Yves Martineau is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. He has developed a specific expertise in class actions primarily defending manufacturers, banking institutions, and telecommunications companies. He also deals with every aspect of litigation, such as commercial law, product liability, banking law, professional liability, consumer law, and private international law. Yves has pleaded before all civil courts of Québec and before the Supreme Court of Canada. He is recognized in Chambers Canada 2021 as a leading lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) and Litigation: General Commercial – Québec; in The Best Lawyers in Canada2021 in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, and Product Liability; and in The 2021 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada in Litigation: Corporate Commercial.
Sectors that are now ripe for litigation include cannabis, Big Tech and long-term care facilities; privacy, secondary market misrepresentation and predominance of common issues are also in the foreground
On June 5, 2018, Transurban (ASX: TCL) acquired 100% of the equity interests in the A25 toll road asset and concession in Montréal, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners. Transurban has assumed responsibility for the management and operations of the A25.