June 26, 2019 - Canada has enacted into law the OECD-sponsored Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI). The enactment of June 21, 2019 represents the penultimate step in the domestic ratification of the MLI in Canada, which will be...
Elie Roth Named to 2018 Private Client Global Elite List
Davies partner Elie Roth has been named for the second time to the Private Client Global Elite list published by Legal Week.
A partner in the Tax practice, Elie advises high-net-worth individuals and a wide array of private and public clients on all aspects of domestic and international tax planning, corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. He also advises taxpayers on tax audit matters and has been successful in representing clients in tax litigation proceedings at various court levels. Elie recently acted as tax counsel to a major unitholder of OneREIT in its $1.1-billion sale to SmartREIT and Strathallen Acquisitions Inc.
Launched in 2017, the Private Client Global Elite list serves as a directory of the world’s top lawyers advising ultra-high-net-worth clients. More than 6,000 entries were received in 2018, from which just over 250 were selected.
June 25, 2019 - In three recent decisions, the courts have curtailed the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA’s) broad interpretation of its audit powers and, in so doing, have armed taxpayers with the legal means to push back against excessive or unreasonable requests for information (RFIs) by the CRA. First, in Canada...