Dispute Resolution


Davies Lawyers Continue to Lead in Chambers Global 2016[145]

Mar. 23, 2016 – 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 of any Canadian law firm. The 2016 edition of…


Hafichuk-Walkin v BCE: Manitoba Becomes the Fifth Province to Shut Down Duplicative Class Actions as “Abuse of Process”[146]

Mar. 22, 2016 – On March 14, 2016, the Manitoba Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited decision in Hafichuk-Walkin v BCE, 2016 MBCA 32, joining the increasing number of Canadian appellate courts that have stayed duplicative class actions using the “abuse of process” doctrine. In 2004, the Merchant Law Group (MLG)…


Davies’ 2016 Corporate/Securities Law Moot[147]

Mar. 07, 2016 – Recognized as the leading event of its kind in Canada, Davies’ annual Corporate/Securities Law Moot, held on March 4 and 5, provides an opportunity for top students at Canadian law schools to debate current legal issues in corporate and securities law with senior practitioners from Toronto law firms…


Competition Tribunal Dismisses Refusal to Deal Application Against CarProof, AutoTrader and Kijiji[148]

Jan. 06, 2016 – On January 4, 2016, the Canadian Competition Tribunal publicly released its decision dismissing Audatex Canada ULC’s application for leave to bring a refusal to deal application under the Competition Act against CarProof Corporation, Trader Corporation and Marktplaats BV. Audatex wanted the …


Banks Face $1-Billion Class Action over Currency Market Allegations[149]

Jan. 01, 2016 – Davies represented Morgan Stanley Canada Limited, a leading global financial services firm, in a class action against 12 global banks based on an alleged conspiracy to artificially fix foreign currency exchange rates. The Davies team on this class action included Kent Thomson, Nick Rodrigo, Matthew…

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