This section keeps you up-to-date on the latest news and upcoming public appearances of Lavery professionals.
On September 21, Lavery organized a breakfast seminar at its Montréal office entitled Une enquête vous concerne : êtes-vous prêt ? toidentify the internal and external risks facing businesses and the tools to put in place to manage these risks. The event was moderated by Nicolas Gagnon and businesses attending heard Marie Cossette, Raymond Doray and Philippe Frère, all partners and members of the Integrity group, discuss various subjects including corporate criminal and penal liability, investigatory powers of public bodies, and whistleblowers. Click here to learn more about the Business Integrity group.
On May 25, Marie Cossette, partner and head of the Business Integrity practice and the Quebec City Public and Administrative Law group, and Chloé Fauchon, an associate with the same group, spoke at the 2017 Convention of the Association des estimateurs et des économistes de la construction du Québec (AEÉCQ), which was held May 25-26 at the Loews Hôtel Vogue in Montreal. Entitled Bill 108: highlights of the new rules on public contracting and the powers of the Autorité des marchés publics, the presentation answered many questions about the newly created Autorité des marchés publics (AMP) introduced in Bill 108, in particular the amendments tabled by the Minister subjecting municipalities to the AMP. To learn more about Bill 108, click here to consult our bulletin Need to Know.