I. Canada’s Cyber Defense Agency In 2019, Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (“CSE” hereinafter), was conferred exceptional powers by the Canadian government. They were armed with new offensive powers, allowing them to use cyber operations to defend Canadian interests and disrupt foreign threats preemptively.      II. What is CSE’s mandate? CSE’s mandate is outlined in […]

The use of electronic signatures is constantly growing and is now part of our daily professional lives. This growth was accelerated by the pandemic context in which we continue to assist our clients in their transactions remotely. As a result, we have closed contracts with clients located around the world. Notwithstanding its undeniable convenience, it […]

Gascon & Associates, through Mr. Jean Proulx, Partner, was mandated to advise a company that owns residential buildings on the forming of a real estate fund. Recently, Gascon & Associates, in collaboration with a national accounting firm, drafted an agreement to set up the multi-million-dollar real estate fund, composed of individual, corporate and institutional investors. […]

The Bank of Montreal financed the acquisition by Wanklyn Investments LP of a large track of land strategically located on Wanklyn Street in Ville LaSalle for an amount greater than 17 million dollars. Wanklyn Investments LP is a partnership which includes members of the Mondev Group The acquisition being financed is a first step to […]

The mandates entrusted to the insurance litigation team are very diverse, relying on the distinct expertise provided by each member. This year, the insurance department has, notably: Acted as coverage counsel for national and international insurance carriers; Acted as defense counsel on behalf on insurers and/or their insureds in the context of a wide variety […]

Bank of Montreal financed the 2nd phase of the project known as the “Récréathèque” in Laval.  The project built on the old Recréathèque site, an area well known to people in Laval, was now starting its 2nd phase. This second phase included the construction of a building of approximately 100 residential rental units. The financing […]

Several companies were able to complete their acquisitions, developments and partnerships in 2022 thanks to the support and expertise of our corporate department led by Me Mélanie Masson and assisted by Cynthia Zakher. They have accompanied our clients throughout their transactional processes providing advice, reviewing and implementing corporate structures, negotiations, as well as the preparation […]