A different kind of practice
Shake up the conventional, rethink the status quo, transform how business law is practiced—this is BCF.More
The legal guide recognizes the work of our members.
Nine of BCF's attorneys are chosen in the annual selection of Best Lawyers in Canada, after being recommended by their peers.More
What is acceptable to use to get noticed in search engines.
It’s very tempting to copy a successful competitor’s meta tags or insert the trademark and slogan of that competitor into your own meta tags to attract some of the competitor’s clients to your site.More
Important changes regarding employment injuries to consider by businesses.
A decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal will force both commissions and employers to review how they handle employment injuries cases.More
Shake up the conventional, rethink the status quo, transform how business law is practiced—this is BCF.
With more than 200 professionals working in 22 strategic multidisciplinary teams, BCF is the reference for everything connected to business law. Add to this its privileged relationships with highly respected law firms in cities around the globe as well as its membership in Meritas, one of the largest networks of independent law firms in the world, and you have the picture: we’re a spirited team, renowned for our different approach.More
A new initiative launched by Quebec to protect your intellectual property assets.
The ministère de l’Économie, de l’Innovation et des Exportations du Québec announced the launch of the programme Premier Brevet. This initiative aims to help SMEs in Quebec invest in the protection of their intellectual property assets.More
Our partner André Lepage represents half of the teams of the NHL in connection with their salary arbitration matters.
As a lawyer, what is essential to know about the NHL's Collective Bargaining Agreement and the salary arbitration process? Our partner André Lepage was interviewed twice on that subject and he unveils some interesting aspects of his practice.More
A Different Kind Of Learning Experience
Specially designed for in-house counsel, our program is recognized by the Barreau du Québec and provides you with access to a range of training sessions covering different areas of business law.
Offered year-round in a dedicated training room, our sessions entitle you to 1.5 hours of CLE credit. We prefer small groups, in order to maximize interaction and to provide better access to our professionals, who will be pleased to personally respond to your questions.
Discover our full range of options. BCF: a different kind of learning experience.More
Targeted Advertising and Privacy Issues
Targeted marketing has become a major trend in business and is frequently part of a company’s marketing strategy. As a business, are you certain you received proper consent to use or sell your clients' personal data?More
They receive this honorary distinction from the Barreau du Québec.
The Barreau du Québec awards the Advocatus Emeritus distinction to our two lawyers for their careers and their accomplishments.More
WE ALWAYS GIVE OUR BEST
With your interests firmly in mind, we aim for excellence at each step of a matter. By calling upon BCF, you can be assured that you will be working with professionals recognized for their achievements. Your needs are unique, and so is our response: our multidisciplinary teams will offer you a personalized approach as well as a wide range of services that recognize this reality.
Our firm has produced a video to encourage ABA members to attend.
Our partner Dominique Babin is a member of the organizing committee of the 2015 Fall Meeting of the ABA Section of International Law, which will be held from October 20 to 24 in Montreal. With the support of our communications team, she coordinated the production of this video teaser.More
Our partner will serve as a Puisne Judge in the Judicial District of Québec.
One of BCF's key members at our Quebec City office receives an important honor. Mr. Bernard Tremblay leaves our firm after greatly contributing to its rise in the provincial capital.More
Heart to heart
BCF strives to play a leading role as a positive agent of change in Quebec and beyond. We will fulfil this role in two ways: through our dynamic involvement in the business community and through our philanthropy in the general community. Our professionals are leaders with influence that goes far beyond their jobs. Involved in politics, the community, sports, charities… BCF’s people are energetic, committed and generous.More
Some thoughts to ponder for businesses
The singer Taylor Swift recently acquired the domain names taylorswift.porn and taylorswift.sucks... It is merely part of a strategy to protect her image and trade-mark.More
BCF Business Law keeps you informed of the latest news in the world of business immigration and labour mobility. Helping you deal with globalization. That's what we mean by a different kind of practice.More
Our partner has been nominated by Premières en affaires magazine.
It's an honor reserved for only eight women practicing law in Quebec and Pascale Dionne is one of the chosen few. Our partner has been nominated as an ''Incontournable du Droit'' for 2015 and we warmly congratulate her!More
The court’s decision is sure to send a powerful message concerning its conception of Canadian federalism today
The Supreme Court of Canada will soon decide whether the Legislative Assembly of Alberta is constitutionally required to adopt and publish its laws in both English and French.More
Court clarifies Charter exemption for unregistered trade marks
Twenty English-speaking merchants of Montreal recently contested a charge of non-compliance with the Charter of the French Language, better known as Bill 101. The defence of some merchants prevailed.More
BCF’S LABOUR LAW CHRONICLE
On March 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a major decision involving constructive dismissal.More
A guide to mergers and acquisitions
For more details about corporate law, the Competition Act, the Investment Act, employment law, the Charter of the French Language, tax considerations, environmental law or other legal matters, we invite you to read our guide to mergers and acquisitions.More
Represented by Simon Pelletier and Odette Nadon, the real estate developer wins its case against the MTQ.
Our partner and lawyer Simon Pelletier has won its case against the ministère des Transports du Québec, forcing it to demolish an overpass whose construction in 2007 has led to the inundation of the land of his client.More
What to know about the latest free trade agreements concluded by Canada.
What are the key points from the latest free trade agreements signed by Canada with the European Union and South Korea? Our lawyer Didier Culat explains why manufacturers from Quebec should be interested.More
Our partner will now assume a strategic position within this important organization.
The American Chamber of Commerce Quebec Chapter seeks to better U.S.-Canada cross-border business.More
DEATH OF OUR PARTNER STEPHEN D. HART
It is with great sadness and deep emotion that we learned of the death of our friend and colleague Stephen D. Hart following a courageous battle against cancer.More
The obligations of companies running commercial activities in Quebec
The posting rules of the Charter of the French Language regarding a web site, also known as Bill 101, may often give rise to interpretation, which unfortunately varies between the positions of the Office Québécois de la Langue Française (OQLF) and the court decisions.More
Our partner was a guest of the popular Radio-Canada's talk show, on June 21.
Our partner and Vice Chairman of the Board presented the Canadian Olympic House, set to be inaugurated on July 9 in Montreal.More
The traditional Dîner Présidentiel attracts leading figures in Montreal.
The event held by CBA-Quebec on June 3rd was a great success and invitees such as the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney and Quebec’s Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée were present.More