Director of the movie Fast and Dangerous: A Race to the Bottom, tax expert, author, professor of accounting at the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO), cofounder of TaxCOOP.
Brigitte Alepin is Fellow of the Ordre des CPA du Quebec, she won a Gemeaux award from the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television for the movie The Price we pay, inspired from her book La Crise fiscale qui vient (eng: The coming fiscal crisis), and she has been listed on the Global tax 50 of the 50 most influential tax experts in the world.
Professor Alepin teaches taxation at Université du Québec en Outaouais. She is known for her books and her work on tax havens, tax competition, charities, international and environmental taxation. Brigitte Alepin advised governments and international organizations, she served as an expert witness on various committees of the House of Commons and the Senate of Canada and she is a member the National Assembly of France.
Tax expert, Professor at Université de Sherbrooke and principal researcher at the Chaire de recherche en fiscalité et en finances publiques (CFFP), co-founder of TaxCOOP
Attendance to TaxCOOP2019; TaxCOOP2018; TaxCOOP2017; TaxCOOP2016; TaxCOOP2015: Competition and taxation: a look at the landscape-2015; Tax competition: an unleveled playing field for developing countries?-2016; Let’s start planning for the future-2017
Lyne Latulippe is a taxation professor at the University of Sherbrooke since 2013. She holds a law degree from the University of Montreal and a master’s degree in taxation from the Université de Sherbrooke. She worked for the tax department at Deloitte from 1995 to 2004, and then she completed a Ph.D. with the political science department at Concordia University. From 2006 to 2013, she was a taxation professor at ESG UQAM.
Her main research interests are the development and implementation of national and international tax policy, international tax governance and actors involved. She is an associate researcher for the Chaire de recherche en fiscalité et en finances publiques at the University of Sherbrooke and she has been involved in projects addressing tax fairness, aggressive tax planning and transfer pricing.
She authored and co-authored articles and book chapters and she regularly participates in conferences with a focus on political science and tax policy, in Canada and abroad.
President of the Administrative Tribunal of the OECD and of the OIF Appeal Tribunal, cofounder of TaxCOOP.
Attendance to TaxCOOP2019; TaxCOOP2018; TaxCOOP2017; TaxCOOP2016; TaxCOOP2015: The debate- 2018; The debate-2017; the debate-2016; Corporate tax on trial-2015
Session: Jury for the debates
Louise Otis is President of the Administrative Tribunal of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). She is also President of the Appeal Court at the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (IOF). She is a member of the Administrative Tribunal of the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT).
She is a retired Justice of the Quebec Court of Appeal where she spearheaded the introduction of judicial mediation. She participated in over 3,000 judgments in civil, commercial and criminal law. She has conducted over 700 mediation sessions in commercial and civil law. Louise Otis works as a civil and commercial mediator and arbitrator at the Canadian and international levels. She is also an Adjunct Professor at McGill University’s Faculty of Law. She is a distinguished fellow of the International Academy of Mediators (IAM).
Louise Otis regularly participates in international governance and justice reform missions with the United Nations (UN), International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group (WB). Louise Otis was appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General to a 5-member panel of independent international experts in charge of redesigning the United Nations System of Administration of Justice. She has created a system of transitional justice for countries affected by armed conflicts and/or environmental disasters.
Editor in chief, TaxCOOP In Action!
Christian Bellavance has worked more than 35 years as a journalist for the daily newspapers La Tribune and Le Devoir, the magazines PME and CAmagazine, and furthermore for radio and television on Radio-Canada. In addition, he has been Vice-President, Research and Communications, at Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada), where he also headed the research foundation. He is the author of the biography Bernard Lemaire – Ma vie en Cascades, published by Québec-Amérique.
Coordinator and Project Manager
Gabriella Sobodker is a Master of Law student, Taxation option (LL. M.) at HEC Montréal
Cathy Beausoleil, international events project management consultant
Cathy Beausoleil has over 18 years of experience in event project management. She is the founder of the Artifis agency specializing in the management of international events and congresses. She has also taught since 2004 at the School of Management Sciences of the University of Quebec in Montreal in event management, marketing management, advertising, direct marketing and customer relationship management, where she has also received the award for excellence in teaching in 2007 and 2014. She collaborated on the writing of the book Event Management: Principles and Practices (2009).