Chris is a partner who practises in the area of tax law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Chris provides tax advice on a variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, including financings, corporate reorganizations, acquisitions and divestitures, particularly those involving foreign affiliates and outbound structures. He has also acted for numerous domestic and foreign financial institutions with respect to a wide range of issues, including the taxation of global trading, derivatives, securities lending and other capital market transactions. Chris has written numerous articles and spoken at various seminars and conferences concerning domestic and international tax issues. He is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the International Fiscal Association.