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Businesses must now disclose who are their true owners

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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Victory for Langlois in an environmental class action

Langlois Lawyers successfully represented their client, Compagnie d’Arrimage de Québec (“CAQ”), a Quebec City company specializing in handling solid bulk cargo, in a class action regarding neighbourhood disturbances related to dust. A group of Limoilou residents was suing the CAQ and the Québec Port Authority for more than $350 million in compensatory and punitive damages, as well as a permanent injunction to change their operations.

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Langlois Acts for Victoriaville & Co. in an Important Acquisition

Langlois Lawyers acted as lead counsel for Victoriaville & Co., one of the largest wood casket manufacturer in North America, in its acquisition of all the shares of Alliance St-Laurent Casket Corporation, a subsidiary of Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ: MATW), based in Edmundston, New Brunswick.

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