Is the Civil-Law Right to Examine the Declarant of a Sworn Statement Transposable to Disciplinary Law?

The facts of this case are fairly straightforward. A disciplinary complaint alleging 18 separate offences (the “Complaint”) was filed by Mtre Annick Normandin, the assistant syndic of the Chambre des notaires (the “Complainant”) against a notary, Mtre De Barros (the “Respondent”), accompanied by Mtre Normandin’s sworn statement, as required by section 127 of the Professional Code.

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Drafting a Mediation Clause: Important Factors to Consider

Mediation is now a well established legal practice. The ambit of the mediation process is no longer confined to traditional contexts, and its usefulness in civil and commercial matters is widely acknowledged. Whether the parties’ intention to take part in mediation is rooted in monetary considerations, a desire for procedural flexibility or confidentiality concerns, mediation has several undeniable advantages.

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Press Releases

Gabrielle Brochu Receives the Quebec Bar’s Mérite du Barreau Award for Social Involvement

Langlois lawyers congratulates Gabrielle Brochu, a partner of the firm, who is to receive the Quebec Bar’s Mérite du Barreau award for social involvement during the Journée du Barreau du Québec symposium to be held in Montreal on June 14, 2018. The Mérite awards are conferred on members of the Bar who have distinguished themselves through their exceptional contributions to social justice.

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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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