Kathleen V. Penny
Year called to the Bar:
Partner in the Tax Group. Practises in all areas of domestic and international corporate income tax, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, financings and restructurings, income funds, infrastructure projects and pension fund investments. Has significant experience with cross-border financing structures, including securitization, leasing and debt financing. Represents clients at all levels of tax disputes with Canadian tax authorities and in connection with corporate voluntary disclosures. Recognized as a leading tax practitioner in World Tax 2012, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, PLC Which Lawyer?, and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1989. Significant Matters: Tech Consortium Acquires Nortel Patents for US$4.5B; Ontario Power Generation Forms Partnerships and Establishes Financing Programs for Lower Mattagami Hydroelectric Redevelopment Project; Progress Rail Services Acquires Electro-Motive Diesel for US$820M; Aveos Fleet Performance Completes US$875M Restructuring; Nortel Sells CDMA Business and LTE Access Assets to Ericsson for US$1.13B; IGM Financial Completes $375M Debenture Offering.