Brian Bloom
Brian Bloom
(514) 841-6505
(514) 841-6499
1501 McGill College Ave, Fl 26, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1992 (QC); 1998 (ON)
Brian is a partner who advises on a broad range of tax matters for both public and private sector clients, with particular emphasis on cross-border mergers & acquisitions, international tax planning, and transfer pricing. Clients turn to Brian for his sophisticated planning skills and creative solutions for their critical taxation matters — in Canada and abroad. He is regularly consulted for his expertise in structuring complex, major transactions, including the first tax-deferred conversion of a mutual fund corporation into a REIT and the first Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificate aircraft financing in Canada. Brian also advises high-net-worth families on trust and estate matters. A tax lecturer at McGill University’s Faculty of Law, Brian advised the Canadian government on e-commerce taxation. He is a former governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation and presently sits on the Canadian Branch Board of the International Fiscal Association. He is also a member of the Lord Reading Law Society. Select Recognition: Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; Tax Directors Handbook; The Legal 500 Canada; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert® Special Edition — Finance and M&A.
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