On December 1, 2009, the Superior Court rendered a leading case on whether a motion for declaratory judgment is available in law to confirm the existence of a verbal agreement.
Langlois Kronström Desjardins acted as lead counsel in a major commercial dispute between two mining companies (Canadian Royalties et Nearctic Nickel Mines) involving the vesting of ownership in a mining property under to the terms of an option-joint venture agreement. The final decision of the arbitrator canvasses complex factual and legal issues related to mining project finance and option-joint venture agreements in common use in the mining industry and, as such, constitutes one of the few global precedents on the subject.
Langlois Kronström Desjardins recently successfully defended Concordia University in a $15 million action in damages launched against it by a former student who was expelled from the University for academic misconduct.
Langlois Kronström Desjardins secured a major victory for its long-standing client, Canadian Royalties Inc., in an on-going dispute with its joint venture partner, Ungava Minerals.
Langlois Kronström Desjardins recently successfully completed its engaged on behalf …
On January 29, 2009, the Supreme Court of Canada refused leave to appeal a decision of the Court of Appeal of Québec rendered in favour of Langlois Kronström Desjardin’s clients, Glenn Mullan and Bruce Durham, two directors of Canadian Royalties Inc.