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Lexpert Magazine mention three Fasken Martineau lawyers in the Lexpert Top 10 Business Decisions of 2016

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“Top 10 Business Decisions of 2016” by Julius Melnitzer, Lexpert Magazine.

Lexpert Magazine mentions Montréal lawyers Pierre Lefebvre and Philippe Charest-Beaudry and Toronto lawyer Christopher Pigott in the Lexpert Top 10 Business Decisions of 2016.

No.1 CIBC v. Green (SCC, OCA)

… Theratechnologies, then, put some substance into the standard that plaintiffs must meet to satisfy the leave threshold for filing a securities class action. “The fact that there is an arguable chance of success is no longer sufficient to obtain leave,” explained Pierre Lefebvre of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP at the time. Lefebvre, with colleague Philippe Charest-Beaudry in Montréal, represented the defendant Theratechnologies. “There must be a determination of whether success is a reasonable prospect — and that changes the whole dimension of the leave test.”

No.8 Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada (SCC, OCA)

…In Wilson, however, the Federal Court of Appeal shocked employers and employees by ruling that a proper reading of the Canada Labour Code did allow dismissal without just cause. The employee appealed, and Wilson became the first time the SCC had confronted the subject.”