Miller Thomson 2020 Montréal Construction Law Conference

March 11, 2020 | Gerry Argento, Marie-Pier Barabé, Louis-Philippe Borduas, Yann-Julien Chouinard, Louis Clément, Yannick Forget, Antoine Gamache, Adina Georgescu, Guy Gilain, Chantal Joubert, Jasmin Lefebvre, Anik Pierre-Louis, Julien Morier, Nicolas Sacha Nesviginsky, Tania L. Pinheiro, Louis-Michel Tremblay, Stephan H. Trihey | Montréal

Featuring: directed tenders, amendments to a contract, specific agreements on risk allocation, the main steps of the acquisition process, transfer taxes and much more!

Join us on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 for a daylong conference intended for all construction and real estate sector stakeholders in Quebec and keep appraised of the most recent developments in your industry.

Please note that all speeches will be delivered in French.


7:30 a.m.: Breakfast and Registration
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Presentations, including a networking lunch

8 a.m.
Provisions for amending contracts: Scope and limitations
Guy Gilain and Tania L. Pinheiro

Directed tenders: Where do we stand since the establishment of the Autorité des marchés publics?
Anik Pierre-Louis and Yann-Julien Chouinard

Land transfer taxes: How to cut your tax bill
Chantal Joubert and Adina Georgescu

Networking coffee break

Special agreements on risk sharing related to soil conditions in construction contracts
Jasmin Lefebvre and Antoine Gamache

The scope of exemption clauses in construction contracts: Recent developments
Stephan H. Trihey and Gerry Argento

Recent case law in the construction industry
Yannick Forget, Gerry Argento and Tania L. Pinheiro

Networking lunch

Contracting with municipalities: Recent developments and impact of the Supreme Court decision in Octane
Yannick Forget and Marie-Pier Barabé

The role of the expert: Recent case law
Louis-Michel Tremblay and Nicolas Sacha Nesviginsky

The main steps of the acquisition process
Louis Clément, Julien Morier and Louis-Philippe Borduas

Closing remarks

Continuing education: 5.5 hours

A certificate of participation will be emailed to registrants having attended the conference.
Barreau du Québec: Consider adding those 5.5 hours to your online CPD plan.

Event dates

March 11, 2020

Event location

DoubleTree By Hilton Montréal

1255 Jeanne-Mance Street, Montréal