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CETA: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MOBILITY RIGHTS OF BUSINESS TRAVELERS

Although business travelers have greater mobility rights under CETA, we note that these rights are not as generous as those granted under the Maastricht Treaty.

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The new BCF directors have been chosen

Three new partners join the BD

André Morrissette & Gilles Seguin have been reelected by the membres of the board as president and vice president.

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A new BCF.TV training course is now available

Learn more about the web and mobile terms and conditions of use in a training session given by BCF Partner, Pascal Lauzon, and lawyers, Maude Papillon and Samuel Lajoie.

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How do you protect an innovation?

A La Presse+ report

Partners Dominique Babin and Julien Lacheré answered questions posed by technological SMEs wanting to protect their innovations.

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LAUNCHING YOUR STARTUP – Walk trough

You’re launching your business? Congratulations! Here are ten points you should consider to get off on the right foot.

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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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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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Julie Loranger

Notary, TEP

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Julie Loranger

514 397-4615

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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Philippe Therias

Member of the Paris Bar, Consultant and European patent and trademark Attorney

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Bertrand Giroux

Partner, Lawyer

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Bertrand Giroux

514 397-6935

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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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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