Dispute Resolution


Pétroles Global: Calculating Fines Imposed on Corporations[165]

May 04, 2015 – When an organization – including a corporation, a company or a partnership – is found guilty of a criminal offence, section 718. 21 of the Criminal Code requires a court to take a number of factors into consideration when determining the fine, including: any profits realized as a result of the…


Secondary Market Liability: Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Screening Mechanism for Class Actions[166]

Apr. 20, 2015 – In Theratechnologies inc v. 121851 Canada inc. ,1 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled for the first time on a case involving the new secondary securities market liability regimes. These regimes, which have been adopted in most Canadian provinces, facilitate actions by investors when reporting…


Davies Continues as a Leader in Chambers Global 2015[167]

Mar. 18, 2015 – Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP has again been recognized as one of Canada’s leading law firms by Chambers and Partners in its 2015 annual publication, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Davies has the highest percentage of lawyer rankings as well as the highest…


Davies’ 2015 Corporate/Securities Law Moot[168]

Mar. 09, 2015 – Advance notice bylaws, which require dissident shareholders to provide notice to a corporation’s board prior to a shareholder meeting of candidates theyintend to nominate for election as directors at the meeting, have been a hot topic recently in Canadian corporate governance and have been the…


Experts Only[169]

Mar. 06, 2015 – When you follow a guide off piste you are letting your guide take your life in their hands. Before doing so you will no doubt vet the qualifications of your guide to ensure that they have the necessary experience and skill to lead you safely down the mountain. In this article published in…


Davies Named Litigation Firm of the Year in Québec and National Competition Firm of the Year by Benchmark Canada[170]

Feb. 25, 2015 – Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is proud to have been recognized at the annual Benchmark Canada Awards for the third time as Firm of the Year in Québec. The firm was also recognized as National Competition Firm of the Year. Matthew Milne-Smith was also recognized as National Insolvency…

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