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The rite of spring: declaring wages to the CNESST

February 13, 2019 — Most of us are eagerly awaiting the early signs of the arrival of spring. However this expectation should not cause employers to forget that they must file a declaration of wages with the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail before March 15. Click here […]

Periodical look at our Business Law Group’s activity

February 5, 2019 — A periodical glimpse into the wide variety of deals and cases that RSS handles each and every day. From helping start-ups and assisting individuals to working along major corporations, we provide the complete scope of legal services. Assembled by Herbert Z. Pinchuk, Head of our Business Law Group. Click here to read […]

What you must know about intellectual property law as we start 2019

January 22, 2019 — Intellectual property rights such as trade-marks, patents, industrial design registrations are often the most important assets which a company owns. Richard Uditsky has a look at recent legislative amendments that owners would be prudent to take advantage of. Click here to read more (PDF).

Double representation of the insured: Example of an exception

By Yves Cousineau, from our Insurance Law Practice Group. December 18, 2018 — A party may sometimes be represented by two lawyers to defend a claim: one designated by its insurer to defend against the demands involving an insured interest, and another selected by the party itself to address other grounds that may have been raised. […]

RSS succeeds in having a $55-million liability claim dismissed before the Supreme Court

By Katherine Delage, Nicholas J. Krnjevic and Ann-Julie Auclair, from our Insurance Law Practice Group. A corporation of which you are a shareholder claims to have sustained important damages which, in your view, were caused by the fault of professionals. These damages and losses caused the corporation’s bankruptcy. Can you, as shareholder, sue the professionals […]

No presumption of lessor’s liability in case of fire

By Chantal Noël, from our Insurance Law Practice Group. November 21 2018 — In 9192-2401 Québec inc. (Fabrication Pro-Fab) c. Villeneuve (Immeubles Jolik), 2018 QCCA 1143, the Court of Appeal underlined that in a claim by a lessee against a lessor, in virtue of article 1854 CCQ, the lessee must prove that the damages were caused by […]