Nicolas Cantin

My Services

How I can help you, your business or your clients: Setting up a Business: - Analyzing tax and legal risks & benefits (incl. assets protection) - Creating legal structures (corporations, partnerships, trusts, joint ventures, etc.) - Consulting support for tax, legal or industry-specific regulatory requirements - Corporate affairs (shareholders' agreement, corporate reorganization, stock options, etc.) - Protecting IP (trademarks, patents) - Financing (loans and/or equity) M&A and Corporate Law: - Buying and selling a business or assets - Cross-border transactions - Private Financing - Legal risk management - Management buyouts - Drafting and reviewing various agreements Tax Planning: - Corporate reorganizations (holdings, trusts, etc.) - Transfer of assets or shares - Integrated tax and corporate planning for business owners - Review of GST-QST requirements - Deductibility of business expenses Industries that I have substantive experience with: - Information Technologies and software Development - Professional, Technical and Scientific Services - Construction Industry - Wealth Management - Real Estate Management - Mining Exploration Why you should trust me with your business: - My tax background adds value in comparison with general business practitioners - I have very good business, finance and accounting skills (for a lawyer) - I am very pragmatic and oriented on risk management to limit legal expenses - I make a point of understanding your industry and business practices

Advisory type

Tax

Service line

Corporate Taxation, Country Tax Advisory, Tax Planning

Expertise

Corporate Law Securities Small Business Venture Financing Start-ups Mergers & Acquisitions Mining Exploration Estate Planning Trusts SR&ED Intellectual Property Cross-border Transactions

College / University Degrees

Master

Université de Montréal - HEC Montréal

My Snapshot

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  • Rate/hour ($): 100-200
  • Experience level (yrs): 5-10
  • Size of typical clients: Medium