Mr. Vautour practises in the areas of corporate, commercial, and technology law and is particularly interested in corporate governance, strategic alliances, technology transfers, investment funds, and mergers & acquisitions of private corporations. He has extensive experience in licensing agreements, distribution agreements, outsourcing agreements, and e-commerce agreements. Over the years, Mr. Vautour has represented numerous businesses in the finance, printing, pharmaceutical, transportation, computer, and energy sectors. Mr. Vautour is listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 directory in the areas of Corporate Law, Energy Law, IT Law, Intellectual Property Law, Private Funds Law and Technology Law and was named Lawyer of the Year 2018 in the area of Private Funds Law in that directory. He was named Lawyer of the Year in 2011, 2013, 2016 and 2021 by Best Lawyers in the area of Technology Law and is ranked in the Acritas Stars global database.
CDPQ Infra Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, announced on April 12, 2018, that construction of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project, an automated light-rail transportation system in the greater Montréal area, has officially started. The project comprises 67 kilometres of railway and 26 stations and, once complete, will be one of the largest automated transportation system in the world.