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Claude E. Jodoin, Partner | Tax

Claude E. Jodoin, M Fisc

Partner | Tax Fasken
Any income from business, property or employment, whether an asset or a liability, is covered under Canadian tax law.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1988 | Québec, 1987
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Claude E. Jodoin practises tax law, with a focus on corporate financing, financial instruments, the purchase and sale of companies, and reorganizations.

Claude regularly assists financial institutions during major mandates dealing with large public issues of securities. He also advises large national and international public and private corporations on reorganization. The high technology and biotechnology industries continue to evolve, and Claude helps clients develop corporate finance structures that benefit from the maximum scientific research and experimental development tax incentives. 

Claude is actively involved in goods and services tax matters, and some of Claude’s interventions before the provincial and federal tax authorities have resulted in major legislative or regulatory amendments. Recognized as one of the best tax lawyers in Canada by The Best Lawyers in Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Claude has written a number of articles and delivered many seminars on new tax issues.


Client Work

  • Champion Electric Metals Inc. completes C$4.2 million flow-through private placement,
  • Puzzle Medical Devices Inc. closes a C$34 million Series A financing round,
  • Issuance of C$1 billion senior notes by Fédération des Caisses Desjardins du Québec,
  • Sony Interactive Entertainment to acquire Haven Studios,
  • Intertape Polymer Group Inc. to be acquired by Clearlake Capital Group in a transaction valued at approximately US$2.6 billion,
  • Amex Exploration Inc. announces closing of a C$49.6 million bought deal private placement,
  • Bain Capital Private Equity acquires Dessert Holdings, a leading premium dessert company,
  • Amex Exploration Inc. Completes $11.7 Million Offering,
  • Going Public Transaction For GURU Beverages,

Career & Education


  • M Fisc Université de Sherbrooke
  • LL.L., magna cum laude University of Ottawa
  • LLB, cum laude University of Ottawa

Memberships & Affiliations

  • President, Canadian Bar Association, Tax Section (Québec)
  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, Bar of Montréal
  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, International Fiscal Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Association de planification fiscale et financière
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Regional Cannabis Committee


Fasken Institute



Speaking Engagements

Défis des programmes d’observation President, Conference organized by the Canadian Bar Association location location Montréal
Formation en droit fiscal President, Conference on Revenu Québec’s voluntary disclosures program entitled “Revenu Québec - Programme des divulgations volontaires” organized by the Canadian Bar Association location location Montréal


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