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Stephen S. Ruby
Senior Tax Partner

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Stephen S. Ruby, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Stephen is a partner whose practice encompasses a broad range of corporate taxation matters, including corporate acquisitions and reorganizations, financings, international tax and tax litigation. He regularly advises Canada-based multinationals on outbound investments and foreign enterprises on inbound Canadian investments. Stephen has consulted with the Canadian government on tax policy and legislation, and is a former special adviser to the Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy, and Legislation Branch of the Department of Finance. He is a member of the Council of the International Fiscal Association (Canadian branch), past governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, past chair of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the CBA and CPA and past chair of the CBA’s Tax Subsection. He received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal in recognition of his contributions to Canadian tax law. Select Recognition: Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Canadian Who’s Who; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal Canada; Expert Guides’ Best of the Best as one of the world’s top 30 tax lawyers.

Year Called to the Bar:1973 (ON)
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 863-5515
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: sruby@dwpv.com

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