William D. Hart, a partner in corporate and commercial law at Langlois and head of the firm’s France-Quebec practice group, was recently quoted in an article entitled “Businesses for Sale: The French to the Rescue” (Absence de repreneur : les Français à la rescousse), in Les Affaires magazine.
In order to promote an increased appreciation of classical music among young business people, lawyer Cynthia Brunet has agreed to serve as a member of the ambassadors committee for the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal’s Bal d’une nuit d’été event.
On April 6th Isabelle Toupin, a partner in the business law group, gave a training session to entrepreneurs on the legal issues involved in acquiring a business.
Pierre-Luc Desgagné and Émilie Audy publish an article in The Lawyer’s Daily on the 10-year legacy of Quebec’s corporate governance act
Pierre-Luc Desgagné, partner, and Émilie Audy, an associate, both at Langlois lawyers, recently published an article entitled “A ten-year look at Quebec’s corporate governance act” in which they provide an overview of the governance changes that have taken place on boards of directors of state-owned enterprises since the adoption of the Act respecting the Governance of State-owned Enterprises in 2006, as well as an assessment of what remains to be accomplished to achieve greater diversity, particularly on the boards of private-sector corporations.
In addition to having placed Langlois lawyers in the Recommended category, the prestigious directory of leading litigation lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Litigation – Benchmark Canada has just published its annual rankings, which include 19 litigators from the firm. For Langlois lawyers, this is a record number of inclusions in this select category.
Mylany David, partner, and Adèle Poirier, lawyer, both at Langlois lawyers, recently delivered a professional development session entitled “The Commercial Lease: a two-step drafting process” on four separate occasions.