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

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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Data Breach Notification Obligations Coming into Force

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.

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Press Releases

The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2018

Langlois lawyers is pleased to announce that 24 of its lawyers have been named leading practitioners in the 2018 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and remains an excellent reference in business and litigation law in Quebec.

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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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Langlois’ Legal Tips

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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Launch of National Impaired Driving Prevention Week

The upcoming legislation to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, together with the arrival of spring that tempts us to venture out more, has prompted us to make all road users aware of the inaugural National Impaired Driving Prevention Week from March 18 to 24, 2018.

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