Le projet de Loi 96, la Loi sur la langue officielle et commune du Québec, Le Français (ci-après « Loi ») modifie la Charte de la langue française (chapitre C-11), le Code civil du Québec ainsi que diverses lois. La Loi a pour objectif de forcer et d’affirmer le statut du français dans toutes les […]

On September 21, 2021, the Government of Québec passed its Bill No. 64 Act to Modernize Legislative Provisions respecting the Protection of Personal Information, which, among other things, had the effect of amending the Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector (the “Private Sector Act“). The implementation of the new legal […]

Gascon’s team is growing with the recent arrival of François Fournier, lawyer, and Trycia Caron, paralegal. Mr. Fournier has several years of experience in Montreal boutique law firms where he practiced Civil and Commercial law, where he successfully defended private entrepreneurs and senior executives of public companies in litigation cases. His areas of expertise have […]

This article is a continuation of a series of previous publications by Me Mélanie Masson, specialist in corporate law within the real estate and transactional law department of Gascon & Associates, L.L.P.. To consult these articles, please follow the following links: The outcomes of the enactment of bill no. 78 an act mainly to improve […]

In order to reduce the current 24 to 30 months delay for the issuance of the first examiner’s report on trademark applications, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) has announced new practice notices with respect to Requests for expedited examination and new Measures to improve timeliness in examination of trademark applications. In an effort to […]

On April 6, 2021, in Bank of Nova Scotia v. Davidovit, the Québec Court of Appeal confirmed the validity of the clause in a contract of personal guarantee (or suretyship) for a commercial loan which provides that the guarantor is liable for the legal fees incurred by the creditor to collect from the debtor or […]

The resolutory right is a common guarantee withing the framework of the balance of sale price during an acquisition. It is often used to secure a non-monetary obligation of the buyer. This right is granted to the seller and gives him the right to request the resolution of the sale of an immovable in the […]

On June 3, 2021, the Government of Québec passed its Bill 78 An Act mainly to improve the transparency of enterprises, which will effectively amend the Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises (the “Act“).     In addition to the information that businesses required to register must currently report to the Québec Enterprise Register (Registraire […]

Gascon is proud to announce the arrival of two more jurists to its team. Notary Joannie Jacques has nearly ten years of experience in firms in the Montérégie and Centre-du-Québec regions. Since the beginning of her career, she has focused her practice on commercial real estate, corporate financing and commercial law. Joannie will continue to develop […]

Gascon is pleased to announce the recent arrival of attorneys Alexandra Kallos and Frédéric Savoie to the firm. Since the beginning of her career, Alexandra Kallos has focused her activities in the field of insurance law, first working in the litigation department of a Quebec insurance company and then in private practice. Her expertise and […]