Jean-Guillaume Shooner is a partner in the Tax Group. He specializes in commodity taxation (including Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax, Quebec Sales Tax and provincial sales taxes), customs, import/export controls, excise taxes, fuel taxes and various international trade issues. Jean-Guillaume acts for major Canadian and multinational corporations and provides strategic advice in the areas of international trade, customs, Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax, sales tax, dispute settlement and regulatory matters. Jean-Guillaume also advises on CUSMA (USMCA) compliance, valuation issues and tariff classification. He has expertise with respect to import and export license requirements for controlled nuclear substances under the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations. Jean-Guillaume’s commodity taxation and customs matters expertise are also recognized by the legal industry’s most prominent directories, including Chambers, Lexpert and The Legal 500.
On August 15, 2018, New Water Capital L.P. (New Water), a Boca Raton-based private equity firm focused on lower-middle market companies, completed its acquisition of Trillium Health Care Products (THC), a premier contract manufacturer of category-leading OTC products for some of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies.
On December 18, 2006, Bombardier Inc. entered into a new €4.3 billion syndicated letter of credit facility completing its 2006 refinancing initiative, which included, in addition to the letter of credit facility, the issuance in Europe and the United States of €1.9 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes and a debt tender offer in Europe.