Marriage on the Rocks: Prenups- The Good, the Bad, the Funny

Rachel Mech and Emily Shank talk prenups – the good, the bad, and the funny. ABOUT RACHEL MECH [email protected] | 410.209.6447 Rachel represents family and business clients in domestic and international civil litigation. Rachel’s experience includes representing family law clients in state, interstate, and international child abduction cases, and cases involving, divorce, custody, visitation, adoption, child support, domestic violence, and gender […]

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Immigration Due Diligence: A Case Study for Corporate Lawyers and In-House Counsel

Julie Lessard, Olga Prygoda Corporate lawyers, in-house counsel, tax advisors and other experts involved in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, or other types of transactions are natural experts at due diligence process. However, the most overlooked area of due diligence may become the deal breaker. We are not talking about sales, capital, clientele, patents or brands, […]

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Read Delete: The World’s Most Liveable Cities

The World’s Most Liveable Cities Each year, The Economist publishes a ranking of the cities with the best living conditions. In 2022, the list was influenced not only by the Covid-19 pandemic but also the war in Ukraine, with Kyiv being removed from the survey and both Moscow and St Petersburg seeing a fall in their scores due […]

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Register Now: Bill 96, Three Months Later

Join our multidisciplinary panel on October 5 or 6, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for a webinar on the real impact that the Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec (Bill 96) has had on companies doing business in the province of Québec over the past three months. During these training […]

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OK at Work: Quiet Quitting

Quiet quitting is a concept that has been making headlines. Quiet quitting is not a new concept, but it may be more likely that it may go unnoticed by employers in a virtual environment. This week on OK at Work, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger discuss the concept of quiet quitting, how it impacts employers, and actions they can […]

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Featured Buyer Profile

This weeks Featured Buyer seeks add-on acquisitions with the following criteria: Annual revenue greater than $2 million Annual earnings greater than $500,000 up to $9 million Preference for business services, software and value-add distribution Owner: seeking liquidity and/or exit from business, retiring without successor, desires a more focused role (ex. technical, sales, advisory role) If […]

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What Should We Learn from Recent Patent Case Law?

Pascal Lauzon In an article published in Les Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle, our partner Pascal Lauzon presents the legal principles emerging from the most significant Canadian patent law decisions in 2021. In this case law review, our partner examined three decisions of the Federal Court of Appeal as well as two decisions of the Federal Court. The following […]

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The State of M&A: Partnering with Strategics

 Schedule A Consultation I am looking forward to moderating a panel of industry experts at the upcoming BIOMEDevice Boston show as part of the Master Class Start-Up Series sponsored by MassMEDIC. This Conference is tailored to providing the knowledge growing companies need to not only function, but be successful in the ever-changing landscape that is […]

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Sued? What to Know

It can feel like a nightmare. You walk into work or arrive home and find out that someone is suing you or your business. Your head floods with worst-case scenarios. While a pending lawsuit can be stressful, it is also manageable if direct and immediate action is taken. The following are simple steps that you […]

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Same-Sex Marriages – Is Obergfell v Hodges next on the Supreme Court Chopping Block?

Obergefell v. Hodges is the landmark 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legally recognized same-sex marriages and ruled that the right to enter into a same-sex marriage was protected by the U.S. Constitution. Going forward, same-sex couples were guaranteed to be accorded the same rights and privileges that heterosexual couples enjoy. That is and has […]

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Ready to Bid? Be Sure to Read the Tender Documents Carefully

Vicky Berthiaume, Ariane Asselin For a construction contractor who is about to bid, the obligation of good faith implies the duty to fully examine the terms and conditions of the call for tenders. Failure to meet these obligations can be fatal. The client has a duty to inform the contractor of the aspects relevant to […]

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