Jan. 30, 2020 - In our annual Tax Review and Outlook report, we look back at significant developments that shaped the Canadian and U.S. tax landscapes in 2019 and offer our predictions on what to expect in the year ahead. Key Canadian Developments in 2019 Proposed changes to the employee stock option rules...
Davies Recognized as Top-Tier Firm in World Tax 2019
International Tax Review (ITR) has listed Davies as a Tier 1 firm in the 2019 edition of its World Tax guide.
In its profile of Davies, ITR commends the firm’s transactional and litigation tax practices, noting that it had “an impressive run of cases” during the research period. Notable recent transactions on which the team has acted include advising McKesson Corporation in its $3 billion acquisition of Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus; Restaurant Brands International Inc., owner of Burger King and Tim Hortons, in its US$1.8-billion acquisition of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc; and HP in its $1.05 billion acquisition of the printer business of Samsung Electronics.
World Tax 2019 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 best practice in their work.
Jan. 30, 2020 - Review of U.S. Tax Developments in 2019 In 2019, the U.S. tax world continued to be primarily concerned with developing guidance under the monumental Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was enacted at the end of 2017. Major regulatory projects were proposed beginning in 2018,...