Law 25: Penalties for Privacy Breaches Increase

Wendy J. Wagner, Melissa Tehrani, Jasmine Samra and Christopher Oates. Source: Gowling WLG website When Bill 25 comes into force in Quebec on September 22, 2022, companies that fail to report a privacy incident face fines of up to $25M. As companies doing business in the province prepare to comply with the new legislation, Gowling … Read more

From welfare to lawyer

Me Vivan Nguyen. Photo: Devichy Avocats website Me Vivan Nguyen come a long way. Marked by a difficult childhood, she “worked hard” to obtain her law degree. “One parent in the delirium of mental illness and the other parent in addiction. I’ve often had nights out alone where I’ve been stranded outside my home. I … Read more

From welfare to lawyer

Me Vivan Nguyen. Photo: Devichy Avocats website Me Vivan Nguyen come a long way. Marked by a difficult childhood, she “worked hard” to obtain her law degree. “One parent in the delirium of mental illness and the other parent in addiction. I’ve often had nights out alone where I’ve been stranded outside my home. I … Read more

husband’s lawyers demand his release under electronic bracelet

A feasibility study is underway to determine if Cédric Jubillar could come out of isolation. After 15 months in pre-trial detention, Cédric Jubillar, the husband of Delphine Jubillar, a young Tarn nurse who disappeared on December 15, 2020, could be released under an electronic bracelet, indicated to the Figaro one of the detainee’s lawyers, confirming … Read more

A lawyer forced to appear despite fragile health

Me Stephane Harvey. Source: Blanchard Avocats Inc. website. Me Stephane Harvey failed, Monday evening, with its request for remission. He who must respond to charges, including having collected sums from a client trust account. The request for postponement of the hearings relates to the two motions for a stay of proceedings and of Bene Esse … Read more

A BCF founder leaves for a competitor!

Me Bertrand Giroux. Source: Miller Thomson website Miller Thomson is proud to welcome Me Bertrand Giroux. “We welcome Bertrand Giroux who joins our Montreal office as an associate lawyer. Specializing in insolvency and commercial litigation, he brings over 30 years of experience to our team,” the firm mentioned on LinkedIn. Before joining Miller Thomson, Bertrand … Read more

10 changes to the Charter of the French language

My Britanny Carson, Chantal Desjardins, Raymond Doray, Brigitte Gauthier and Gabrielle Mathieu, the authors of this article. Source: Lavery website Here are 10 key changes under this law that will impose significant obligations on businesses, according to five Lavery lawyers: 1. As of June 1, 2025, companies employing more than 25 people (currently the threshold … Read more

The 12 richest lawyers in the world

Lawyers Wichai Thongtang and Charlie Munger. Source: LinkedIn and Wikipedia The 12 richest practicing lawyers on the planet are miles away from the average annual salary of $82,726 according to a compilation by legal blog BigLaw Investor. At the head of the pack is the Thai lawyer Wichai Thongtang. He has built a prestigious firm … Read more

GUEST RTL – Trial of the Nice attack: the victims “apprehend this meeting”, says master Fabien Rajon

It was already six years ago. The attack on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice took place on a national holiday evening, July 14, 2016, for 4 minutes and 17 seconds of horror. A jihadist terrorist broke 86 people driving a truck. The images are still in everyone’s memory as the trial opens on Monday, … Read more

Pass of arms between the lawyers of Twitter and Musk on the data to be provided

AFP, published on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 01:14 Lawyers for Elon Musk and Twitter on Wednesday gave an overview of the arguments they could make during the trial to force, or not, the entrepreneur to buy the social network, summoning among other things the recent revelations of a pitcher alert. Mr. Musk’s representative tried … Read more