Oct. 23, 2020 - The Competition Act provides the Commissioner of Competition with a number of powerful investigative tools in respect of both criminal and civil matters, including the power to obtain and execute search warrants that allow Competition Bureau officers to enter premises and to seize...
Six Davies Lawyers Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Competition 2020
Who’s Who Legal and Global Competition Review have named Davies lawyers George Addy, Anita Banicevic, John Bodrug, Mark Katz and Elisa Kearney among the world’s best competition and antitrust practitioners in the 2020 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Competition.
The guide also names Charles Tingley as a Future Leader – a recognition awarded to practitioners aged 45 and under who stand out for their expertise in competition law.
Widely recognized as an industry leader both nationally and internationally, Davies’ Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment team regularly acts on the most high-profile and complex merger, cartel and monopolization matters in Canada, as well as cutting-edge competition litigation cases. Recent highlights include acting for Celgene Corporation on competition matters related to its US$74-billion sale to Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Alstom Transport SA in its proposed acquisition of Bombardier Transportation’s rail and train division; and funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. in Blackstone’s $6.2-billion all-cash acquisition of Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust.
Who’s Who Legal: Competition features the top competition lawyers from across the globe as determined via comprehensive, independent survey work with both clients and peers.
Sept. 17, 2020 - As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to unfold around the globe, antitrust considerations remain important for businesses evaluating strategic options and reacting to the pandemic’s disruptive impact on business operations. The legality of competitor collaborations, the applicable...