A senior tax partner of Fillmore Riley LLP, Cy practises primarily in the areas of taxation and trust law. He has extensive experience in corporate tax planning, corporate reorganizations, estate planning, trust law, and tax litigation. He has appeared before all levels of Federal Tax Courts and acts for public companies, international clients and trusts, as well as small business clients. Cy is currently a member of the Editorial Board of the Canadian Tax Journal and the Editorial Board of the Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal. He is the author of numerous papers and articles on taxation matters for the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Law Society of Manitoba. In 2012, he was awarded a Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contributions to the Canadian Tax Foundation. Cy was an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba for over 15 years, teaching all levels of tax courses.
On July 10, 2015, Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI), through its subsidiary Compass Group Diversified Holdings LLC (Compass), completed the acquisition of Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer of hemp-based food products, operating under trade name Manitoba Harvest (Manitoba Harvest).