Davis Polk advised Morgan Stanley in connection with its SEC-registered global offering of CAD750 million aggregate principal amount of floating-rate senior notes due 2020. The notes, which are denominated in Canadian dollars, were settled through CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. and offered in Canada to qualified purchasers on a private-placement basis. 

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Christopher S. Schell, counsel Michael Steinberg and associate Vidal Vanhoof. The tax team included partner Po Sit and associate Andrew A. Smith. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York office.