Autorité des marchés publics Québec: First Rulings and Most Recent Developments Relating to Case-Law

February 6th, 2020

On February 5th in Quebec City, Sébastien Laprise, lawyer, partner, Jean-Benoît Pouliot, lawyer, partner and Virginie Beauchemin, lawyer, presented significant case law rulings recently rendered by Quebec courts.

Since May 25th, 2019, the Autorité des marchés publics (AMP) has been vested with all its powers and functions, including the handling of complaints in connection with the award or management of public contracts. Six months later, what lessons should be taken into account to manage contracts, in accordance with AMP guidelines? How do AMP decisions impact cases presented before Quebec’s courts?