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ÉRIC
Goulet

Title: lawyer Year of call: 1996

Expertise: business law

Éric Goulet has been a lawyer and member of the Québec Bar since 1996. He has over 15 years’ experience in business law and has been a legal advisor and corporate secretary for five years for a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) in the field of energy (electrical transmission systems), manufacturing, and the sale and distribution of continuously variable transmissions for recreational products and vehicles that don’t require a licence. The company operates mainly in the U.S., France, China, and India. Through his experience with this company, he has developed expertise in securities, contract negotiation, business acquisition and sale, finance, litigation management, and corporate governance, and public contract regulations and compliance for businesses.

Éric is a lawyer known for being a go-getter and giving legal advice that is always practical and tailored to clients’ needs.

His fields of specialization include:

  • Energy
  • Manufacturing

Assistant: Cindy Villeneuve, Annie Labbé

Expertise

  • Business law (public contracts, commercial law, corporate law, real estate law (sale, acquisition, and leasing), bankruptcy and insolvency, corporate financing, mergers and acquisitions, governance, foreign transactions, securities)

Education

  • LL.L., University of Ottawa (1994)
  • Bachelor of Education (history), McGill University (1991)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Drummondville) (2016 to present)
  • Boudreau et associés (2013 to 2016)
  • Napec Inc. (TSX: NPC) (formerly Groupe CVTech Inc.) (2007 to 2012)
  • Éric Goulet avocat (2004 to 2007)
  • Lagacé Houle Nilsson Goulet Brousseau avocats (2000 to 2004)
  • Éric Goulet avocat (1997 to 2000)
  • Biron Nilsson avocats (1996)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • “Quels sont les enjeux et défis de la gouvernance de demain?” a lunch & learn discussion with Michel Nadeau, executive director of the Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations (October 2016)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Chairman, board of directors, CVTech Inc.
  • Member, Anges Québec, business law consulting (involvement in Québec regions)