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Should I stay or should I go…? The decision in Micron Technology Inc. and the suspension of multijurisdictional class actions

As multijurisdictional class actions become increasingly common, they raise difficult questions about the conduct of the same or similar actions in different courts, the use of scarce judicial resources, and the costs to the parties.

On September 2, the Quebec Court of Appeal rendered its decision in Micron Technology Inc. v. Hazan. The decision provides a timely reminder of the legal framework applicable to the staying of multijurisdictional class actions in Quebec.

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Chambers Canada 2021

Langlois stands out once more: 11 lawyers and 4 areas of practice recognized by Chambers Canada

Langlois stands out in the Chambers Canada Guide 2021, in which four areas of practice were recognized: Insurance Dispute Resolution and Shipping Transportation in Canada, Employment and Labour Law and General Commercial Litigation in Quebec and eleven lawyers were also recognized across several practice areas.

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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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