2011 IFA Tax Seminar

2011 IFA International Tax Seminar

Thursday May 19-Friday May 20, 2011

Meeting Room 206, North Building
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto ON 

Co-Chairs:
Steve Suarez, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Toronto
Terry McDowell, Ernst & Young LLP, Toronto 

  Emerging Issues in Tax Treaties 
  Moderator:  Albert Baker, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Vancouver 
  Panel:  Shawn Porter, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Toronto 
    Angelo Nikolakakis, Couzin Taylor LLP (allied with Ernst & Young LLP), Montreal
     
  Working with Partnerships in a Cross-Border Context 
  Moderator:  Brian Mustard, KPMG LLP, Montreal
  Panel:  Marc Ton-That, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Toronto 
    Michael McLaren, Thorsteinssons LLP, Vancouver 
     
  Tax Issues in Developing Economies (Brazil, Chile)
  Moderator:  Terry McDowell, Ernst & Young LLP, Toronto 
  Panel:  Michael W. Colborne, Thorsteinssons LLP, Toronto  
    Ricardo Escobar, Ernst & Young LLP, Santiago Chile
    Antonio Abreu, Di Blasi, Parente, Vaz e Dias, São Paulo, Brazil 
     
  OECD Update and U.S. Developments 
  Moderator:  Brian Bloom, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Montreal
  Panel:  Steve Ruby, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Toronto 
    Dennis Metzler, Deloitte & Touche LLP
     
  Government Roundtables 
  Department of Finance 
  Moderators: Robert Raizenne, Osler, Hoskins & Harcourt LLP, Montreal
    Brian Mustard, KPMG LLP, Montreal
  Panelists: Brian Ernewein, Director, Tax Legislation Division, Department of Finance Canada
    Alain Castonguay, Department of Finance Canada 
     
  Canada Revenue Agency 
  Moderators: Ronald K. Durand, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Toronto
    Stephen W. Bowman, Bennett Jones LLP, Toronto
  Panelists: Shelley Lewis, Senior rulings Officer, International and Trusts Division, CRA
    Jackson MacGillivray, Senior Rulings Officer, International and Trusts Division, CRA 
     
  Current Cases
  Moderator: Kathleen Penny, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Toronto 
  Panelists:  John Lorito, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Toronto
    Clifford Rand, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Toronto 
     
  Information Management  
  Moderator: Sandra E. Jack, Felesky Flynn LLP, Calgary 
  Panelists: Andrew H. Kingissepp, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Toronto 
    Peter van Dijk, TD Bank, Toronto 
    Philip R. West, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington DC 
     
  Outbound Developments   
  Moderator:  Steve Suarez, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Toronto
   Panelists: Ken Buttenham, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Toronto 
    Penny Woolford,  KPMG LLP, Toronto 
     
  Current Issues in Transfer Pricing for the Financial Services Industry  
  Moderator:  Brian Schneiderman, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Montreal 
  Panelists:  Tom Tsiopoulos, Ernst & Young LLP 
    Tom Akin, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto 

 

 

 

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