Keynote Speaker – The Honourable Jason Kenney
Transactions of Interest – panel from Blakes & Norton Rose ESG Carbon Tax and Decarbonization Incentives: Comparing Canadian and US Carbon Regimes and Tax Incentives – panel from Deloitte Managing Complex and Aggressive Audits: Panel Discussion – panel from PricewaterhouseCoopers, McCarthy Tétrault, Border Ladner Gervais Hot Topics in Transfer Pricing – panel from Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt and KPMG Current International Tax Topics – panel from Felesky Flynn
Keynote Speaker - The Honourable Jason Kenney
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Date: Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Format: One Day, In-Person Event Location: Hudson (6th Floor, 200 – 8th Avenue SW)
Managing Complex and Aggressive Audits
The panel will discuss recent trends in CRA audits and provide practical guidance on how to manage complex and aggressive audits.
Moderator: Matthew Kraemer, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Calgary
Patrick Lindsay, PwC, Calgary
Laurie Goldbach, Border Ladner Gervais, Calgary
Anu Koshal, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto
The presenters will provide an overview of recent transactions and M&A issues of particular relevance to the Calgary market.
Dion Legge, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Calgary
Dan Jankovic, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Calgary
The panel will discuss recent issues and trends in transfer pricing, including preventing and resolving transfer pricing disputes with the CRA and Competent Authority.
Michelle Sledz, KPMG, Calgary
Shane Beirnes, KPMG, Calgary
Amanda Heale, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Toronto
Kaitlin Gray, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Calgary
Lunch begins 12:00 PM
Keynote begins: 12:45 PM
Keynote Speaker: The Honourable Jason Kenney
Topic: Will Government Policy Help or Hurt Alberta’s Economic Future
Moderator for Q&A Session: Chris Montes, Felesky Flynn LLP, Calgary
The speakers will canvass current international tax topics including the proposed excessive interest and financing limitation rules, cross-border stock buy backs, structuring in light of the multilateral instrument and other current or proposed legislation of interest.
Sarah Chiu, Felesky Flynn LLP, Calgary
John Farquhar, Felesky Flynn LLP, Calgary
The panelists will discuss recently released tax cases, which are of particular relevance to the Calgary market.
Erica Hennessey, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Calgary
Shaira Nanji, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Calgary
Jared MacKey, Bennett Jones LLP, Calgary
The speaker will briefly canvas recent global developments on carbon reduction and net-zero commitments and then focus the majority of the presentation on a comparison of the Canadian and US carbon regimes and tax incentives for supporting these climate change objectives.
D’Arcy Schieman, Deloitte LLP, Toronto