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  • Quebec Court of Appeal harmonizes securities law with other provincesFebruary 21, 2018

    The Quebec Court of Appeal eliminated a tactical advantage that could have emerged by launching national class actions in secondary market misrepresentation cases in the province after it held that Quebec securities rules were designed to be harmonized with provincial securities legislation across t … Read more »

  • Terms of contract usurp good faith, holds Quebec Appeal CourtFebruary 16, 2018

    Former employees of an asset management firm who claimed that they were unfairly bought out just before the company was sold lost a legal battle after the Quebec Court of Appeal held that the duty to act in good faith does not mean that a party to a contract must impoverish itself to enrich the othe … Read more »

  • Elderly pedophile to serve sentence in nursing homeFebruary 5, 2018

    An elderly man who was found guilty of two counts of gross indecency will be allowed to serve his sentence of two years less one day of imprisonment in the community after the Quebec Court of Appeal held that it was “an exceptional case that required an exceptional solution.” Why it matters: The Que … Read more »

  • Revenue Quebec can issue demand letters to third parties outside of the provinceJanuary 26, 2018

    The Quebec Court of Appeal has ruled the province’s tax authority can issue demand letters and request the disclosure of financial information from third parties outside the province to determine whether a taxpayer is subject to the province’s tax laws. Why it matters: It is widely expected that Rev … Read more »

  • French language still needs protection rules Quebec appeal courtJanuary 18, 2018

    A bid to overturn Quebec’s sign law by a group of anglophone merchants suffered yet another setback after the Quebec Court of Appeal upheld two lower court rulings that held that the French language is still vulnerable in Quebec and continues to need protection even though it has made “modest progre … Read more »