07 Apr 2016

Want to learn more about provisional accounts? Read the Finance et Investissement article, in which Partners Luc Lacombe and Sarah Phaneuf answer several taxpayer questions on this major tax planning issue.

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06 Apr 2016
Jean-François Trépanier

Jean-François Trépanier

The Auditing and Assurance Standards Oversight Council (AASOC) has appointed Jean-François Trépanier, CPA, CA, Senior Manager – SWS Assurance (Montréal office) as a member of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB). Jean-François is a trusted and respected leader in the profession. He received the Excellence CPA – Recherche 2015 award from the Ordre des CPA du Québec for his contribution to the advancement of professional practice.

As the body establishing standards for audits, reviews and relates services in Canada, the AASB plays an important role in the accounting profession. The AASB’s decisions impact our services and our clients.

Excellence: a key value for Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

This appointment illustrates Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s leadership role in the profession, our commitment toward excellence and showcases the extensive expertise of our team of professionals!

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05 Apr 2016

A webseries dedicated to entrepreneurship featuring Eastern Townships entrepreneurs

Sherbrooke, April 5th, 2016 – The offices of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Eastern Townships branch is proud to launch the webseries Dîner d’affaires : vitrine sur la vocation entrepreneuriale’s second season (in French only).

The webseries’ six episodes feature successful entrepreneurs and managers from Sherbrooke, Granby and Magog known for their business acumen, vision, perseverance and audacity. In a professional and friendly business lunch setting,, we get to know these entrepreneurs who, through an informal exchange with their business consultant, spill the beans on their successes, challenges, dreams and ambitions.

The original idea for the webseries emerged from Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Eastern Townships’ branch. “As privileged business advisors to local entrepreneurs, every day we have the opportunity to collaborate with visionary and passionate business persons. It is important to foster success in business, and that is why we made these videos. Their purpose is to allow as many people as possible to get to know these inspiring and dynamic individuals,” explains Mr. Guy Fauteux, Regional Vice President.

“The promotion of entrepreneurship must be continuous as it is a key engine of growth,” says Mr. Fauteux. “We need to acknowledge the know-how of our creators of wealth and highlight their entrepreneurial successes by telling their stories. This initiative can then provide inspiration to emerging talent,” he adds.

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is committed to the growth of the organizations it assists. This initiative, which allows successful models to shine, is part of the firm’s mission to play a leading role in the emergence and development of Canadian businesses.

Produced by Lacasse/Riendeau, a Sherbrooke-based company, the weekly webisodes of the series’ second season will be posted at:  rcgt.com/en/business-lunch with the last one being made available on May 10th, 2016.

2016 Sping Programming (rcgt.com/en/business-lunch)

April 5
Les Vergers de la Colline: “Respect in a business transfer situation”

April 12
MV Canada: “Establishing an international company’s subsidiary in Quebec”

April 19
Jean Coutu – Marie-Claude Lapointe: “Building a team in a business transfer situation”

April 26
Pierre Legault: “Assistance at the heart of success”

May 3
Football « Vert et Or », Université de Sherbrooke: “Values at the heart of an organisation”

May 10
Sept24 Communications marketing: “The challenge of acquisition”

 

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Founded in 1948, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has become a leader in the fields of assurance, tax, consulting services, and business recovery & reorganization. Its strength is based on a team of over 2,500 people, including some 230 partners. Together, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Grant Thornton LLP, another Canadian member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, help dynamic Canadian organizations unlock their potential for growth with over 4,300 people and some 140 offices across Canada. Grant Thornton International Ltd provides clients with the expertise of member and correspondent firms in more than 130 countries, with over 40,000 people.

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Source:
Francis Letendre
Senior consultant – Public relations
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Tel.: 514-390-4201
letendre.francis@rcgt.com

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04 Apr 2016

MONTRÉAL, April 4, 2016 – Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is pleased to be taking part in the new season of Radio-Canada’s Dans l’œil du dragon (the French-language version of “Dragon’s Den”) as a financial partner and professional expert.

“Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, Quebec’s leading accounting firm, is here to support the growth of local businesses by drawing from the talent of its 2,500 people and some 60 services. As our society’s prosperity necessarily involves businesses that demonstrate boldness, agility and drive, we are very pleased to partner with a television show that showcases the passion for entrepreneurship of people whose projects contribute to building an increasingly competitive economy,” noted President and CEO Emilio B. Imbriglio.

“For more than 65 years, our firm has been supporting Canadian entrepreneurs in achieving their business objectives. Our involvement in a program dedicated to entrepreneurship falls within the scope of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s very mission, which is to offer our wealth-creating businesses the means to attain their ambitions,” said Western Region Vice-President, Samuel Havida.

Three of the firm’s experts offer business people practical advice in their online capsules, which can be viewed on the Radio-Canada program website: http://dragon.radio-canada.ca/. Users will also be able to watch all five videos presenting sound advice from partners Karine Desrochers, Martin Deschênes and Éric Dufour, also a Regional Vice-President.

“For us, this association is another excellent way to support entrepreneurs in achieving their full potential for growth. Our partnership must continually seek to stimulate entrepreneurship and put the spotlight on business success. It goes without saying that Dans l’œil du dragon is a unique way to encourage our entrepreneurs’ creativity, innovation and performance,” observed Recovery & Reorganization Vice-President, Marc Bergeron.

Dragons

The Dragons along with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Marc Bergeron (first, second row), Vice-President, Recovery & Reorganization Group, Emilio B. Imbriglio (second from left, second row), President and CEO, and Alain Lacasse (far right, second row) Assurance Partner

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Founded in 1948, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has become a leader in the fields of assurance, tax, consulting services, and business recovery & reorganization. Its strength is based on a team of over 2,500 people, including some 230 partners. Together, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Grant Thornton LLP, another Canadian member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, help dynamic Canadian organizations unlock their potential for growth with over 4,300 people and some 140 offices across Canada. Grant Thornton International Ltd provides clients with the expertise of member and correspondent firms in more than 130 countries, with over 40,000 people.

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Source:
Francis Letendre
Senior Consultant – Public Relations
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Tel.: 514-390-4201
letendre.francis@rcgt.com