Following an announcement by the Minister of Tourism on June 5, 2019, the Gazette Officielle du Québec published June 12, 2019, the draft Regulation modifying the regulation respecting tourist accommodation establishments (the “Draft Regulation” and the “Regulation”, respectively)[1]. According to the Minister, the update of the applicable regulations regarding collaborative accommodations, such as “Airbnb” and “HomeAway”, […]

On June 13, 2019, new rules amending the Canadian Business Corporations Act (“CBCA”), regarding the identification of the beneficial ownership will take effect. Thus, federal private corporations will be required to maintain a register identifying the individuals with significant control of the corporation. The new provisions of the CBCA define an individual with significant control […]

The legal construction hypothec is a well-known mechanism for the guarantee of receivables offered to those who participated in the construction of a building. This hypothec is given a priority ranking on conventional hypothecs, which can be an aggravation for the owner of the building and its creditor. Conservation measures The legal construction hypothec exists […]