Douglas A. Cannon
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Partner in the firm’s Toronto office and the National Tax Practice Group leader. Practises income tax law with an emphasis on Canadian and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations, financial products and investment funds. Also advises on tax aspects of business operations, including transfer pricing. Represents clients before the Canada Revenue Agency, Ontario Ministry of Finance and the Department of Finance. Has authored papers and articles on a variety of income tax subjects. Recognized as a leading lawyer in The 2012 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Chambers Global 2012: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2012; Euromoney's 2010 Guide to the World's Leading Tax Advisers; the 2011 editions of International Tax Review's World Tax; and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation. Member of the CBA/CICA Joint Committee on Taxation, Tax Section of the Ontario Bar Association, American Bar Association (tax), International Fiscal Association, and the Toronto Centre CRA/Professionals Consultation Committee. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1981.
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