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New Partners at Langlois

January 15, 2020

Langlois lawyers is pleased to announce the appointment of four new partners. In Montréal, Daniel Baum, Sandra Desjardins and Jessica Syms are part of the Civil and Commercial Litigation team and Vincent Tremblay practices Business Law from our Quebec City office.

The Firm Welcomes a New Partner

December 20, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Laurence Gauthier, a partner in the Montréal office. Laurence joins the insurance law group and her practice focuses on civil litigation, insurance law and professional liability.

Being Active and Getting Involved!

December 13, 2019

Langlois lawyers is once again partnering with the Pentathlon des neiges to present the Défi corporatif Langlois – the Langlois Corporate Challenge –. We’re expecting to see as many of you as possible to compete against participants from the business community, all in good fun, and to support the À l’école moi j’bouge programme, which allows underprivileged children to take up a sport.

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2020: The Year of Modifications to the Canadian and Quebec Laws on Protection of Personal Information

January 21, 2020

Last December, the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, sent a mandate letter to each of the ministers of his recently formed government.

Among the priorities stated in the letters sent to the Minister of Justice, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Prime Minister expressed his expectations regarding the implementation of Canada’s Digital Charter, the enhancement of the powers of the Privacy Commissioner and the establishment of a new set of “online” rights.

In Case of Loss, Can the Co-Ownership Syndicate Take Action Against the Responsible Co-Owner?

January 21, 2020

This article is a modified version of a comment originally published by Éditions Yvon Blais in December 2019 (EYB2019REP2875).

The demand letter is the last chance for the debtor to remedy his default. The failure of the creditor to provide a demand letter to the debtor may have serious consequences, including the dismissal of his case.

In addition to the general principles governing the admissibility of a legal action, some specific obligations, such as the prior submission of a claim to the insurer, are the responsibility of the syndicate of co-ownership that wants to pursue legal action against one of its co-owners.

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