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Home Capital Faces Long Road at OSC: Hearings Could Be a Multi-Year Process[124]

May 11, 2017 – Davies partner Kent Thomson was recently quoted in National Post, Financial Post, about Home Capital Group Inc. and the lengthy process it will face as it struggles to shore up its liquidity and restore market confidence. Kent pointed out that depending on how the proceedings play out, “it could be…


Davies Earns Top Marks in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017[125]

May 05, 2017 – The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 has recognized 91 Davies lawyers as leading practitioners, with 33 achieving the highest ranking of Most Frequently Recommended in at least one area of specialization. Our firm is also recognized as Most Frequently Recommended in 16 practice areas….


The Meaning of “Existence”: Wrestling with “Some Basis in Fact” and Common Issues After Pro-Sys[126]

Apr. 20, 2017 – For 15 years, the standard of proof applied on certification motions in class actions has been the “some basis in fact” standard. However, the concept of “some basis in fact” is ill-defined, easier to describe in the negative and nearly impossible to delineate with certainty. While fraught with…


Davies Lawyers Unmatched in Chambers Global 2017[127]

Mar. 27, 2017 – Davies’ status as a leading Canadian law firm has once again been confirmed by Chambers and Partners in its annual publication Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Davies has the highest percentage of Band 1 lawyer rankings as well as the highest percentage of overall lawyer…


Benchmark Canada Honours Davies Litigation Team[128]

Feb. 27, 2017 – Benchmark Canada held its fifth annual awards ceremony on February 23 at the Park Hyatt Yorkville in Toronto. Our firm was honoured with the following four awards for outstanding achievements in litigation: Guy Du Pont – Hall of Fame award Stéphane Eljarrat – White-Collar Crime/Enforcement…

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