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The Theratechnologies Case
In Fact and in Law Express — March 2014 Jean-Philippe Lincourt and Bernard Larocque
On February 20, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada allowed the motion for leave to appeal the judgment of the...
The Quebec Government Announces an Increase to the Minimum Wage
In Fact and in Law Express — February 2014
On February 5, 2014, the Minister of Labour announced that as of May 1, 2014, the minimum wage will be...
Canada initiates a process to ratify three international treaties on trademarks
In Fact and in Law — February 2014 Simon Lemay
On January 27, 2014, the parliamentary secretary of the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs tabled five treaties in the House...
The Quebec Government's Action Plan for Making Pension Plans Equitable and Sustainable
In Fact and in Law — January 2014 Josée Dumoulin and François Parent
Last December, the Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity unveiled the Quebec government's action plan with the goal of [translation]...
Pension Plans and Class Actions: the Vivendi case
In Fact and in Law Express — January 2014 Josée Dumoulin and François Parent and Bernard Larocque
On January 16, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada1 affirmed the Court of Appeal of Québec2 judgment which...
Taxation of the Natural Resources Industry in Quebec: The wave of changes still goes on
In Fact and in Law — January 2014 Emmanuel Sala and Jean-Philippe Latreille
On December 20, 2013, the Quebec Department of Finance and the Economy issued Information Bulletin 2013-14 (the “Bulletin”), announcing inter...
The Robinson Case: The Final Chapter
In Fact and in Law — January 2014 Bernard Larocque and Jonathan Lacoste-Jobin
Last December 23, the Supreme Court of Canada partially overturned the decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal in the...
Employee or Self-employed Worker? The Court of Appeal of Québec Rules
In Fact and in Law — January 2014 Valérie Korozs and Guy Lavoie and Martin Bédard
The Court of Appeal of Québec recently ruled on the criteria for distinguishing between an employment agreement and a contract...
Legal newsletter for business entrepreneurs and executives, Number 19
Lavery BUSINESS — December 2013 Jonathan Lacoste-Jobin and Marie-Hélène Jolicoeur
CONTENT Notifying your insurer of potential legal proceedings : A sensible measure which may help you...
The Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Market Timing in the Context of a Class-action Suit
In Fact and in Law Express — December 2013 Jean-Philippe Lincourt and Leïla Yacoubi
Facts and judicial history The Supreme Court of Canada has rendered a decision which is likely to generate a lot of...
Should Pension Benefits be Deducted from Damages for Wrongful Dismissal? The Supreme Court of Canada Rules
In Fact and in Law Express — December 2013 François Parent and Valérie Korozs
On December 13, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its judgment in the case of IBM Canada Limited v....
Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 22
Ratio — December 2013 Jean-Philippe Latreille and André Paquette and Marie-Claude Armstrong and Martin Bédard
CONTENTS Requirements for ITC and ITR claims: A judgment of the Court of Québec sets the...
New Developments Regarding Pension Plans: Relief Measures Extended and the Passing of Bill 39 on Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans
In Fact and in Law — December 2013 François Parent and Josée Dumoulin
RELIEF MEASURES EXTENSION On November 27, 2013, the Government of Québec published the Regulation Providing New Relief Measures for the Funding...
New measures to protect consumers of prepaid credit cards: The follow-up
In Fact and in Law Express — December 2013 Marc Beauchemin and Luc Thibaudeau
In November 2012, Lavery published a newsletter concerning the announcement made by the Harper government on October 24,...
Norwich orders recognized by the Court of Appeal of Québec - Financial institutions subject to duty to lend assistance in potential fraud files
In Fact and in Law — December 2013 Élise Poisson
On June 12, 2013, the Quebec Court of Appeal rendered a decision in the case of Fers et Métaux Américains...
Québec solidaire MNAs Table a Bill to Prohibit “Grandfather Clauses” with respect to Pension Plans and Group Insurance Plans
In Fact and in Law Express — December 2013 François Parent
On December 4, 2013, Québec solidaire MNAs Amir Khadir and Françoise David tabled a bill (Bill 499) in the National...
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions published its draft guideline Liquidity Adequacy Requirements
In Fact and in Law Express — December 2013 Marc Beauchemin and Leïla Yacoubi
On November 28, 2013, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) published its draft guideline entitled Liquidity Adequacy...
Regulatory Offences in the Distribution of Insurance Products: A Call for Diligence
In Fact and in Law Express — December 2013 Marc Beauchemin and Jean Martel and Evelyne Verrier and Leïla Yacoubi
On November 21, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its judgment in the case of La Souveraine, Compagnie d’assurance...
Business Succession Planning: Transfer, Financing and Planning
Other — December 2013
Have you built a prosperous business through your hard work and perseverance? Are you the kind of entrepreneur who invests...
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The newsletter In Fact and In Law discusses one topic per issue, generally a hot button in the news, or a subject of great interest to our readers. The In Fact and In Law Express is more concise and deals with various issues that make headlines, such as a recent court decision or important developments in a legal area. Some of Lavery’s specialty teams also publish quarterly newsletters on specific topics, including small and medium-sized businesses, real estate and innovation. Lastly, RATIO is a quarterly newsletter intended for accounting, management and finance professionals.