Dispute Resolution


Responding to Compulsory Production Orders from the Competition Bureau: Federal Court of Canada Provides Practical Guidance[160]

Sept. 30, 2015 – Canada’s Commissioner of Competition is armed with a variety of compulsory powers that he can use in pursuing investigations. One such power is the ability, with the permission of a court, to subpoena documents and information under section 11 of the Canadian Competition Act. Of late, the…


Supreme Court of Canada Rules in Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje[161]

Sept. 08, 2015 – On September 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously held in Chevron Corp v. Yaiguaje that the Ontario court has jurisdiction to hear an action brought by Ecuadorian plaintiffs seeking the recognition and enforcement in Ontario of a US$9. 51-billion Ecuadorian judgment for environmental…


Ninety-one Davies Lawyers Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016[162]

Aug. 24, 2015 – Ninety-one lawyers from Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 across 33 areas of specialization, with five lawyers named Lawyer of the Year and seven practitioners newly recognized. Best Lawyers awards the Lawyer of the…

In the News

Ontario Taxi Drivers Launch Class Action Against Uber as It Expands to Four More Canadian Cities – Financial Post, National Post[163]

July 23, 2015 – In a Financial Post article concerning a class-action lawsuit launched on behalf of all taxi and limousine drivers, owners and brokers against Uber Technologies Inc., centring on the company’s UberX service, Davies partner Kent Thomson discusses the legal hurdles the suit will have to overcome in…


Leading-Edge Practices in Subsidiary Governance[164]

June 17, 2015 – At a recent presentation at the Davies Academy for Continuing Professional Development, Davies partner Luis Sarabia and Davies affiliated scholar Poonam Puri discussed recent legal proceedings in which courts have been asked to hold parent companies directly liable in negligence for the actions of…

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