June 30, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the imposition of safety measures by governments around the world, including that in Canada, to protect the health of their citizens. Similarly, businesses have imposed safety measures to protect their employees. These measures include restrictions on...
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.
June 09, 2020 - Introduction Earlier this year, Parliament enacted legislation adopting the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) through amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) (Act). We previously reviewed the initial legislation in detail. Read our earlier analysis. In a press release issued on May...