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English to French
French (monolingual)

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April 2021

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Native in: French (Variant: Canadian) 
This person is a top KudoZ point holder in English to French, French
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
Specializes in:
Investment / SecuritiesLaw (general)
Law: Contract(s)Law: Taxation & Customs
Finance (general)Business/Commerce (general)

English to French - Rates: 0.25 - 0.25 CAD per word / 55 - 65 CAD per hour
French - Rates: 40 - 45 CAD per hour
Conditions apply
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4134, Questions answered: 2279, Questions asked: 60
Payment methods accepted Check, Money order, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Experience Years of experience: 27. Registered at Oct 2000. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, WP Presentations, Powerpoint
Forum posts 291 forum posts
CV/Resume Please note that I DO NOT send unsollicited offers of services. / Veuillez noter que je n'envoie AUCUNE offre de services non sollicitée.
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Professional objectives
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
Over 25 years of bilingual experience in Corporate, Business, Tax and Securities Law, working with lawyers, tax specialists and accountants on a regular basis.

Areas of expertise:
Securities Law: underwriting and agency agreements, prospectuses, flow-through shares and common shares subscription agreements, warrant indentures, warrant certificates, AIF, MD&A, MRFPs, Fund Facts, Issuer Bid Circulars, proxy circulars and other documents and information filed by public companies and investment funds with the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) on SEDAR.
Corporate and Business Law: articles of incorporation, corporate books; closing documents related to business sale and purchase or corporate reorganization, merger, dissolution and liquidation transactions; stock purchase, sale or exchange agreements, stock option plans; option agreements; press releases; etc.
Tax Law: capital structure; objections to notices of assessment or determination (Canada and Quebec Revenue Agencies); tax diagnoses, estate and testamentary planning; investors agreements, trust agreements; Canadian tax consequences of various investments; etc.
HR related documentation: employee handbooks, employment and separation agreements, consultancy contracts, confidentiality agreements, etc.
Financial, Audit and Governance: financial and annual reports, charters, codes and guidelines.

• Writing, proofing (in French) and translating (English to French) and editing;
• Word processing (MS Office and Corel WP Office), transcriptions;
• Design and formatting of forms, organizational and functional charts, graphs, etc.;
• Summarizing or synthesizing documents or discussions (meetings, workshops, etc.);
• Reworking corporate organizational and functional proceedings, by-laws, etc.;
• Research (documentation, audiovisual libraries, Internet search);
• Converting Adobe Acrobat files to text files.

Depuis 1994, je travaille régulièrement auprès d'avocats, de fiscalistes et de comptables, tant en anglais qu'en français, ce qui m'a permis de développer une expertise particulière en droit des sociétés, en droit des affaires, en droit fiscal et en droit des valeurs mobilières.

Expérience pertinente:
Valeurs mobilières: conventions de placement pour compte ou de prise ferme, prospectus, conventions de souscription d'actions ordinaires et accréditives, convention de bons de souscription, certificats de bons de souscription, notices annuelles, rapports de gestion, rapports de la direction sur le rendement du fonds, aperçus du fonds, offres publiques de rachat d'actions, circulaires du conseil d'administration et autres documents d'information continue déposés par les sociétés ouvertes et les fonds d'investissement auprès des Autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières (ACVM) sur SEDAR.
Droit des sociétés et droit des affaires: statuts constitutifs, livres de sociétés, documents variés qui composent l'agenda de clôture d'opérations liées à l'achat ou à la vente d'entreprises ou à la réorganisation, à la fusion, à la dissolution ou à la liquidation de sociétés; conventions d'achat, de vente ou d'échange d'actions; régimes d'options sur actions; contrats d'option; communiqués de presse, etc.
Droit fiscal: structure du capital; oppositions à des avis de cotisation ou de détermination (Agences du revenu du Canada et du Québec); diagnostics fiscaux, planification fiscale et successorale; conventions d'investisseurs, actes de fiducie; incidences fiscales canadiennes de divers placements; etc.
Ressources humaines: manuels à l'intention des employés, contrats d'embauche, ententes de cessation d'emploi, contrats de services consultatifs, ententes de confidentialité, etc.
Finances, audit et gouvernance: états et rapports financiers, rapports annuels, chartes, codes et instructions générales.

Les services :
- Rédaction et correction d'épreuve (en français), traduction (de l'anglais au français) et révision;
- Saisie et traitement de texte, transcription;
- Conception et mise en page de formulaires, d'organigrammes, de graphiques, etc.;
- Résumé ou synthèse de documents ou des débats lors de réunions ou d'ateliers;
- Refonte de procédures organisationnelles et fonctionnelles, de règlements, etc.;
- Recherche (documentation, archives visuelles, recherche Internet);
- Conversion de fichiers Adobe Acrobat en fichiers texte.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 4494
PRO-level pts: 4134

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French to English49
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Finance (general)681
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Keywords: Droit des valeurs mobilières, droit des affaires, droit des sociétés, droit fiscal Securities Law, Business Law, Corporate Law, Tax Law

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Dec 28, 2020

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