Rhonda Rudick

Partner

Rhonda Rudick

Rhonda Rudick

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 1997

Rhonda counsels clients on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and real estate transactions, both Canadian and cross-border, with a strong emphasis on estate planning.

Over her 25-year career, Rhonda has developed ongoing, close relationships with high-net-worth individuals, for whom she provides strategic, personalized estate and tax planning. Her clients include real estate owners and private companies.

Rhonda is a member of the Professional Advisory Committee of The Jewish Community Foundation of Montréal and a member of the Finance & Audit Committee of the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montréal. She is a co-lecturer in McGill Law School’s International Tax Course and Advanced Tax Seminar. Rhonda is also a member of the Montréal Student/Stagiaire Recruitment and the Montréal Talent Management and Evaluation committees.

Rhonda Rudick

Partner

Rhonda counsels clients on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and real estate transactions, both Canadian and cross-border, with a strong emphasis on estate planning.

Over her 25-year career, Rhonda has developed ongoing, close relationships with high-net-worth individuals, for whom she provides strategic, personalized estate and tax planning. Her clients include real estate owners and private companies.

Rhonda is a member of the Professional Advisory Committee of The Jewish Community Foundation of Montréal and a member of the Finance & Audit Committee of the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montréal. She is a co-lecturer in McGill Law School’s International Tax Course and Advanced Tax Seminar. Rhonda is also a member of the Montréal Student/Stagiaire Recruitment and the Montréal Talent Management and Evaluation committees.

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A real estate company

Acting for a real estate company arbitrating the fair market value of properties in and adjustments applicable to a $500-million real estate portfolio being divided with a former partner.

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Minority shareholders of Recochem Inc.

Provided tax and corporate advice to Canadian and U.S. minority shareholders as well as option holders of Recochem Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation, regarding a restructuring of the group in connection with its acquisition of Adam's Polishes, LLC based in Colorado.

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Recochem, Inc.

Acted for management of Recochem, Inc., a global leader in manufacturing, marketing and distributing aftermarket transportation and household fluids, in the acquisition of Recochem by an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a private equity investment firm from an affiliate of Swander Pace Capital.

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Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corporation in connection with the sale by its affiliates of co-ownership interests and partnership interests in a portfolio of 18 shopping centres located in Alberta and British Columbia to Anthem Properties Group Ltd. for $413 million dollars.

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Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corp. in connection with the sale of its 50% interest in Tillicum, a 468,533-square foot shopping centre located in Victoria, British Columbia, to RioCan REIT at a net purchase price of $58.9 million along with a possible future consideration to Kimco based on additional potential residential density.

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Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corporation in connection with the sale of its interests in 22 shopping centres to RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust for a purchase price of $715 million.

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Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corporation and certain of its wholly owned subsidiaries in connection with Kimco's sale of its interest in Brentwood Village in Calgary, Alberta and Grand Park in Mississauga, Ontario to RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust for an aggregate purchase price of $87.5 million, and Kimco's acquisition of RioCan's interest in Montgomery Plaza in Fort Worth, Texas for a purchase price of US$58.3 million.

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Joddes Limited and members of the Goodman family

Acted for Joddes Limited and members of the Goodman family, the largest shareholders of Paladin Labs Inc., in connection with the acquisition of Paladin Labs Inc. by Endo Health Solutions Inc. in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $3 billion.

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The Greenberg family

Acted for certain members of the Greenberg family, controlling shareholder of Astral Media Inc., in connection with the $3.38-billion acquisition of Astral Media by BCE Inc.

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Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc.

Acted for Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES), part of the St-Laurent Énergies consortium, consisting of EDF Énergies Nouvelles, Hydromega Services Inc. and RES, which was awarded five wind farm projects by Hydro-Québec Distribution representing a total capacity of 954 MW. These five projects represent a total anticipated investment in excess of $2 billion.

Speaking Engagement
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Steps Canada, 24th National Conference, “Cross Border Tax Issues and How to Solve Them”; June 15-17, 2022; Webinar

June 16, 2022

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The Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal, “Beware Canadians – What You Need to Know About Cross Border Issues”; Montréal, QC

May 19, 2022

Bulletin
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Federal Budget 2022: Tax Highlights

Apr. 08, 2022 - On April 7, 2022 (Budget Day), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and Minister of Finance, delivered the Liberal Party’s federal budget (Budget 2022), the second budget since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the Trudeau government’s plan to “grow our...

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Canadian Supreme Court Endorses Treaty Shopping Arrangement, co-author

Mar. 09, 2022 - IFC Review
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Speaking Engagement
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Canadian Bar Association, “Canada-US Cross-Border Tax and Estate Planning Matters”; Webinar

Feb. 10, 2022

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Accountant Study Group, “Canadian Legislative and Technical Tax Update”; Montréal, QC

Jan. 18, 2022

Speaking Engagement
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Association de planification fiscale et financière, Annual Conference 2021, “Mise à jour sur les fiducies non résidentes”; Webcast

Oct. 08, 2021

Article
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Supreme Court of Canada to Render Treaty Shopping Decision, co-author

May 12, 2021 - IFC Review
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Speaking Engagement
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Accountant Study Group, “Estate Planning in Uncertain Times”; Montréal, QC

Jan. 19, 2021

Speaking Engagement
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McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health, McGill Cares Webcasts, “Planning for the Future and Protecting a Loved One’s Financesˮ; Webinar

Sept. 23, 2020

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American College of Trust and Estate Counsel—International Fellow

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Chambers High Net Worth Guide—Private Wealth Law: Canada

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The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Tax; Estate and Personal Tax Planning: Estate and Tax Planning

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The Best Lawyers in Canada—Tax Law; Trusts and Estates Law (Lawyer of the Year 2017 and 2021, Montréal)

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Who’s Who Legal: Canada—Private Client; Who’s Who Legal: Private Client

Bar Admissions
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Québec, 1997

Education
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McGill University, BCL/LLB, 1996
University of Western Ontario, BA (Administrative & Commercial Studies), 1992

Professional Affiliations
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The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, International Fellow
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Tax Foundation
International Fiscal Association
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Board Memberships
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Royal West Academy Foundation, former director

Community Involvement
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Forum for Senior Estates & Trusts Practitioners - 1st Generation Steering Committee
Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montréal, Finance & Audit Committee
The Jewish Community Foundation of Montréal, Professional Advisory Committee
STEP Canada, National Conference Planning Committee
STEP Canada, STEP Inside Editorial Committee

Teaching Engagements
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Rhonda is a co-lecturer at McGill University Faculty of Law’s International Tax Course and Advanced Tax Seminar.

Rhonda counsels clients on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and real estate transactions, both Canadian and cross-border, with a strong emphasis on estate planning.

Over her 25-year career, Rhonda has developed ongoing, close relationships with high-net-worth individuals, for whom she provides strategic, personalized estate and tax planning. Her clients include real estate owners and private companies.

Rhonda is a member of the Professional Advisory Committee of The Jewish Community Foundation of Montréal and a member of the Finance & Audit Committee of the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montréal. She is a co-lecturer in McGill Law School’s International Tax Course and Advanced Tax Seminar. Rhonda is also a member of the Montréal Student/Stagiaire Recruitment and the Montréal Talent Management and Evaluation committees.

A real estate company

Acting for a real estate company arbitrating the fair market value of properties in and adjustments applicable to a $500-million real estate portfolio being divided with a former partner.

Minority shareholders of Recochem Inc.

Provided tax and corporate advice to Canadian and U.S. minority shareholders as well as option holders of Recochem Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation, regarding a restructuring of the group in connection with its acquisition of Adam's Polishes, LLC based in Colorado.

Recochem, Inc.

Acted for management of Recochem, Inc., a global leader in manufacturing, marketing and distributing aftermarket transportation and household fluids, in the acquisition of Recochem by an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, a private equity investment firm from an affiliate of Swander Pace Capital.

Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corporation in connection with the sale by its affiliates of co-ownership interests and partnership interests in a portfolio of 18 shopping centres located in Alberta and British Columbia to Anthem Properties Group Ltd. for $413 million dollars.

Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corp. in connection with the sale of its 50% interest in Tillicum, a 468,533-square foot shopping centre located in Victoria, British Columbia, to RioCan REIT at a net purchase price of $58.9 million along with a possible future consideration to Kimco based on additional potential residential density.

Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corporation in connection with the sale of its interests in 22 shopping centres to RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust for a purchase price of $715 million.

Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corporation and certain of its wholly owned subsidiaries in connection with Kimco's sale of its interest in Brentwood Village in Calgary, Alberta and Grand Park in Mississauga, Ontario to RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust for an aggregate purchase price of $87.5 million, and Kimco's acquisition of RioCan's interest in Montgomery Plaza in Fort Worth, Texas for a purchase price of US$58.3 million.

Joddes Limited and members of the Goodman family

Acted for Joddes Limited and members of the Goodman family, the largest shareholders of Paladin Labs Inc., in connection with the acquisition of Paladin Labs Inc. by Endo Health Solutions Inc. in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $3 billion.

The Greenberg family

Acted for certain members of the Greenberg family, controlling shareholder of Astral Media Inc., in connection with the $3.38-billion acquisition of Astral Media by BCE Inc.

Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc.

Acted for Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES), part of the St-Laurent Énergies consortium, consisting of EDF Énergies Nouvelles, Hydromega Services Inc. and RES, which was awarded five wind farm projects by Hydro-Québec Distribution representing a total capacity of 954 MW. These five projects represent a total anticipated investment in excess of $2 billion.

Speaking Engagement

Steps Canada, 24th National Conference, “Cross Border Tax Issues and How to Solve Them”; June 15-17, 2022; Webinar

June 16, 2022

Speaking Engagement

The Jewish Community Foundation of Montreal, “Beware Canadians – What You Need to Know About Cross Border Issues”; Montréal, QC

May 19, 2022

Bulletin

Federal Budget 2022: Tax Highlights

Apr. 08, 2022 - On April 7, 2022 (Budget Day), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and Minister of Finance, delivered the Liberal Party’s federal budget (Budget 2022), the second budget since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the Trudeau government’s plan to “grow our...

Article

Canadian Supreme Court Endorses Treaty Shopping Arrangement, co-author

Mar. 09, 2022 - IFC Review
Read the article.

Speaking Engagement

Canadian Bar Association, “Canada-US Cross-Border Tax and Estate Planning Matters”; Webinar

Feb. 10, 2022

Speaking Engagement

Accountant Study Group, “Canadian Legislative and Technical Tax Update”; Montréal, QC

Jan. 18, 2022

Speaking Engagement

Association de planification fiscale et financière, Annual Conference 2021, “Mise à jour sur les fiducies non résidentes”; Webcast

Oct. 08, 2021

Article

Supreme Court of Canada to Render Treaty Shopping Decision, co-author

May 12, 2021 - IFC Review
Read the article.

Speaking Engagement

Accountant Study Group, “Estate Planning in Uncertain Times”; Montréal, QC

Jan. 19, 2021

Speaking Engagement

McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health, McGill Cares Webcasts, “Planning for the Future and Protecting a Loved One’s Financesˮ; Webinar

Sept. 23, 2020

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel—International Fellow

Chambers High Net Worth Guide—Private Wealth Law: Canada

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Tax; Estate and Personal Tax Planning: Estate and Tax Planning

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Tax Law; Trusts and Estates Law (Lawyer of the Year 2017 and 2021, Montréal)

Who’s Who Legal: Canada—Private Client; Who’s Who Legal: Private Client

Bar Admissions

Québec, 1997

Education

McGill University, BCL/LLB, 1996
University of Western Ontario, BA (Administrative & Commercial Studies), 1992

Professional Affiliations

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, International Fellow
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Tax Foundation
International Fiscal Association
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Board Memberships

Royal West Academy Foundation, former director

Community Involvement

Forum for Senior Estates & Trusts Practitioners - 1st Generation Steering Committee
Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montréal, Finance & Audit Committee
The Jewish Community Foundation of Montréal, Professional Advisory Committee
STEP Canada, National Conference Planning Committee
STEP Canada, STEP Inside Editorial Committee

Teaching Engagements

Rhonda is a co-lecturer at McGill University Faculty of Law’s International Tax Course and Advanced Tax Seminar.