Lawyer, Partner - Quebec City
Bernard Roy is a partner in the Quebec City office of Langlois lawyers. He focuses his practice in the areas of taxation, business law as well as the protection and transmission of estates and assets.
Bernard’s primary areas of activity include representation before the courts, negotiation of notices of assessment and draft assessments with tax authorities, tax and estate planning, estate settlement, testamentary and inter vivos trusts as well as providing income tax advice.
He began his career in 1987 with the legislative branch of Revenu Québec. Since 1991, he has worked in private practice in taxation.
In-Depth Tax Course, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), 2004
LL.B., Laval University, 1986
Areas of Practice
Retrospective 2018 | 10 Successes for Langlois’ Transactional Group
In 2018 Langlois was the law firm of choice of several major organizations for their mergers & acquisitions-related transactions. The transactional group at Langlois assisted important groups of businesses as well as foreign multinationals with several major projects, including strategic acquisitions, financings and equity investments. It was an interesting and active year rich in challenges for Langlois’ transactional group!
1996 à 2013 – Participant in drafting many of the summaries of provincial budgets for the APFF
2001 – “Canadian consideration with the repatriation of incomes generated in United States”, Florida-Quebec Forum, Florida Bar International Law Section and Quebec Bar Association
2000 – “Faire affaire en France : introduction à la fiscalité française” (Doing business in France: introduction to French taxation), French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Canada – Quebec City
2016 – “Les modifications législatives relatives à la déduction pour petites entreprises” (Legislative amendments regarding the deduction for small businesses), Association de planification fiscale et financière
2016 – “Les méthodes alternatives de cotisation” (Alternative assessment methods), luncheon of the Association de planification fiscale et financière
2015 – “Les règles fiscales applicables aux chercheurs postdoctoraux étrangers” (Taxation rules applicable to post-doctoral foreign researchers), Symposium on labour mobility, Association de planification fiscal et financière
2014 – “La rectification de transactions au Québec depuis les décisions AES et Riopel de la Cour suprême du Canada” (Rectifying transactions in Quebec following the Supreme Court of Canada’s decisions in AES and Riopel), as part of the business luncheon series of the Association de planification fiscal et financière
2014 – “L’administration fiduciaire n’est pas une mince affaire” (Administering a trust is no easy task), Symposium on trusts, Association de planification fiscale et financière
2013 – “Jurisprudence récente” (Recent case law), Estate-planning symposium: Successions viewed through the looking glass of a multi-disciplinary team, Association de planification fiscale et financière
2004 – “Les fiducies de protection d’actifs” (Asset Protection Trusts), Association de planification fiscale et financière
2010 to 2013 – Member of the board of directors of Enfants d’Orient et d’Occident
2010 to 2013 – Chair of the Conseil d’établissement des écoles Saint-Louis-de-France-Saint-Yves
2006 to 2013 – Member of the Conseil d’établissement des écoles Saint-Louis-de-France-Saint-Yves
Since 1998 – Member of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)
– Chair of the Quebec City region morning seminars committee
– Organizing member of tax seminars in the Quebec City region
Since 1996 – Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation
1996 to 2004 / Since 2016 – Member of the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie Française au Canada – Québec
2013 to 2015 – Member of the Court of Quebec committee