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Luc Pariseau

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Lavery Lawyers

Quebec, Canada
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Practice Expertise

  • Private equity, venture capital and ...
  • Protection and Transmission of Estates and ...
  • Taxation
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Areas of Practice

  • Private equity, venture capital and ...
  • Protection and Transmission of Estates and ...
  • Taxation
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Profile

Partner

Luc Pariseau is a partner and member of the Business law group, specializing in tax law.

In his practice, Mr. Pariseau has often been called upon to advise emerging companies, major corporations, family businesses, and non-profit organizations on Canadian and international tax matters.

Mr. Pariseau was also a lecturer for several years. Between 1990 and 1994, he gave courses on tax law related to real estate transactions at Université du Québec à Montréal, and, in 1996, he taught graduate students at HEC Montréal. A sought-after speaker, he regularly gives lectures on current tax issues.

Representative mandates
  • Major projects for international clients in the energy and natural resources, securities, and entertainment sectors
  • Large sales tax claims for insurance companies
  • Represent U.S. firms doing business, or acquiring companies, in Canada
  • Reorganize  family businesses to facilitate transfer to the next generation or to senior executives
  • Estate and post-mortem planning for individuals with sizable assets and complex tax situations
  • Planning and negotiating tax aspects of business acquisition and sale transactions and the drafting of related legal documents for high-valued companies
  • Negotiations with tax authorities and objections to their position regarding income taxes, sales taxes, as well as other direct and indirect taxes
Professional and community activities
  • Founding member and member of the board of directors of the Fondation l'air d'aller, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with cystic fibrosis 

Education

  • M. fisc., Université de Sherbrooke, 1989
  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke, 1986

Areas of Practice

  • Private equity, venture capital and investment management
  • Protection and Transmission of Estates and Assets
  • Taxation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Major projects for international clients in the energy and natural resources sectors and the securities and entertainment industries
Large sales tax claims for insurance companies Represents several American firms doing business, or acquiring businesses, in Canada
Reorganization of family businesses to facilitate transfer to the next generation or to senior executives


Professional Associations
Canadian Bar Association
Fiscal and financial planning association
Canadian Tax Foundation
International Fiscal Association
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners


Professional Activities and Experience
Accolades
  • Best Lawyer 2016
  • Best Lawyer 2017
  • Best Lawyer 2018
  • Best Lawyers 2019
  • Best Lawyers 2020
  • Best Lawyers 2021
  • Best Lawyers 2022


Articles

Additional Articles
  • New Tax Provisions for Capital Gains and Stock Options
  • Must You Collect and Remit Sales Taxes in the United States if You Do Business There?
  • Must You Pay Taxes in the United States if You Do Business There?
  • RRSPs: Do Your Really Know Your Way Around?
  • The Taxation of Venture Capital Financing
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  • Carrying on Professional Activities and Limited Liability
  • An Estate Plan for the Business Owner-Manager: Why and How
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  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 2
  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 3
  • Setting Up A Trust: An Attractive Solution For Your Asset Protection Needs
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  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 8
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  • Legal newsletter for business entrepreneurs and executives, Number 7
  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 11
  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 12
  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 18
  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 19
  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 20
  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 25
  • Quarterly legal newsletter intended for accounting, management, and finance professionals, Number 26
  • Directors’ Liability
  • The Quebec Government reaffirms its support for venture capital funds
  • Federal budget and capital gain: Time for tax planning
  • Substantial upcoming tax impact on investment funds’ management compensation
  • The 2020-2021 Quebec Budget: New Measures to Promote Innovation!
  • COVID-19: How to adapt your current tax planning?
  • Resumption of Mergers and Acquisitions: What May Change After the Crisis
  • Sale of a Business: New Tax Planning Option
  • Court upholds deductibility of carrying charges
  • International tax planning endorsed by the Court
  • The tax system to the rescue of print media
  • Payment to non-residents of Canada: How can the Multilateral Instrument (MLI) be applied?
  • COVID-19: Anticipating Capital Gains, Wealth, Gift and Inheritance Taxes
  • Pre‑ruling Consultation with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA): a little‑known yet practical service

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