Tracy L. Hanson

P.Ag., LLB

Biography

Tracy Hanson has practiced for 25 years in the areas of business succession planning, taxation, and estate planning.  She is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a BSc. (Agriculture) and Law. She has also completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course.

Tracy works with business owners, advising them in the areas of corporate, commercial, tax, business succession and estate planning.  In addition to the professional organizations related to her law practice, Tracy is also a Professional Agrologist and advises many primary producers and agribusinesses on legal challenges they may face.  Tracy, together with her partner, Earl, owns and operates a third generation ranch that was originally founded by her grandparents.

Presentation Summary

Understanding the legal perspectives of business can be daunting. With shareholder agreements, personal guarantees, liability just to name a few of these things we need to think about as entrepreneurs in agriculture and agri-food, it's important we are aware of what needs to be done, why and what the impacts will be. Tracy and Heather will address the legal aspects we need to be aware of and what we need to consider when we are entering agreements and signing our names.