Canada is seen as a stable environment for foreign investment, and its predictable regulatory environment is appealing for businesses that face more uncertainty in other countries
Corporate directors must consider both multiple stakeholders and multiple challenges: from activist shareholders to environmental, social and governance issues to the oversight of corporate conduct ...
On December 10, 2019, affiliates of real estate funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. (collectively, Blackstone) acquired all of the subsidiaries and assets of Dream Global Real Estate ...
A nationally coordinated class-action system remains elusive as provincial class actions conflict and come to different conclusions
Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Elisa Kearney has been appointed secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Bar Association
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. completes its recapitalization transaction pursuant to a court-approved arrangement
Newmont’s $10-billion friendly offer for Goldcorp was shaken when Barrick suddenly made a hostile bid for the acquirer
The Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses a proposed class action against Brewers Retail and the LCBO on allegations of price-fixing.
Mark Firman has joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner in the firm’s Pensions, Employment & Executive Compensation practice.
The Competition Bureau has new leadership and new priorities to ensure fairness in a digital world
An 80¢ dollar and the cannabis rush have lured investors to Canada from around the world.
Canada is an interesting option to US investors for a number of reasons, from cannabis to tax changes
Canadian lawyers act on Caster Semenya’s important case with the Olympic Committee
An Ontario judge finds that class counsel’s interest in a costs award had priority over General Motors of Canada’s interest as a secured creditor
As the canadian cannabis sector continues to grow, M&A lawyers have seen a rise in major deals, both nationally and internationally
In Toronto, Aaron Atkinson joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner
Canadian courts delivered a number of notable decisions that affected Canadian business in 2018, including the Federal Court of Appeal overturning Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General)
This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
In Montréal, Michel Gélinas joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner
In-house counsel need to manage interests that sometimes overlap, sometimes collide