Author Archives : Paul Fauteux

Transformative Mediation in Nunavik: Intervention of Paul Fauteux

On August 25, 2017, Posted by , In En,News from CMKZ,

During the Ninth International Meetings of the Institute of Mediation in the Francophone Space recently held in Montreal, Mr Paul Fauteux of CMKZ participated on August 16, 2017 in a session on “Mediation at the heart of the company: managing beliefs, rules, values ​​and rituals”. In front of an audience…

Commercial Mediation and Quebec’s New Code of Civil Procedure

On April 16, 2016, Posted by , In En,International Analysis,

On January 1, 2016, Québec’s new Code of Civil Procedure (NCCP) entered into force.  This important reform, the first of its kind since 2002, is intended to make justice more accessible, particularly by favouring private dispute prevention and resolution (DPR) processes such as negotiation, mediation and arbitration. The central role…

Paris Climate Agreement: Canada’s Return to Favour

On January 4, 2016, Posted by , In En,International Analysis,

Adopted by consensus on December 12th, 2015 by the 195 countries represented at the 21th Conference of the Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate change, the Paris Agreement kicks off the decarbonization of the global economy. The Agreement sets an upper limit to global warming…

Cuba Opens Up to Foreign Trade and Investments

On November 19, 2015, Posted by , In En,International Analysis,

In the wake of Cuba and the U.S. reopening their Embassies in each other’s capital on July 1, 2015, the 33rd annual FIHAV (Feria Internacional de La Habana) trade fair, held from November 2 to 7, illustrated increasing international interest in the Cuban government’s decision to make the island a…

Getting paid by the United Nations

On October 3, 2015, Posted by , In Business Cases,En,News from CMKZ,

The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) hires one of our Canadian clients as Defense Counsel and later refuses to pay all her fees.  Having exhausted available remedies in the United Nations (UN) system,  she files an action on account in the Superior Court of Quebec in Montreal,…

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