Therrien, Benoît


Lawyer / Tax Expert

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Graduate of McGill University (Bachelor of commerce) and of Sherbrooke University (Law), Mr. Benoit Therrien is admitted to the Quebec Bar in 2000. Mr. Therrien then obtained a post graduate degree in tax law in 2003. He practices principally in the fields of tax planning for entrepreneurs, corporate restructuring, purchase/sale of businesses as well as trust and estate planning.

Bar :
Quebec Bar (2000)
University :
Mc Gill University, (B. Com)
University of Sherbrooke (LL.B.)
University of Sherbrooke (M.Fisc)
Associations :
Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)


By Benoît Therrien

2016 février 15

Your Shareholders' Agreement and the Impact of Taxation

For many, a shareholders’ agreement is a necessary evil that will only be useful in the unlikely event of a major disagreement between shareholders. As a consequence, not enough effort is put in drafting the agreement, and shareholders are often caught off guard when an event occurs involving this document.

One aspect often neglected when drafting a shareholders' agreement is tax legislation, even though it may have important economic consequences. Here are some of the tax issues to be considered when drafting a shareholders' agreement.

By Benoît Therrien

2012 avril 4

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