2021 International Tax Conference Materials

2021 IFA CANADA TAX CONFERENCE

MAY 4 – 5, 2021

MATERIALS

IFA CANADA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

IFA Canada Members can view the

► AGM Materials and connection info here

 
 MATERIALS | IFA ANNUAL TAX CONFERENCE
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YIN In-Depth

Foreign Affiliate Reorganization Primer

Moderator: Carolyn MacDonald, KPMG Law LLP, Vancouver

Speakers:
John Lennard, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Montreal
Sharon Szeto, KPMG LLP, Toronto

 
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Budget 2021 and Other Canadian Law Developments

Moderator: Amanda Heale, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Toronto

Speakers:
Brett Anderson, Felesky Flynn LLP, Calgary
Byron Beswick, KPMG Law LLP, Calgary
John O’Connor, Stikeman Elliot LLP, Toronto
Carrie Smit, Goodmans LLP, Toronto

YIN Rapporteur: Megan Seto, Deloitte LLP, Toronto

 
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Tax Directors Roundtable: Managing Tax Risk in Uncertain Times

Moderator: Matthew MacInnis, Manulife Financial, Toronto

Speakers:
Cheryl Bailey, Sun Life Financial, Toronto
Lara Friedlander, CIBC, Toronto
Michael Munoz, Suncor Energy Services Inc., Calgary

YIN Rapporteur: Ana Mata, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., Montreal

 
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Cross-Border M&A Update

 

Moderator: Adrienne Oliver, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Toronto

Speakers:
Patrick McCay, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto
Alex Pankratz, Baker McKenzie, Toronto
Eric Xiao, EY LLP, Toronto

YIN Rapporteur: Marc-Andre Marchand, Deloitte LLP, Montreal

 
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IFA 2020 & 2021 Congress Reports

SUBJECT I (2020)
Reconstructing the treaty network

National Reporter: Shaira Nanji, KPMG Law LLP, Calgary

SUBJECT II (2020)
Exchange of information: issues, use and collaboration (CbC, Master file) and the attorney-client privilege principle

National Reporter: Sebastien Rheault, Barsalou Lawson Rheault, Montreal

SUBJECT I (2021)
Group approach and separate entity approach in domestic and international tax law

National Reporter: Sarah Chiu, Felesky Flynn LLP, Calgary

SUBJECT II (2021)
Big data and tax – domestic and international taxation of data driven business

National Reporter: Marie-Emmanuelle Vaillancourt, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Montreal

 
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OECD and International Developments

Moderator: Lynn Moen, Enbridge Inc., Calgary

Speakers:
Sophie Chatel, OECD, Paris, France
Marja De Best, Loyens & Loeff, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Dominic Robertson, Slaughter and May, London, UK
Manuel de los Santos, OECD, Paris, France

YIN Rapporteur: Ata Kassaian SNC-Lavalin Group Inc., Montreal

 
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Current Cases – Selected Case Review

 

Moderator: Pooja Mihailovich, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Toronto

Speakers:
Martha Macdonald, Torys LLP, Toronto
Élisabeth Robichaud, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Montreal
Mark Tonkovich, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Toronto

YIN Rapporteur: Bhuvana Rai, EY Law LLP, Toronto

 
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CRA Roundtable
 

Moderators:
Claire Kennedy
, Bennett Jones LLP, Toronto
Steve Suarez, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Toronto

Speakers:
Nicolas Bilodeau, Manager, Income Tax Rulings Directorate International Division, Canada Revenue Agency
Yves Moreno, Director, Income Tax Rulings Directorate International Division, Canada Revenue Agency

 

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 ►CRA Questions & Answers  NEW!

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Finance Roundtable
 

Moderators:

Tim Barrett, Thorsteinssons LLP, Toronto
Phil Halvorson, EY LLP, Toronto’

Speakers:

Trevor McGowan, Director General, Tax Legislation Division, Finance Canada
Shawn Porter, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy Branch, Finance Canada

 
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