Oct. 08, 2019 - The Québec Superior Court (QSC) recently struck down as unconstitutional back-to-work legislation (Bill 1271) aimed at the Québec government’s advocates and notaries. The decision, released on September 18, 2019, builds on the recent case law of the Supreme Court of Canada which declared that the...
Louise Patry Distinguished by Who’s Who Legal: Labour & Employment 2018
Davies partner Louise Patry has been recognized as a world leader in Labour & Employment Law by Who’s Who Legal 2018.
This year’s edition of WWL: Labour & Employment features the best-regarded lawyers from over 500 firms around the world. The practitioners are experts in team moves; restrictive covenants; collective bargaining and industrial disputes; and employment litigation and arbitration.
Louise has advised numerous domestic and multinational corporations on all their labour and employment issues for over three decades. She has successfully represented corporate and institutional employers before tribunals and at multiple levels of court. She regularly works closely with Davies’ transaction teams advising on the labour and employment aspects of many of Canada’s most significant M&A transactions.
June 19, 2019 - The federal government has released much anticipated draft legislation proposing changes to the rules relating to the taxation of stock options. The legislative proposals are expected to come into force on January 1, 2020, and to apply to option agreements entered into after 2019. The release, on...