Will you take advantage of the new CETA agreement?
On average European businesses paid 8.56% duties for the products they sold in Canada before CETA implementation. Now it has entered provisionally into force, 98.4% of those duties have been eliminated.More
Thanks to the leadership of our Partner Mireille Fontaine, BCF brought in the representatives of four new investment funds to share their experience and talk about the challenges the industry faces in 2017, as part of a panel organized by Réseau Capital in partnership with Investissement Québec.More
Although business travelers have greater mobility rights under CETA, we note that these rights are not as generous as those granted under the Maastricht Treaty.More
Three new partners join the BD
André Morrissette & Gilles Seguin have been reelected by the membres of the board as president and vice president.More
Learn more about the web and mobile terms and conditions of use in a training session given by BCF Partner, Pascal Lauzon, and lawyers, Maude Papillon and Samuel Lajoie.More
A La Presse+ report
Partners Dominique Babin and Julien Lacheré answered questions posed by technological SMEs wanting to protect their innovations.More
As part of its implementation of CETA, the Government of Canada has adopted regulations and introduced legislation to increase that enterprise value threshold to $1.5 billion for buyers who reside in EU-member states.More
THIS IS THE THIRD BOOK OF PIERRE DELISLE AND JOSEPH-ANDRÉ ROY
This book is a reference tool for any decision-maker working in a public body and for all real estate professionals, including lawyers, notaries, appraisers, real estate developers, urban planners, surveyors, bankers and insurers.More
Mario Charpentier remains Managing Partner of the firm. Pierre Allard, Julie Doré, Mario Welsh and Sylvain Boissé retain their positions as members of the executive committee.More
If you are considering selling your business or if your plans will soon require equity or quasi-equity financing, now is the time to prepare for the legal due diligence of your company. And the sooner, the better.More
CETA introduces several changes in the field of patents critical for those conducting research and development in the pharmaceutical field and bringing medicinal products to market in Canada.More
BCF is proud to welcome tax litigator Joel Scheuerman who has joined its Montreal office as a partnerSeptember 21st, 2017
Joel is one of the most impressive tax litigators of his generation.
Joel’s practise includes representing clients with national tax litigation issues, and in the context of these mandates he will work in collaboration with BCF's allied firms in the Toronto area and in western Canada.More
ARE YOU READY FOR EUROPE?
98% of existing custom tariffs between Canada and the European Union are now abolished. The immediate reduction of custom tariffs represents a significant advantage that other international competitors will not have.More
PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS ON THE EVE OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FREE-TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
Our specialists will be pleased to advise you concerning the opportunities offered by the public procurement markets made available with the implementation of CETA.More
Are you ready for Europe?
Our Legal Counsel, Didier Culat is featured in the September 4th edition of the business section of La Presse.More
BCF Business Law is proud to open the doors to its new reception area on the 25th floor, designed to offer our clients a most welcoming experience when they visit BCF.
Everything you must know about the provisions of CETA, starting September 21, 2017
Now signed, the new Trade Deal with the EU enters into force in September 2017
The questions to be answered in order to quickly take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity for businesses here.More
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.More
Cheese alert: apply before september 8, 2017 for a part of the 16,000,000 kg of cheese import quota made available by Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union.More
Their outstanding contribution has been recognized by the Barreau du Québec
The firm now has 6 Lawyers Emeritus.More
Our lawyer Shaun E. Finn explores the key elements of the Class action defence.
On BCF.TV, you will find nine accredited training sessions that provide practical information on topics important to those in the business world.More
Our team analysed the impacts of these propositions. A must read to know how they could impact your business.More
And why you should consider it a necessary investment
Here are the most frequently asked questions we encounter about patents, and the answers that could save you money, time and headaches.More
Well, sort of...
The Supreme Court recently rejected Google's arguments by confirming the validity of an injunction.More
Good news for those seeking to obtain and uphold patents in Canada
The ruling promises to bring Canadian patent law back in line with international norms.More
The City of Montreal recently adopted the by-law on contributions for parks, playgrounds and green space titled “Règlement relatif à la cession pour fins d’établissement, de maintien et d’amélioration de parcs, de terrains de jeux et de préservation d’espaces naturels sur le territoire de la Ville de Montréal ”.More
NEWSLETTER: GLOBAL EMPLOYEE MOBILITY
BCF Business Law keeps you informed of the latest news in the world of business immigration and labour mobility. A unique approach and integrated solutions for your mobility needs, that’s what we mean by a different kind of practice.More
In the wake of its recent successes, the intellectual property team is preparing for future international conferences, specifically the Bio International Convention 2017 which will be held in San Diego at the end of June.More
NEWSLETTER: GLOBAL EMPLOYEE MOBILITY
BCF Business Law keeps you informed of the latest news in the world of business immigration and labour mobility. Helping you deal with globalization. That's what we mean by a different kind of practice.More
The Canadian Bar Association recognizes our partner’s outstanding contribution to her community.More
His extensive, transversal experience will be valuable for our clients who work in Europe
As an international correspondent based in Paris, Philippe Therias works at one of BCF’s affiliate firms, Bignon Lebray.More
55% OF THE FIRM’S MEMBERS CONTRIBUTED IN 2016!
The organization recognizes the extraordinary commitment of BCF’s members during the 2016 campaign.More
Your intellectual property (IP) is the product of your imagination, and therefore, you own it. Like any other goods, your creations are property and, although they may not be tangible, they should be protected.More
In late April 2017, the City of Montreal (the “City”) adopted a draft by-law on contributions for parks, playgrounds and green space titled “Règlement relatif à la cession pour fins d’établissement, de maintien et d’amélioration de parcs, de terrains de jeux et de préservation d’espaces naturels sur le territoire de la Ville de Montréal .”More
Our legal counsel Christian Racicot and his initiative, featured in La Presse+.More
The firm has remitted $40,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help the victims in the various regions affected by flooding.More
Over the years, the global market growth and prominence of sectors such as high technology, e-commerce, and the Internet, which flout borders, have led the courts to consider the territorial scope of such clauses in a different light.More