ongoing pandemic. We highlight some of...
Davies Scores Top Ranking in Global Competition Review 2020
For the 12th consecutive year, Global Competition Review has named Davies an “Elite” Canadian firm in its annual listing of the world’s top competition practices – the highest category awarded in the jurisdiction.
The guide commends our role in a “long list of global deals” over the past year, as well as our continued track record of success in competition litigation. A sampling of our recent notable work includes acting for Celgene Corp. in its proposed US$74-billion purchase by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.; acting for Monsanto on its €57-billion sale to Bayer, Pfizer on its proposed deal with GlaxoSmithKline related to their consumer healthcare businesses; and the Liquor Control Board of Ontario in successfully defending a multi-billion dollar class action alleging a price-fixing conspiracy.
Compiled independently, the GCR 100 provides a qualitative analysis of the law firms doing the most important competition and antitrust work around the world.
Mar. 20, 2020 - The Canadian Competition Bureau and the Canadian Competition Tribunal have each issued public statements outlining how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their respective operations. While the Bureau remains open for business, with staff operating remotely where possible, the Bureau acknowledges...