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For the fifth consecutive year, Dentons' Real Estate practice has been ranked No. 1 on the "Best of the Best" list by Midwest Real Estate News.
With all the changes and announcements in 2018, our Eurozone Hub has collated the following supervisory outlook for 2019 as a non-exhaustive “Playbook” for Banking Union Supervised Institutions and other regulated market participants already based in or otherwise relocating to the EU and/or the Eurozone.
Canada Federal Budget 2019
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In the Lacour v. Construction D.M. Turcotte TRO inc. decision delivered in June 2019, the Court of Appeal of Québec distanced itself from the established traditional principles relating to prescription (limitation of actions) when damage manifests itself gradually or after a period of time. The Court concluded that the three-year prescription period within such context begins when the cause of the damage is known.
In this case, the appellants (the owners) waited more than 10 years after the first cracks appeared in their home to seek the advice of an expert. After receiving the expert’s report on the cause of the cracks, the owners sued the contractor for the defects in the construction of the home. The contractor then filed a motion to dismiss on the ground that the statutory time limit had expired.
Although the appellants acknowledged the damages they had suffered increased substantially over the years, the Court of Appeal concluded that the prescription period began when the owners learned of the conclusions of the expert's report. It was at that time they became aware of the causal link between the contractual fault and the gradual damage that had occurred.
The Court of Appeal, nevertheless, found that the action was time-barred for other reasons.
In this decision, the Court of Appeal distanced itself from the following traditional approach: