181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1977 (QC); 1979 (ON)
Senior tax partner, Chair of the firm’s International Tax Group, member of the firm’s Tax, Tax Litigation, and Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity Groups. Well known in international tax planning, M&A, corporate restructuring, reorganizations and financing. Experienced in dealing with public and private corporations, hedge funds, venture capital funds and real estate funds. Extensive expertise in cross-border estate planning and advising international clients on doing business in Canada. Recipient of the 2020 Ontario Bar Association Award for Excellence in Taxation Law. Former Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, Co-Chair of the Taxes Committee of the International Bar Association, member of council of the International Fiscal Association Canadian Branch, and Chair of the ABA’s Section of Taxation: Foreign Lawyers Forum. Chair of the IBA London Finance & Capital Markets Tax Conference since 2011. Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Editor of Taxation of Crypto Assets published by Wolters Kluwer and Tax Profile, contributor to Tax Notes International and Canadian Tax Highlights, and author of four and editor of two CCH books. Recognized by Who's Who Legal, Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Expert Guides, Best Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell and Lexpert.
Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter, chief visionary officer of The Parent Company, will lead brand strategy and The Parent Company social equity ventures, a corporate venture fund investing in Black- and minority-owned cannabis businesses
The current owners of Canada's largest off-airport and only national car park company, Park'N Fly, completed the sale of their parking business assets, including all real estate used in connection with the business located in Montreal; Ottawa; Toronto; Edmonton and Vancouver, along with goodwill and other operating assets, to a joint venture led by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited, both companies whose shares are traded on the stock exchange of Hong Kong, each owning a 50 per cent interest.