MONTREAL, Oct. 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The law firm BCF confirms that Marcel Aubut has submitted his resignation from firm, effective immediately.
Statement from André Morrissette, Chair of the BCF Board of Directors:
"Mr. Aubut and his family are going through an extremely difficult time. This morning, Mr. Aubut acknowledged his mistakes and assumed responsibility for his actions. We welcome his acknowledgement, which was without question very difficult for him to make under these circumstances. We have expressed our support for Mr. Aubut's decision to undertake steps to make lasting changes in his behaviour toward others. He will start this new and important chapter in his life surrounded by his loved ones and we wish him well."
BCF reiterates its commitment to taking all necessary steps to provide its employees with a healthy workplace that is free of any kind of harassment.
In addition, BCF confirms that everything is in place to ensure the ongoing delivery of high-quality services to its clients.
BCF is comprised of more than 200 lawyers and other professionals, legal practice of which is adapted to the changing needs of the business community. Its unique multidisciplinary team approach is designed to meet the specific needs of companies. Being a member of Meritas International Network, an association of 7,000 professionals located in more than 80 countries, BCF has a much sought-after expertise in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, Canadian and international tax, securities, venture capital, banking law, intellectual property, commercial litigation and insolvency, as well as real estate law, labour law, business immigration, international arbitration and entertainment, sports and media. BCF is a leading business law firm in the Province of Quebec and, since 2007, has been an annual winner of the Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies program.
For more information: www.bcf.ca.
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