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28 February 2024
News
Bill 51: Modernizing practices in Québec’s construction industry
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In February 2024, the Québec government tabled Bill 51, with the aim of modernizing practices in the construction industry.

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19 February 2024
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Real Talk podcast interview with Audrée Roy
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Voici le parcours professionnel atypique d’Audrée Roy, notaire, en cabinet d’avocats.

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19 February 2024
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DS Décarie Lawyers Officially Becomes DS Lawyers 

DS Décarie Avocats, cabinet d’affaires bien connu de la région de Gatineau, termine sa transition entamée il y a un an, lors de son intégration à DS Avocats, et professera dorénavant sous le nom de la bannière mondiale.

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DS Décarie Lawyers, a firm with a strong reputation in the Gatineau area, is completing the transition it began a year ago when it became part of DS Lawyers and will now be operating under the global banner.

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16 February 2024
Nomination
Nathaly J. Vermette’s talent is recognized in the 2024 edition of WTR 1000
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Nathaly J. Vermette has been recognized as a leading trademark professional in the 2024 edition of WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

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12 February 2024
Interview
Interview at Radio-Canada – Nathaly J. Vermette explains the legal principles of intellectual property
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Nathaly J. Vermette, lawyer and trademark agent, was invited by the Radio-Canada team to explain the legal principles of intellectual property, particularly as it applies to works created by students and sold without their consent by their teacher.

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08 February 2024
News
DS Lawyers Canada welcomes two new partners
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DS Lawyers congratulates two lawyers from its Calgary office who have agreed to become partners, Lindsay Amantea and Adil Hirji.

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11 January 2024
Publication
This lawyer now holds two Canadian bars
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We are pleased to announce that litigation lawyer Neelum Raja became a member of the Alberta Bar on January 9th, 2024, joining her Ontario Bar in 2022.

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09 January 2024
Representative work
DS Lawyers supports NeoTerrex Minerals Inc. in completing its Qualifying Transaction
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DS Lawyers supports NeoTerrex Minerals Inc. in completing its Qualifying Transaction.

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12 December 2023
News
Four professionals choose DS Lawyers
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DS Lawyers is pleased to announce that new talent will be joining its teams in Montréal and Québec City: Christina Muccari, Ameikha Ramsagur, Magalie Roux and Mohammadhossein (Mo) Bahramdaryabeigi.

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08 December 2023
News
Two newly sworn-in talents join our Calgary and Montréal offices as lawyers
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Deux talents nouvellement assermentés se joignent comme avocats à nos bureaux de Calgary et de Montréal: Farhan Ahmed et John Alevras.

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04 December 2023
Interview
La Presse Business interview – Intellectual property in the age of artificial intelligence
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Nathaly J. Vermette, avocate et agente de marque de commerce, s’est entretenue avec le journaliste William Thériault, de La Presse, section Affaires, au sujet des défis rencontrés et des bonnes astuces à connaître lorsque vient le temps de protéger sa propriété intellectuelle à l’ère de l’intelligence artificielle.

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30 November 2023
Representative work
DS Lawyers wins definitive victory in Turkish heavy plate case
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DS Lawyers Canada won a victory before the Federal Court of Appeal in a dispute between its client Erdemir and Algoma Steel Inc. The point at issue was a decision rendered by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in the context of an anti-dumping investigation.

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18 October 2023
News
Interview: Alexandre Normandin-Lussier gets involved in the Transatlantique project with the French CCI in Canada
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C’est pour faire suite à son implication en tant que formateur, mentor et membre du jury au programme Le Transatlantique pour accompagner les entreprises canadiennes souhaitant s’implanter et exporter en France, ainsi que les entreprises françaises souhaitant s’implanter au Canada, qu’Alexandre Normandin-Lussier a donné une entrevue au webzine Droit-inc.

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17 October 2023
News
From student to lawyer: DS Lawyers welcomes a new practitioner
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Nous sommes heureux d’accueillir Kevin Zhou, avocat récemment assermenté, au sein de notre équipe de règlement de différends à Ottawa.

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28 September 2023
Press Release
DS Lawyers recognized for excellence in the 2024 edition of the Chambers Canada Guide
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Le cabinet DS Avocats Canada est fier d’annoncer que, pour la première fois, il s’est classé dans deux catégories du réputé répertoire Chambers Canada 2024.

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25 September 2023
News
Angie Tinor joins DS Lawyers as National Vice President Operating Officer 
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DS Avocats Canada se réjouit d’annoncer la nomination d’Angie Tinor en tant que vice-présidente nationale des opérations.

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22 September 2023
Press Release
Alexandre Normandin-Lussier takes part in the Le Transatlantique accelerator program
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18 September 2023
News
Frédéric Vachon Joins DS Lawyers as a Lawyer in the Business and Corporate Law Group
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DS Avocats Canada se réjouit d’annoncer que Frédéric Vachon se joint au groupe droit des affaires du bureau de Montréal.

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14 September 2023
News
Two DS Lawyers Associates in Montréal Admitted to the New York State Bar
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Me Divya Patel, avocate en droit des affaires, est devenue membre du Barreau de l’État de New York le 28 juin 2023, et Me Laurent Crépeau, avocat en litige, le 14 septembre 2023.

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24 August 2023
DS Lawyers ranks in all three lists in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada
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The 2024 edition of the prestigious Best Lawyers in Canada directory highlights the outstanding work of four DS Avocats lawyers in all three lists, including one in the Lawyer of the Year category and another in the Ones to Watch category.

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07 August 2023
Communication
Two lawyers completed Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation
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Ryan Flewelling, associé et Elena Mamay, avocate, ont franchi des étapes importantes dans leur développement professionnel. Ils ont terminé avec succès le prestigieux Harvard Intensive Mediation, un programme de certificat de médiation réputé offert par la célèbre Harvard Law School.

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02 August 2023
Two articling students join us
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Having successfully completed their articling at DS Lawyers in 2022-2023 and following their swearing-in, we are delighted to welcome two new lawyers to our firm.

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01 August 2023
Representative work
Resounding Victory for Abuse of Process by DS Décarie Lawyers
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Me Sophie-Anne Décarie, associée et directrice du bureau de DS Décarie Avocats à Gatineau, a représenté avec succès un groupe de défendeurs poursuivis par des demanderesses qui prétendaient avoir acquis par prescription une partie du lot des défendeurs. La rareté de ce jugement en droit est d’autant plus une grande source de fierté que le tribunal a souligné la qualité du travail de l’équipe de DS Décarie Avocats dans le jugement lui-même.

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27 July 2023
Representative work
Class action victory for DS Décarie Lawyers
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Sophie-Anne Décarie a représenté avec succès Benoît Atchom Makoma, qui avait été détenu de manière abusive par la ville de Montréal en 2018, dans une action collective devant la Cour supérieure du Québec.

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25 July 2023
Publication
Court orders Manitoba lawyers to disclose use of artificial intelligence
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With the still new, but rapid, development of artificial intelligence, the Manitoba Court of King’s Bench—one of the first courts in North America—issued a directive to ensure that all lawyers henceforth disclose any use of artificial intelligence in the preparation of documents.

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20 July 2023
Interview
Interview in Droit-inc.: DS Lawyers launches a program to bring young lawyers closer together globally
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Rapprocher les jeunes avocats à l’international et faire preuve d’écoute et de transparence à tous les échelons, voilà l’objectif derrière DS Académie, l’initiative lancée le mois dernier à Paris. Droit-inc. a interviewé Me Angèle di Giovanni, avocate à Montréal et Me Angela Lopez Molina, associée à Madrid et secrétaire général du groupe pour en savoir davantage.

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15 June 2023
Representative work
Our team assisted Evolugen in an agreement with the City of Gatineau
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Notre équipe de DS Décarie Avocats à Gatineau a accompagné Évolugen par Énergie Brookfield dans la signature d’une entente de longue durée pour offrir davantage d’infrastructures récréatives dans l’est de Gatineau dont des pistes cyclables et des sentiers aménagés.

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05 June 2023
Press Release
Four new lawyers choose DS Lawyers Canada 
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L’arrivée de ces avocates renforce non seulement les assises de la croissance future de notre cabinet, mais démontre également que DS Avocats est une destination de choix pour les juristes talentueux qui souhaitent évoluer dans leur carrière.

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30 May 2023
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DS Lawyers Calgary “Breaks the Ice” with its VIP Clients Party
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We were delighted to bring back our annual client party in Calgary.

 

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18 May 2023
Interview: The new Quebec-France working group attracts the attention of Droit-inc.
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Our Quebec-France Working Group, launched earlier this year, aims to help French companies that are looking to set up in Quebec, and assist Quebec companies with their growth objectives in France. This initiative has attracted the attention of the online publication Droit-inc.

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01 May 2023
Press Release
Alexandre Normandin-Lussier admitted to the Barreau de Paris
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We are proud to announce that Alexandre Normandin-Lussier, lawyer and partner, was admitted to the Barreau de Paris in April 2023.

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27 April 2023
Communiqué de presse
Jean-Yves Simard is recognized as a leader for his litigation expertise by Benchmark Litigation Canada
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DS Lawyers Canada is pleased to announce that Jean-Yves Simard, a partner on the litigation team, has been ranked in the prestigious Benchmark Litigation Canada, 2023 edition.

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11 April 2023
Press Release
Another lawyer chooses DS Lawyers 
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L’équipe de DS Avocats Canada est heureuse d’accueillir Christian Dupuis, comme avocat dans le groupe de Droit des affaires à son bureau d’Ottawa-Gatineau. Me Dupuis pratique principalement dans le domaine du droit commercial, du droit transactionnel ainsi qu’en matière de réorganisations corporatives. Il exerce également dans le domaine du litige civil et commercial.

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20 March 2023
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DS Lawyers Welcomes Leading Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyer
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DS Avocats est heureux d’accueillir un chef de file en matière de droit des affaires, Me Louis Clément. L’arrivée de cet avocat d’expérience, qui se joint comme associé au bureau de Montréal, s’inscrit dans la stratégie d’expansion du cabinet.

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15 March 2023
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Congratulations to Robert J. Iverach, celebrating 50 years of contributions to the legal profession
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Bob Iverach du bureau de Calgary fête ses 50 ans de service actif au sein de la profession juridique en Alberta et en tant que membre de la Law Society of Alberta. Il s’agit d’une réalisation remarquable qui témoigne de son professionnalisme et de son engagement inébranlable envers ses clients et la communauté juridique.

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27 February 2023
Communiqué de presse
Stéphanie-Ann Morgan chooses DS Lawyers 
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DS Lawyers Canada is pleased to announce that Stéphanie-Ann Morgan is joining the Business Law group based out of our Montreal office. With a primary focus on transactional law, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, and corporate financing, Stéphanie-Ann brings considerable expertise to the table.

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24 February 2023
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Droit-Inc. interview: Décarie Lawyers becomes DS Lawyers
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Richard Laramée, our managing partner, discusses with Sophie-Anne Décarie, partner and founder of Décarie Lawyers, the recent merger of the two firms with the magazine Droit-Inc. This merger gives DS Lawyers a seventh Canadian office and allows us to offer more services in National Capital Region of Canada.

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06 February 2023
Décarie Lawyers becomes DS Lawyers
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Les cabinets Décarie Avocats et DS Avocats Canada viennent de conclure d’une entente de regroupement. Nos nouveaux collègues participeront activement à desservir la clientèle d’affaires de la Capitale-Nationale et porteront main forte à notre équipe d’Ottawa déjà en place.
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12 January 2023
Press Release
DS Lawyers Canada promotes two lawyers to partner 
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DS Lawyers Canada is proud to announce the appointment of Gabriel Nadeau-Roberge (Business Law – Montreal) and Alex Parken (Business Law – Calgary) as partners, effective since January 1, 2023.

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10 January 2023
Press Release
A new talent chooses DS Lawyers business law team
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DS Lawyers is pleased to welcome to the firm Alexandre Normandin-Lussier. The arrival of this distinguished lawyer, who will be joining the Montreal office as a partner, is consistent with our expansion strategy in business law.

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04 January 2023
DS Lawyers in Calgary advises Bocana Resources Corp. on its successful reverse takeover of United Hunter
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DS Lawyers in Calgary advises Bocana Resources Corp. on its successful reverse takeover of United Hunter

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09 December 2022
Press Release
DS Lawyers Chairman of the Canadian Board Awarded Platinum Jubilee Medal 
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Richard Laramée, the managing partner of DS Lawyers in Montreal and chair of the Canadian board, has been awarded the Platinum Jubilee Medallion

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08 December 2022
Press Release
An additional lawyer joins the ranks of our Corporate Law team in Montréal
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DS Lawyers is pleased to announce that Xiao Wen Zhang has successfully completed her articling term at our Montréal office in 2022 and has been called to the Quebec Bar. She has accepted to join the corporate law team.

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07 December 2022
Labour and Employment Law
The office holiday party returns! Do you know your responsibilities?
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For many companies, the holiday party is back in full force this year. But with every great party comes great responsibility. Nicola Di Iorio, lawyer and partner in the employment and labour law group, speaks to CTV News and CityNews and offers tips and smart business practices so that the office holiday party goes off without a hitch.

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02 December 2022
Communiqué de presse
Our Labour and Employment Law team is Growing Again 
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We are pleased to welcome Sissi Querido, an associate, in our Montreal office as a member of our Labour and Employment Law team. She will assist and support the team in its mission of excellence.

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07 November 2022
Team DS Lawyers
Angèle di Giovanni, Lindsay Amantea, and Andrée-Anne Auclair share their perspectives on working at DS Lawyers
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Angèle di Giovanni, Lindsay Amantea, and Andrée-Anne Auclair share their perspectives on working at DS Lawyers

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02 November 2022
Jean-Yves Simard Quoted in Canadian Lawyer Article on Reverse Vesting Orders
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Reverse vesting orders are rising in prominence but are they here to stay? Jean-Yves Simard speaks with Canadian Lawyer about the short history of RVOs in Canadian insolvency law.

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29 September 2022
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DS Lawyers Recognized in the 2023 Chambers Canada Legal Guide
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DS Lawyers congratulates Dale Burstall on winning the title in Corporate/M&A Alberta.

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23 September 2022
An additional lawyer joins the ranks of DS Lawyers in Quebec
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Laurent joins the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team in Montreal. His practice focuses primarily on civil, commercial and corporate litigation as well as bankruptcy and insolvency.

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20 September 2022
DS Avocats assists Moneycorp with its launch in France
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A DS Avocats team assisted Moneycorp, a global provider of payment and foreign exchange services, in opening a branch in Paris.

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13 September 2022
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Foreign arbitral award subject to 10-year prescription for judgments
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Quebec Court of Appeal rules that ten-year prescription applies to foreign arbitral awards in Quebec: what implications does this have for international arbitration in Canada?

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25 August 2022
DS Lawyers Recognized in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
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The 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada recognized Étienne Dubreuil, Dale Burstanll, and Jean-Yves Simard of DS Lawyers Canada for their expertise in 3 practice areas. In addition, Georges Samoisette Fournier has been recognized for his work in Labour and Employment Law and listed in to the prestigious directory of the Ones to Watch in Canada.

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16 August 2022
DS Lawyers welcomes four labour and employment partners
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DS Lawyers welcomes four experienced labour and employment partners in line with its strategic growth plan. This announcement is a concrete expression of DS Lawyers’ strategic direction to continue to grow by taking advantage of a more complex, more sophisticated and faster-paced business environment.

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