Dispute Resolution


Canadian and U.S. Tax Laws: A Review of 2018 and a Look Ahead to 2019[72]

Jan. 31, 2019 – In our annual Tax Review and Outlook report, we look back at significant developments in the Canadian and U.S. tax landscapes in 2018 and offer our predictions on what to expect in 2019. Key Canadian Developments in 2018 Budget 2018 scaled back controversial initiative on taxation of passive…


Canadian Tax Laws: A Review of 2018 and a Look Ahead to 2019[73]

Jan. 31, 2019 – Each year at this time we offer a look back at some of the more significant income tax developments in Canada affecting domestic and international business over the past year and a look ahead to possible Canadian tax developments in the coming year. Legislative Developments in 2018Budget 2018A. …


The Autorité des marchés publics Assumes Its Responsibilities[74]

Jan. 25, 2019 – The majority of the activities of the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) under the Act respecting contracting by public bodies were transferred to the Autorité des marchés publics (AMP) on January 25, 2019. The AMP was created in response to the first recommendation of the Charbonneau Commission…


Supreme Court to Rule on Novel Claims Against Canadian Multinationals Operating Abroad[75]

Jan. 22, 2019 – The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal in Araya v Nevsun Resources Ltd on January 23, 2019. The case involves a mine in Eritrea that is majority-owned and operated by a subsidiary of a Canadian company. At issue in the appeal is whether Eritrean nationals who allege that they were…

In the News

Luis Sarabia Speaks to National Post About Human Rights Case Headed to SCC[76]

Jan. 07, 2019 – In an article published recently in the National Post, Davies partner Luis Sarabia shared his perspectives on the upcoming appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada regarding the application of customary international law to Canadian businesses operating abroad. “Customary international law (CIL) is…

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