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
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
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
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.
March 11, 2020
DoubleTree By Hilton Montréal
1255 Jeanne-Mance Street, Montréal