Business, Commercial and
Corporate Law

Business Start-Ups

Launching a business and choosing its legal structure are critical decisions likely to raise many legal issues. At BCF, we accompany you through this process, regardless of whether you are setting up your first business or are an experienced entrepreneur. Here are a few examples of the topics we cover with you, taking your company’s special features into account.

  • Legal structure of the company
  • Choice of jurisdiction for the corporate person (legal person)
  • Shareholding structure
  • Relevance of drafting a shareholders’ agreement or a partners’ agreement
  • Dealing with a financial institution
  • Hiring employees
  • Commercial lease
  • Questions regarding GST and PST
  • Choosing an accounting firm
  • Intellectual Property Protection (patents, trade-marks and trade secrets)
  • Intellectual Property Transfer
Karen Aguilar

514 397-4631

Éric Amyot

Partner, Lawyer

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Éric Amyot

418 649-5463

Marie-Pier Baril

Partner, Lawyer

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Marie-Pier Baril

418 694-2913

Sabrina Brosseau-Malo

514 397-5565

Marc Brouillette

Partner, Lawyer, Med.A

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Marc Brouillette

418 968-1537

P. Mario Charpentier

Managing Partner, Lawyer, C.Dir., C.Adm.

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P. Mario Charpentier

514 397-6950

Vincent Chaurette

514 787-6776

Didier Culat

Legal counsel

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Didier  Culat

418 266-4504

Frédéric Dorion

Partner, Lawyer

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Frédéric Dorion

418 649-5471

Pierre Dozois

Consulting Partner, Lawyer

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Pierre Dozois

514 397-6920

Mireille Fontaine

Partner, Lawyer

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Mireille Fontaine

514 397-4561

Pierre-Marc Gendron

514 397-6760

Samuel Lajoie

418 649-5080

Pierre Lamontagne

Consulting Partner, Lawyer

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Pierre Lamontagne

418 694-2912

Isabelle Lamy

Partner, Lawyer

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Isabelle Lamy

514 397-5560

David Lazzari

514 397-6904

Serge Lebel

Partner, Lawyer and Administrateur de sociétés certifiés (ASC)

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Serge Lebel

418 692-4159

François Lefebvre

Partner, Lawyer

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François  Lefebvre

418 266-4502

Gino Martel

Partner, Lawyer

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Gino Martel

514 397-2278

André Morrissette

Partner, Lawyer, Ad. E., Chairman of the Board

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André Morrissette

514 397-6915

Alexandre  Nahoul

514 397-6831

Brigitte Nepveu

Partner, Lawyer

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Brigitte Nepveu

514 397-6706

Jean-François Noël

514 397-6942

Guy Plante

Partner, Lawyer

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Guy Plante

418 649-5482

Christian Racicot

418 266-4501

Jean Rodrigue

Partner, Lawyer, Secretary of the Board

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Jean Rodrigue

514 397-6921

Audrey St-Pierre

418 694-2909

Nicolas St-Sauveur

418 692-4501

Pierre-Philippe  Taché

514 397-4754

Jules Turcotte

Partner, Lawyer

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Jules Turcotte

418 692-4547

Geneviève Vigneault

514 397-6912

David Waddell

514 397-5564

Kristian Zimmerman

Partner, Lawyer

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Kristian Zimmerman

514 397-5582