A different kind of practice

CETA AND THE INVESTMENT CANADA ACT: WHAT HAS CHANGED

As part of its implementation of CETA, the Government of Canada has adopted regulations and introduced legislation to increase that enterprise value threshold to $1.5 billion for buyers who reside in EU-member states.

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A NEW BOOK BY TWO LAWYERS WITH THE BCF REAL ESTATE TEAM

THIS IS THE THIRD BOOK OF PIERRE DELISLE AND JOSEPH-ANDRÉ ROY

This book is a reference tool for any decision-maker working in a public body and for all real estate professionals, including lawyers, notaries, appraisers, real estate developers, urban planners, surveyors, bankers and insurers.

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What's new in Labour law 2017

Seminar hosted by the Labour and Employment Law group in Québec City on October 13th.

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Renewed mandate for the BCF Executive Committee

Mario Charpentier remains Managing Partner of the firm. Pierre Allard, Julie Doré, Mario Welsh and Sylvain Boissé retain their positions as members of the executive committee.

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Legal Due Diligence

If you are considering selling your business or if your plans will soon require equity or quasi-equity financing, now is the time to prepare for the legal due diligence of your company. And the sooner, the better.

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CETA AND PHARMACEUTICAL PATENTS: SUPPLEMENTARY PROTECTION CERTIFICATES NOW ESTABLISHED IN CANADA

CETA introduces several changes in the field of patents critical for those conducting research and development in the pharmaceutical field and bringing medicinal products to market in Canada.

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BCF is proud to welcome tax litigator Joel Scheuerman who has joined its Montreal office as a partner

Joel is one of the most impressive tax litigators of his generation.

Joel’s practise includes representing clients with national tax litigation issues, and in the context of these mandates he will work in collaboration with BCF's allied firms in the Toronto area and in western Canada.

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THE CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION FREE-TRADE AGREEMENT (CETA) IS NOW EFFECTIVE

ARE YOU READY FOR EUROPE?

98% of existing custom tariffs between Canada and the European Union are now abolished. The immediate reduction of custom tariffs represents a significant advantage that other international competitors will not have.

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Jean-François Dagenais

Partner, Lawyer

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Jean-François Dagenais

514 397-2645

PROUDLY MADE IN CANADA

PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS ON THE EVE OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FREE-TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

Our specialists will be pleased to advise you concerning the opportunities offered by the public procurement markets made available with the implementation of CETA.

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BCF invites you to visit its new reception in the Montreal office

BCF Business Law is proud to open the doors to its new reception area on the 25th floor, designed to offer our clients a most welcoming experience when they visit BCF.

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Are you ready for Europe?

Now signed, the new Trade Deal with the EU enters into force in September 2017

The questions to be answered in order to quickly take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity for businesses here.

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The BCF Business Law team ranks again in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada

Eleven of BCF's members are chosen in the annual selection of Best Lawyers in Canada for the excellence of their practice and of the services they provide to their clients.

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CETA: DID YOU GET YOUR CHEESE QUOTA?

Cheese alert: apply before september 8, 2017 for a part of the 16,000,000 kg of cheese import quota made available by Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union.

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A new online training session now available

Our lawyer Shaun E. Finn explores the key elements of the Class action defence.

On BCF.TV, you will find nine accredited training sessions that provide practical information on topics important to those in the business world.

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Summary of the proposed measures announced on July 18, 2017 relating to income splitting strategies

Our team analysed the impacts of these propositions. A must read to know how they could impact your business.

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Audrey St-Pierre joins the Quebec BCF team!

A major acquisiiton for the firm and its clients

Her deep understanding of the particularities of the Quebec business community will benefit our clients.

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The ultimate Patent guide for startups

And why you should consider it a necessary investment

Here are the most frequently asked questions we encounter about patents, and the answers that could save you money, time and headaches.

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Eric Ouimet

Partner, Lawyer, FCIArb

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Eric Ouimet

514 397-6925

In the e-commerce era, is there such a thing as a “Worldwide” Injunction?

Well, sort of...

The Supreme Court recently rejected Google's arguments by confirming the validity of an injunction.

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Supreme Court Revokes the Promise Doctrine of Canadian Patents

Good news for those seeking to obtain and uphold patents in Canada

The ruling promises to bring Canadian patent law back in line with international norms.

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Nancy Boyle

Partner, Lawyer

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Nancy Boyle

514 397-2281

By-law Adopted on contributions for parks, playgrounds and green space

The City of Montreal recently adopted the by-law on contributions for parks, playgrounds and green space titled “Règlement relatif à la cession pour fins d’établissement, de maintien et d’amélioration de parcs, de terrains de jeux et de préservation d’espaces naturels sur le territoire de la Ville de Montréal ”.

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The latest news on global employee mobility - June 22, 2017

NEWSLETTER: GLOBAL EMPLOYEE MOBILITY

BCF Business Law keeps you informed of the latest news in the world of business immigration and labour mobility. A unique approach and integrated solutions for your mobility needs, that’s what we mean by a different kind of practice.

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BCF on the move, putting our expertise in life sciences on the map!

In the wake of its recent successes, the intellectual property team is preparing for future international conferences, specifically the Bio International Convention 2017 which will be held in San Diego at the end of June.

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Les Grands du Droit recognizes BCF’s growth

BCF in fifth place in this prestigious ranking

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The latest news on Global Employee Mobility - June 2, 2017

NEWSLETTER: GLOBAL EMPLOYEE MOBILITY

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.

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