The Comeau case: are we headed for liberalized interprovincial trade in Canada? The Supreme Court will soon decide.

The Provincial Court of New Brunswick’s decision in R. v. Comeau was rendered on April 29, 2016 by Judge Ronald LeBlanc in Campbellton, N.B. While it has not garnered a lot of media attention in Quebec, this decision, which is currently before the Supreme Court of Canada, could have a major impact on interprovincial trade, specifically in terms of liberalizing the market for alcoholic beverages, and generally on the powers of the provinces to legislate on imports from other Canadian provinces.

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Nicola Di Iorio given the Advocatus Emeritus distinction by the Quebec Bar

Montreal, August 11, 2017 – Langlois lawyers, LLP congratulates Nicola Di Iorio, a partner of the firm and co-head of its labour and employment law group, for receiving the Advocatus Emeritus distinction from the Quebec Bar. This distinction is an acknowledgement by the Bar of his leadership and remarkable accomplishments in the area of labour and employment law.

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Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers 2017

Jean-François Gagnon among the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada
Jean-François Gagnon has just been recognized as one of the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada in 2017 by Canadian Lawyer magazine in its special edition, Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers. Following a vote, he was recognized for his achievements in the Corporate-Commercial category.

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Langlois’ Legal Tips: Settling a Dispute – Release & Discharge

Your work involves managing disputes, and you have just settled a file with one person, but would like to retain the option to sue other parties involved in the dispute. Did you know that the release & discharge that you give this person may preclude you from suing anyone else in connection with the dispute, even parties not covered by the release & discharge?

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Langlois’ Legal Tips : The Shareholder Agreement

You are an entrepreneur and a shareholder of a start-up corporation that you and your partners have created. You would like to have access to the minutes of meetings of the corporation’s board of directors and to the resolutions it has adopted, but you are not a member of the board.

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