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on August 31, 2015
Are your limitation or exclusion of liability clauses enforceable in Quebec?
Most lawyers are used to encountering terms such as “special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages,” and “multiple, punitive, or exemplary damages” in limitation or exclusion of liability provisions. However, when negotiating such provisions in Quebec, you should know these common terms do not have the same meaning and effect under Quebec law.
on August 24, 2015
Litigation risk for defined-contribution plans on the rise
As defined-contribution and combination plans continue to make headway as the designs of choice for many employers in Canada and the United States, litigation risk for sponsors is on the rise.
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on August 17, 2015
Penny wise, pound foolish
Legal counsel are responsible for evaluating risk and making difficult decisions and recommendations to their business partners on a daily basis. This makes in-house counsel a critical business partner. However, ironically enough, one of the most difficult positions an in-house counsel can find himself or herself in is making the business case to justify the addition of another lawyer or replacement of a lawyer to the team.

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