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Antoine Bigenwald and Jean-François Vézina to Give a Conference Presentation on Payments in the Construction Industry and Legal Hypothecs

February 28, 2018

Professionals who act as construction economists or estimators in Quebec will be able to find out more about the issues involved with payments in the construction industry and legal hypothecs, thanks to a presentation to be given by Antoine Bigenwald and Jean-François Vézina at a conference organized by the Quebec association of construction estimators and economists (AEÉCQ) on March 1st in Montréal.

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Data Breach Notification Obligations Coming into Force

May 24, 2018

This article originally appeared on The Lawyer’s Daily website published by LexisNexis Canada Inc. on May 7, 2018.
On June 18, 2015, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) was amended to impose data breach reporting requirements. On April 18, 2018, the federal government released the Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations (The “Regulation”), which set forth the rules and requirements applicable in the event of a breach of security safeguards affecting personal information. The Regulation will come into effect on November 1, 2018, at the same time as the statutory requirements pertaining to data breach reporting.

An Attempted Fraud Thwarted by Langlois lawyers’ Cyber-Security and Business Law Team

May 24, 2018

A recent case – beware!
Yesterday we received a request for assistance from a foreign lawyer in connection with a commercial transaction involving a Quebec company. The email was short, concise and seemed perfectly legitimate. We began our approach by checking whether the lawyer in question was featured on the website of his purported law firm and whether the sender’s email address corresponded to that indicated on the firm’s website, and it did.

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