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Marie-Noël Rochon

Lawyer

BAR OF QUÉBEC – 2012

514.375.2670   

mrochon@lcm.ca  

        

Areas of Expertise

Civil and commercial litigation

Class actions

Shareholder disputes and directors and officers liability

Securities law and financial services

Governance, regulatory compliance and administrative investigations

Insurance law

Defamation and privacy law

Professional liability

Biography

Marie-Noël Rochon’s practice encompasses all aspects of civil and commercial litigation, particularly with respect to securities and financial services.

 

Ms. Rochon regularly acts on behalf of securities advisers and brokers in connection with matters ranging from disciplinary issues to civil and professional liability, and represents them before the civil and regulatory tribunals and in the course of administrative inquiries carried out by professional orders or regulatory bodies. Ms. Rochon also counsels financial institutions, securities brokers and public bodies on the development and application of their regulatory compliance policies.

 

Having a keen interest in governance issues, Ms. Rochon also assists public bodies subject to the Act Respecting Contracting by Public Bodies in order to review their contractual practices, their internal governance, as well as their risk management. Ms. Rochon also assists companies in obtaining authorization from the Autorité des Marchés Financiers to enter into public contracts.

 

After completing her law degree with honours from the Université de Montréal, Ms. Rochon earned a master’s degree from Queen’s University. Her master’s thesis addressed corporate governance and securities, particularly regarding directors’ duties when adopting defensive measures in the course of a hostile takeover bid.

Representative Work

Visible Gold Mines Inc. of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec: Participated in the defence against a hostile takeover bid.

 

National Bank of Canada: Defended against a securities disclosure class action pursuant to the secondary market provisions of the Securities Act both in Quebec and Ontario.

 

Reviewed compliance manuals, internal procedures and agreements of major securities brokers.

 

Implemented regulatory compliance policies and procedures for major securities brokers.

 

Review and implementation of policies, contractual practices, internal governance and risk management procedures of public bodies.

 

Assisted companies in obtaining authorization from the Autorité des marchés financiers to enter into public contracts.

Conferences and Publications

Co-speaker, «Développements récents en matière de mesures défensives : Réel changement de paradigme?», Barreau du Québec continuing legal education seminar on recent developments in securities litigation, Decembre 1st, 2017, InterContinental Montreal Hotel.

 

Co-author, «Développements récents en matière de mesures défensives : Réel changement de paradigme?», Service Barreau du Québec on the quality of the profession, Développements récents en litige de valeurs mobilières, Vol. 438, Montréal, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2017, pp. 75-106.

 

Panelist, «Le chef de conformité dans la mire des régulateurs : Enjeux et opportunités», The Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch luncheon held on November 30, 2017, Deloitte, Quebec offices.

 

Co-author, «Communications entre avocats et experts : le privilège relatif au litige et les devoirs des experts», in Revue du Barreau du Québec, Automne 2015, Tome 74, Cowansville, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2013, pp. 557-571.

 

Co-speaker, “Gatekeepers : le rôle des protecteurs des marchés – du rêve à la réalité,” Barreau du Québec continuing legal education seminar on recent developments in securities litigation, November 22, 2013, InterContinental Montreal Hotel.

 

Co-author, “Le rôle essentiel des “gatekeepers” dans le contexte de l’encadrement des marchés financiers – Modifications législatives récentes,” Service Barreau du Québec continuing legal education service, Développements récents en litige de valeurs mobilières, Vol. 376, Cowansville, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2013, pp. 45-75.

 

Co-author, “Are You in a Conflict of Interest? Outside Business Activities Through the Lens of the Regulator,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, June 2013.

 

Co-author, “Second Phase of the CRM Project: Additional Disclosure of Charges and Performance Reports,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, April 2013.

 

Author, “Court of Appeal Reiterates the Importance for Investors to Conduct Due Diligence,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, February 2013.

 

“Un horizon de changements s’ouvre à vous : apprivoiser le nouveau Modèle de Relation Client-Conseiller,” conference held on January 25, 2013.

 

Co-author, “Canadian Securities Administrators Consultation Paper 33-403: A Step Towards a Potential Fiduciary Duty for Advisers and Dealers,” nota bene, Heenan Blaikie, November 2012.

 

Co-author, “Un horizon de changements s’ouvre à vous : apprivoiser le nouveau Modèle de Relation Client-Conseiller,” part of a series of breakfast conferences held by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada on September 20, 2012.

 

Author, “Dialogue of the Deaf: The Interaction between Corporate Law and Securities Law in Canada,” Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, August 2010 (master’s thesis, available at the Lederman Law Library).

Education

LL.M., Queen’s University, 2010

LL.B. (with honours), Université de Montréal, 2009

Awards and Recognition

Bursary from the University of San Diego to attend Oxford University, in England, for one semester

 

Queen’s University Graduate Award for master’s thesis

Professional Associations

Barreau du Québec

 

Young Bar Association of Montreal

 

Canadian Bar Association

 

The Advocates’ Society

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Marie-Noël Rochon

Lawyer

BAR OF QUÉBEC – 2012

514.375.2670   

mrochon@lcm.ca  

        

Areas of Expertise

Securities law and financial services

Insurance law

Governance, regulatory compliance and administrative investigations

Defamation and privacy law

Professional liability

Civil and commercial litigation

Class actions

Shareholder disputes and directors and officers liability

Biography

Marie-Noël Rochon’s practice encompasses all aspects of civil and commercial litigation, particularly with respect to securities and financial services.

 

Ms. Rochon regularly acts on behalf of securities advisers and brokers in connection with matters ranging from disciplinary issues to civil and professional liability, and represents them before the civil and regulatory tribunals and in the course of administrative inquiries carried out by professional orders or regulatory bodies. Ms. Rochon also counsels financial institutions, securities brokers and public bodies on the development and application of their regulatory compliance policies.

 

Having a keen interest in governance issues, Ms. Rochon also assists public bodies subject to the Act Respecting Contracting by Public Bodies in order to review their contractual practices, their internal governance, as well as their risk management. Ms. Rochon also assists companies in obtaining authorization from the Autorité des Marchés Financiers to enter into public contracts.

 

After completing her law degree with honours from the Université de Montréal, Ms. Rochon earned a master’s degree from Queen’s University. Her master’s thesis addressed corporate governance and securities, particularly regarding directors’ duties when adopting defensive measures in the course of a hostile takeover bid.

Representative Work

Visible Gold Mines Inc. of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec: Participated in the defence against a hostile takeover bid.

 

National Bank of Canada: Defended against a securities disclosure class action pursuant to the secondary market provisions of the Securities Act both in Quebec and Ontario.

 

Reviewed compliance manuals, internal procedures and agreements of major securities brokers.

 

Implemented regulatory compliance policies and procedures for major securities brokers.

 

Review and implementation of policies, contractual practices, internal governance and risk management procedures of public bodies.

 

Assisted companies in obtaining authorization from the Autorité des marchés financiers to enter into public contracts.

Conferences and Publications

Co-speaker, «Développements récents en matière de mesures défensives : Réel changement de paradigme?», Barreau du Québec continuing legal education seminar on recent developments in securities litigation, Decembre 1st, 2017, InterContinental Montreal Hotel.

 

Co-author, «Développements récents en matière de mesures défensives : Réel changement de paradigme?», Service Barreau du Québec on the quality of the profession, Développements récents en litige de valeurs mobilières, Vol. 438, Montréal, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2017, pp. 75-106.

 

Panelist, «Le chef de conformité dans la mire des régulateurs : Enjeux et opportunités», The Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch luncheon held on November 30, 2017, Deloitte, Quebec offices.

 

Co-author, «Communications entre avocats et experts : le privilège relatif au litige et les devoirs des experts», in Revue du Barreau du Québec, Automne 2015, Tome 74, Cowansville, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2013, pp. 557-571.

 

Co-speaker, “Gatekeepers : le rôle des protecteurs des marchés – du rêve à la réalité,” Barreau du Québec continuing legal education seminar on recent developments in securities litigation, November 22, 2013, InterContinental Montreal Hotel.

 

Co-author, “Le rôle essentiel des “gatekeepers” dans le contexte de l’encadrement des marchés financiers – Modifications législatives récentes,” Service Barreau du Québec continuing legal education service, Développements récents en litige de valeurs mobilières, Vol. 376, Cowansville, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2013, pp. 45-75.

 

Co-author, “Are You in a Conflict of Interest? Outside Business Activities Through the Lens of the Regulator,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, June 2013.

 

Co-author, “Second Phase of the CRM Project: Additional Disclosure of Charges and Performance Reports,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, April 2013.

 

Author, “Court of Appeal Reiterates the Importance for Investors to Conduct Due Diligence,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, February 2013.

 

“Un horizon de changements s’ouvre à vous : apprivoiser le nouveau Modèle de Relation Client-Conseiller,” conference held on January 25, 2013.

 

Co-author, “Canadian Securities Administrators Consultation Paper 33-403: A Step Towards a Potential Fiduciary Duty for Advisers and Dealers,” nota bene, Heenan Blaikie, November 2012.

 

Co-author, “Un horizon de changements s’ouvre à vous : apprivoiser le nouveau Modèle de Relation Client-Conseiller,” part of a series of breakfast conferences held by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada on September 20, 2012.

 

Author, “Dialogue of the Deaf: The Interaction between Corporate Law and Securities Law in Canada,” Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, August 2010 (master’s thesis, available at the Lederman Law Library).

Education

LL.M., Queen’s University, 2010

LL.B. (with honours), Université de Montréal, 2009

Awards and Recognition

Bursary from the University of San Diego to attend Oxford University, in England, for one semester

 

Queen’s University Graduate Award for master’s thesis

Professional Associations

Barreau du Québec

 

Young Bar Association of Montreal

 

Canadian Bar Association

 

The Advocates’ Society

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Marie-Noël Rochon

Lawyer

BAR OF QUÉBEC – 2012

514.375.2670   

mrochon@lcm.ca  

        

Areas of Expertise

Civil and commercial litigation

Class actions

Shareholder disputes and directors and officers liability

Securities law and financial services

Governance, regulatory compliance and administrative investigations

Insurance law

Defamation and privacy law

Professional liability

Biography

Marie-Noël Rochon’s practice encompasses all aspects of civil and commercial litigation, particularly with respect to securities and financial services.

 

Ms. Rochon regularly acts on behalf of securities advisers and brokers in connection with matters ranging from disciplinary issues to civil and professional liability, and represents them before the civil and regulatory tribunals and in the course of administrative inquiries carried out by professional orders or regulatory bodies. Ms. Rochon also counsels financial institutions, securities brokers and public bodies on the development and application of their regulatory compliance policies.

 

Having a keen interest in governance issues, Ms. Rochon also assists public bodies subject to the Act Respecting Contracting by Public Bodies in order to review their contractual practices, their internal governance, as well as their risk management. Ms. Rochon also assists companies in obtaining authorization from the Autorité des Marchés Financiers to enter into public contracts.

 

After completing her law degree with honours from the Université de Montréal, Ms. Rochon earned a master’s degree from Queen’s University. Her master’s thesis addressed corporate governance and securities, particularly regarding directors’ duties when adopting defensive measures in the course of a hostile takeover bid.

Representative Work

Visible Gold Mines Inc. of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec: Participated in the defence against a hostile takeover bid.

 

National Bank of Canada: Defended against a securities disclosure class action pursuant to the secondary market provisions of the Securities Act both in Quebec and Ontario.

 

Reviewed compliance manuals, internal procedures and agreements of major securities brokers.

 

Implemented regulatory compliance policies and procedures for major securities brokers.

 

Review and implementation of policies, contractual practices, internal governance and risk management procedures of public bodies.

 

Assisted companies in obtaining authorization from the Autorité des marchés financiers to enter into public contracts.

Conferences and Publications

Co-speaker, «Développements récents en matière de mesures défensives : Réel changement de paradigme?», Barreau du Québec continuing legal education seminar on recent developments in securities litigation, Decembre 1st, 2017, InterContinental Montreal Hotel.

 

Co-author, «Développements récents en matière de mesures défensives : Réel changement de paradigme?», Service Barreau du Québec on the quality of the profession, Développements récents en litige de valeurs mobilières, Vol. 438, Montréal, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2017, pp. 75-106.

 

Panelist, «Le chef de conformité dans la mire des régulateurs : Enjeux et opportunités», The Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch luncheon held on November 30, 2017, Deloitte, Quebec offices.

 

Co-author, «Communications entre avocats et experts : le privilège relatif au litige et les devoirs des experts», in Revue du Barreau du Québec, Automne 2015, Tome 74, Cowansville, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2013, pp. 557-571.

 

Co-speaker, “Gatekeepers : le rôle des protecteurs des marchés – du rêve à la réalité,” Barreau du Québec continuing legal education seminar on recent developments in securities litigation, November 22, 2013, InterContinental Montreal Hotel.

 

Co-author, “Le rôle essentiel des “gatekeepers” dans le contexte de l’encadrement des marchés financiers – Modifications législatives récentes,” Service Barreau du Québec continuing legal education service, Développements récents en litige de valeurs mobilières, Vol. 376, Cowansville, Éd. Yvon Blais, 2013, pp. 45-75.

 

Co-author, “Are You in a Conflict of Interest? Outside Business Activities Through the Lens of the Regulator,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, June 2013.

 

Co-author, “Second Phase of the CRM Project: Additional Disclosure of Charges and Performance Reports,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, April 2013.

 

Author, “Court of Appeal Reiterates the Importance for Investors to Conduct Due Diligence,” Focus, Heenan Blaikie, February 2013.

 

“Un horizon de changements s’ouvre à vous : apprivoiser le nouveau Modèle de Relation Client-Conseiller,” conference held on January 25, 2013.

 

Co-author, “Canadian Securities Administrators Consultation Paper 33-403: A Step Towards a Potential Fiduciary Duty for Advisers and Dealers,” nota bene, Heenan Blaikie, November 2012.

 

Co-author, “Un horizon de changements s’ouvre à vous : apprivoiser le nouveau Modèle de Relation Client-Conseiller,” part of a series of breakfast conferences held by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada on September 20, 2012.

 

Author, “Dialogue of the Deaf: The Interaction between Corporate Law and Securities Law in Canada,” Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, August 2010 (master’s thesis, available at the Lederman Law Library).

Education

LL.M., Queen’s University, 2010

LL.B. (with honours), Université de Montréal, 2009

Awards and Recognition

Bursary from the University of San Diego to attend Oxford University, in England, for one semester

 

Queen’s University Graduate Award for master’s thesis

Professional Associations

Barreau du Québec   Young Bar Association of Montreal   Canadian Bar Association   The Advocates’ Society