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...
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.
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,...