181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1977 (QC); 1979 (ON)
Senior tax partner and Chair of the firm’s International Tax Group. Well known in international tax planning, mergers, acquisitions, 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 frequently advises 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, former co-Chair of the Taxes Committee of the International Bar Association, former member of council of the International Fiscal Association Canadian Branch, and a former Chair of the American Bar Association'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 Taxation of Crypto Assets published by Wolters Kluwer, editor of Tax Profile, contributor to Tax Notes International and Canadian TaxHighlights, 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.