A different kind of practice

BCF BUSINESS LAW WELCOMES MARC-ANDRÉ GODARD AS NEW PARTNER

A well-known tax lawyer, he has joined the domestic and international taxation group of the firm

Recognized for his client approach and his understanding of the business world, he will enhance the expertise of BCF’s seasoned team.

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BCF BUSINESS LAW WELCOMES PAULE TARDIF AS NEW PARTNER

The arrival of Paule Tardif on our team is great news for our clients and colleagues, while confirming our leadership in the legal services sector

She will be focusing essentially on financial services, insolvency and reorganization.

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An important commercial mission for the entrepreneurs of Femmes Alpha

BCF is proud to have contributed to the initiative of these business women.

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Is Vancouver’s new real estate tax allowed under the free-trade agreements?

Our specialist Didier Culat gives his opinion in the last publication of Tax Notes International

Having a better grasp of these complex issues will help you close your deals.

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Pokémon Go: Legal Issues That Could Snowball

A number of legal issues surrounding its use seem to be arising.

These should definitely be taken into account by anyone creating a new revolutionary application.

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The BCF Business Law team ranks again in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers®

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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Non-Competition Clauses in the Course of Employment: A Consideration is a Must

Make sure you use the right approach

The signature of such restrictive clauses in the course of employment is subject to a rigorous exercise. Our lawyer Claudia Parent explains what you need to know on this issue.

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BCF and Delegation of the Province of Quebec business leaders in Moscow, Russia

Our professionals were part of a first Canadian commercial delegation to be invited to the Canadian Embassy in Russia in over 2 years

Ilya Kalnish and Oleksiy Malashenko also took part to the Canada-Russia Business Council (CRBC) conference which was co-sponsored by BCF.

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UNITED-STATES: FAST-TRACK REVIEW FOR CANCER-IMMUNOTHERAPY PATENTS

Our specialists explain how this Pilot Program could be highly advantageous for anyone working in oncology who is seeking a quick and affordable patent grant.

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A new BCF.TV training course is now available by Didier Culat

Learn more about the free trade agreement between Canada and the European Union in a training session given by BCF Legal Counsel, Didier Culat

You can attend this Barreau-du-Québec-accredited course online.

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Hungry for knowledge

BCF Partner and Chairman of the Board talks to Droit Inc.

André Morrissette explains BCF's client approach, its vision of the law and the values that guide the members of the firm day-to-day.

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All you need to know about international trademark protection

Our partner and head of the trademarks sector, Johanne Auger, offers an approach that will allow you to find a strategy focused on your needs. A five-point summary of her last training session.

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SMEs and cyber-risks: inertia is no longer an option

Right now the real question is not whether businesses should manage the cyber-risks associated with their operations, but the issue is how they should do it

Some advice of our partner and lawyer Serge LeBel to ensure better protection of your business on the web.

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A $5,700,000 Private Placement Closed by BCF Client Alliance Magnesium

Our partners and lawyers Gilles Seguin and Adam Allouba assisted Alliance Magnesium throughout the process.

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La Presse article highlights the expertise of BCF's intellectual property professionals

Two of the firm's partners, Dominic Goudreault and Pascal Lauzon explain the advantages of registering industrial designs and patents

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Antonio Nadaira

Partner, Lawyer

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Antonio Nadaira

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All you need to know about Québec's National Holiday, Canada Day and the Labour Standards Act

To fully comply with the law, remember the following important rules

This year, the National Holiday and Canada Day both fall on a Friday. This could be a real headache for employers.

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BCF Partner Marc Brouillette strengthens his involvement in the economic development of Sept-Îles

He will now head Développement Économique Sept-Îles (DÉSI)

Well-known in the region for his many achievements, he meets this new challenge with enormous optimism

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Guy Plante

Partner, Lawyer

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Guy Plante

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BCF lawyer Tamila Ziani is acknowledged for her social involvement

Her talent is recognized by the government

She was appointed to the board of directors of the Conseil de gestion de l’assurance parentale by the Council of Ministers.

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Extracting cash from a corporation

Our tax lawyers explain which strategy to use.

An analysis of the tax implications of extracting cash from a corporation is often based on the salary-dividend axis.

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Understanding the short prescription period that applies in municipal matters

More complex then it appears.

When the time comes to institute legal proceedings against a municipality, the short prescription period that applies in such matters is often forgotten or misunderstood.

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Buying a business: What legal protection does a potential buyer have during the negotiations?

Making the least possible commitment while keeping the negotiations exclusive.

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Fabrice L. Coulombe

Lawyer

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Fabrice L. Coulombe

514 397-6909

Death of Nicolas Mateesco Matte

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of our former colleague.

Nicolas Mateesco Matte, who practised with our firm as counsel until 2009, died on April 13th at the age of 102.

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On your marks ! Get ready for some changes to come

Trademarks Act in Canada

Several changes regarding the Trademarks Act (Canada) will come into force in 2018.

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BCF, proud partner of the 1st Montreal International Triathlon

An exciting partnership !

BCF is proud to present a new major athletic event to be held in our metropolis.

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