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New ban on reimbursements affecting patient support programs

April 15, 2021

As of April 15, 2021, manufacturers, wholesalers and other intermediaries in the drug supply chain are subject to a new prohibition as a result of the enactment of the Regulation respecting exceptions to the prohibition against paying or reimbursing the price of a medication or supply covered by the basic prescription drug insurance plan (the “Regulation”).

Businesses must now disclose who are their true owners

April 8, 2021

This article first appeared in French in the April 2021 edition of the Journal des Parcs industriels by the Corporation des parcs industriels du Québec.  

An international movement pushing for greater transparency in the corporate world has sparked reform initiatives across Canada. In this context, the Quebec government introduced a bill in December 2020 to force companies to be more transparent. Indeed, businesses will be required to disclose their true owners as part of their annual declaration to the Registraire des entreprises du Québec (the “Registrar”), a requirement under the Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises (the “ALPE”).

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News

Benchmark Litigation Canada 2021

April 28, 2021

We are pleased to announce that 27 of our lawyers have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Benchmark Litigation Canada. For their clients and peers, these Langlois lawyers stand out in terms of their expertise, thorough work and a solid reputation. The firm also stood out in the highly recommended firm – Québec category.

Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2021

April 22, 2021

Langlois is pleased to announce that 22 of its lawyers have been named leading practitioners in the 2021 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. The firm ranks itself among the best law firms in Québec.

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Events

Guillaume François Larouche to moderate panel on federal and provincial 2021-2022 budgets

April 23, 2021

On April 30, as part of a webinar organized by the French Chamber of Commerce in Canada-Quebec (CCIFCQ), Langlois lawyer Guillaume François Larouche, who is also a member of the firm’s France-Canada practice group and director of the CCIFCQ, will speak with Carl Viel, CEO of Quebec International, and Olivier Gariépy, Senior Director of International Taxation at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton.

Professionals and professional bodies in the 21st Century: what challenges must they face and what are the main issues arising from a professional investigation?

April 14, 2021

On May 7, Langlois lawyers Christiane Brizard, Guillaume François Larouche, Victoria Lemieux-Brown and Tina Hobday will present two webinars on professional investigations and conflicts of interest. Focus will be given to recent developments in ethics, professional and disciplinary law, as part of an online training event presented by the Québec Bar.

Class Actions and Securities transactions

March 31, 2021

On March 31, Langlois partner and head of litigation team, Sean Griffin and partner Catherine Martel, presented a webinar giving a jurisprudential overview of class actions based on the statutory civil liability regime provided for in the Quebec Securities Act.  

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