Publications

White paper: Should the Quebec government consider the social enterprise model in order to achieve a renewed capitalism?

The issue of the role of business in society is at the heart of current events. The context of economic recovery is prompting reflection on the role of companies in promoting social values and the renewal of capitalism. This white paper calls for legislative innovation in Quebec corporate law to create a new model for socially responsible businesses.

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Office spaces closing for the holiday season

On December 15, 2020, the Quebec government announced new containment measures for the holiday season, the idea being to take advantage of the usual slowdown in activities during this period to try to blunt the second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Among the various measures, one in particular caught our attention.

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Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020 (Bill C-11) – Overview of changes to the applicable regime

In recent years, technological advances have led to a sudden digitization of daily life and, consequently, of personal information. More than ever, data, including personal information, has become a commodity used to predict individuals’ behaviour. “[I]n an era in which data is constantly flowing across borders and geographic boundaries and significant economic activity relies on the analysis, circulation and exchange of personal information,” it is increasingly necessary to regulate this digital revolution to allow organizations and individuals to benefit from its undeniable advantages while limiting the potential privacy risk.

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