Representative Work

Real Estate Transaction: Financing and Acquisition of a Real Estate Management Corporation

Langlois acted for a real estate investor in connection with the acquisition of a corporation that owned a portfolio of more than 50 rental housing units. First, Langlois advised the investor in putting in place the necessary financing for the acquisition, and then assisted him with the negotiation and closing of the purchase of all the issued and outstanding shares of the corporation, including the rights under all the leases.

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Financing – Security in Canada and the United States

Advised and represented a Canadian bank in connection with the extension of credit in the form of a $900,000 term loan to a Quebec SMB with a US subsidiary. Worked together with a Vermont law firm to obtain a $900,000 guarantee from the US subsidiary as well as a general security agreement charging all its assets.

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Financing – Reorganization

Assisted an SMB in the food-processing and restaurant sector in its search for long-term financing from various financial institutions in order to expand its business. Developed a plan for the reorganization of its corporate structure so as to obtain financing better-suited to its needs. The reorganization allowed it to optimize its daily operations and more effectively control its growth.

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Litigation – Seizure in Revendication

Urgent court proceeding on behalf of an unpaid vendor who no longer had access to the goods sold, in order to obtain an order of seizure-in-revendication allowing the seller to retake the goods wherever they may be.

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Langlois lawyers Contributes to the Transformation of Forestville into Hollywood

Forestville, a town in the Quebec’s Upper North Shore region, was partially transformed into a Hollywood set during the filming of a TV series based on the best-selling novel The truth About the Harry Quebert Affair. This project was made possible thanks to the efforts and expertise of a team of Langlois lawyers consisting of François Mainguy, a lawyer, partner, and Pascal Archambault, a lawyer at the firm, who assisted the company that owned part of the filming location in reaching an agreement between it and the producers of the series.

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LKD Represents AlliancePharma Inc. in the Acquisition of Elitis Pharma Inc.

Langlois Kronström Desjardins represented AlliancePharma Inc., a corporation listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV: APA), in connection with its acquisition of Elitis Pharma Inc.for $4,150,000 and a concurrent secured credit facility, thereby making it the largest provider of replacement pharmacists and technical assistants in Quebec. The LKD team, led by Maxime Lemieux (business law) and Judith Martin-Trudeau (business law) with the support of Lina Thibault (business law paralegal), takes this opportunity to congratulate the management team of AlliancePharma Inc. on this acquisition and to express its confidence in the future growth and success of this dynamic corporation.

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LKD Acts for MédiaMed Technologies Inc. and Its Major Shareholders in the Sale of All Its Shares to Groupe Logibec Inc.

In a transaction announced on March 9, 2015 involving the sale of all the shares of MédiaMed Technologies Inc., the LKD team was led by Lily Germain (business law) assisted by Judith Martin-Trudeau (business law) and paralegal Lina Thibault.

MédiaMed Technologies is a major Canadian provider of business intelligence solutions and consulting services for healthcare institutions in Canada.

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An important victory for Metro Inc. in an oppression-remedy lawsuit

In the context of an oppression remedy and cancellation of share issuance proceedings against Metro Inc., a major Canadian grocery retailer, Langlois Kronström Desjardins successfully defended against the claim of a group of shareholder merchants who maintained, In Québec Superior Court, that Metro’s share-capital structure and the make-up of its board of directors breached their rights.

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Victory in Superior Court

On September 27, 2010, in the matter of Yves Gougoux et al. v. Alain Richard (S.C. No 500-17-036017-070) the Quebec Superior Court granted a motion to have a litigant declared quarrelsome.

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Another brilliant Supreme Court victory

Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins represented the interests of the secured creditor and trustee in the bankruptcy of Latte des Berges Inc. The Superior Court ruled that wrongful omissions on the part of Kruger Inc. resulted in the loss of stumpage fees (TSFMA), and the Court of Appeal upheld the lower court’s order that Kruger pay $1.75 million

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Gasoline price-fixing cartel: class action

A legal team from Langlois Kronström Desjardins, as a part of a class action suit on competition law concerning the fixation of the price of gasoline in Victoriaville, Sherbrooke, and Magog, successfully had the motion instituted against their client dismissed.

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Mont Sainte-Anne and Sépaq ratify an agreement

Mont Sainte-Anne and the Société des Établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq) have recently announced the ratification of an agreement, amending some transaction clauses brought in during the transfer of Mont Sainte-Anne Station in 1994.

The Langlois Kronström Desjardins firm has supported the Sépaq throughout this undertaking, according to a fully integrated work approach and under the direction of the Sépaq litigation department.

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