Dispute Resolution


Revenu Québec May Seize Records Relating to Accounts Held Outside Québec by Banks Operating in Québec[52]

July 09, 2019 – The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed the appeal of 1068754 Alberta Ltd. (Alberta Ltd.) against a judgment rendered by the Court of Appeal of Québec, which in turn had upheld the decision rendered by the Superior Court. The appeal originated from Alberta Ltd.’s contestation of a formal demand…


Thirty Davies Partners Named Leaders in Cross-Border Law[53]

June 14, 2019 – In recognition of our reputation for excellence in advising on cross-border issues, the 2019 Lexpert Guide to US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada has named 30 of our partners as leaders in the field. The guide highlights our lawyers’ expertise across eight key areas, including Business Issues,…


The (Not So) Long Arm of the OSC: Commission Declines Jurisdiction in Public Interest Dispute[54]

June 07, 2019 – In declining jurisdiction in a proceeding initiated by an activist shareholder, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) articulated its approach to long-arm regulation. The recently released reasons in In the Matter of Mangrove Partners and In the Matter of TransAlta Corporation1 provide new and…


Superior Court Refuses to Cancel Order Allowing Expansion of Canadian Malartic Mine[55]

May 23, 2019 – In Dave Lemire v Canadian Malartic Mine GP and La Procureure générale du Québec, 2017 QCCS 1438, the Québec Superior Court (Court) dismissed an application for judicial review brought by Dave Lemire, a resident of the city of Malartic. Mr. Lemire asked for the cancellation of a government order…


Supreme Court of Canada Paves Way for a National Securities Regulator[56]

May 21, 2019 – The following article was originally published in our 2019 Canadian Capital Markets Report. Read the complete report. On November 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously ruled in Reference re Pan-Canadian Securities Regulation1 that the federal government’s second attempt to create a…

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