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Partner, Lawyer

Serge Fournier

Assistant(s)

Nathalie Laberge
514 397-6699,3431

Montreal

25th Floor
1100 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Montreal, Quebec H3B 5C9
CANADA
514 397-8500 514 397-8515

A founding member of BCF, Serge Fournier is a top tax litigator with a reputation fortaking on the most complex cases. Creative and quick-witted, he has a knack for providing innovative strategies to help clients avoid dead ends. He is also a master in crisis management.

Serge also represents clients in commercial (financings, unfair competition, shareholder disputes, etc.), estate and intellectual property litigation. He began his career at the Ministère du Revenu du Québec, where he was responsible for special investigations, tax debt collection and sales tax issues.

Serge is called upon regularly to speak before tax associations  as well as before he business community on various topics related to Canadian and Quebec tax laws.

  • Called to the Barreau du Québec (1982)
  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke (1981)
  • Since 1986, he has drafted a number of conferences presented to the Association de planification fiscale et financière and various other institutions regarding the rights and powers of fiscal authorities as well as regarding subjects related to the protection of taxpayers' rights

  • Publication in relation with the following conference: “Le droit de l'immobilier et de la construction, aspects fiscaux”

    Conference, McGill University

  • Publication in relation with the following conference: “Transiger avec les autorités fiscales. Perception de la dette fiscale”

    Colloque de l’Association de planification fiscale et financière, Montreal, 2001

  • Publication in relation with the following conference: “Étude des concepts : Lien de dépendance et mandat”

    Congrès 1993, Association de planification fiscale et financière, Montreal, 1993

  • Publication in relation with the following conference: “Secteur immobilier : aspects pratiques de la TVQ et de la TPS”

    Colloque 92, Association de planification fiscale et financière, Montreal, 1992

  • Publication in relation with the following conference: “Évaluation des actions d'une corporation aux fins de l'impôt sur le revenu”

    Colloque 91, Association de planification fiscale et financière, Montreal, 1991

  • Congrès 2009

    “Quand le fisc est le principal créancier”, Association de planification fiscale et financière

  • Colloque 2009

    “Fiscalité des entreprises en difficulté financière”, Association de planification fiscale et financière

  • Congrès 2008

    “Concepts juridiques choisis à l’intention des comptables et conseillers financiers”, (facilitator), Association de planification fiscale et financière

  • Congrès 2003

    “Échange sur les questions d'actualité en matière administrative”, Association de planification fiscale et financière

  • 2001

    “Direct Selling Association Tax Seminar”

  • Colloque 2001

    “Transiger avec les autorités fiscales, les mesures de perception de la dette fiscale”, Association de planification fiscale et financière

  • Serge has presented conferences on the application of Canadian and Quebec tax law to many federal and provincial tax-oriented associations and groups as well as many business groups and individuals;
  • Member of the tax administration conference committee (Comité pour le Colloque sur l’administration fiscale), Association de planification fiscale et financière, 2011.