May 28, 2020 - The U.S. Treasury Department has issued regulations for debt-equity recharacterization under section 385 of the Internal Revenue Code (the Final Regulations) that finalize without substantive change proposed regulations promulgated in October 2016 (the 2016 Proposed Regulations). Section 385...
Chambers Canada 2018 Recognizes Davies as a Leader in 23 Practice Areas
Davies has once again been recognized as one of Canada’s top law firms by Chambers & Partners in Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The 2018 edition of the guide reaffirms our position as a leader in the industry, with 62 of our lawyers ranked 79 times, including 25 Band 1 lawyer rankings.
Additionally, the guide lists Davies as a leading firm in 23 practice areas, ranked in the following as Band 1:
- Corporate/Commercial: Ontario
- Litigation, General Commercial: Québec
- Private Equity: Fund Formation
- Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
- Real Estate: Ontario
- Real Estate: Québec
Each year, Chambers & Partners conducts research through a series of confidential and non-attributable in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients. The rankings are based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients. The rankings are independent, objective and based solely on the research team’s findings. Chambers Canada is published annually.
May 27, 2020 - As part of the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Finance recently published a draft legislative proposal, the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19) (Proposal), that, if implemented, would provide for an automatic six-month suspension of...