Recent Publications

Members of our firm have recently presented or published on the following topics:

Canada moves closer to automatic exchange of foreign bank information (Newsletter – June 2015) Canada has moved one large step closer towards exchanging financial information automatically with member countries with its signature of the OECD’s Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement. Canada is still on track to begin exchanging information with 94 other jurisdictions in 2018.Read more

New Era in Estate Planning (Presented at JCF Professional Development Seminar – June 2015)

Foreign Reporting – Are you High Risk? (Client Alert – January 2015) In early December, the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”)’s Offshore Compliance Section sent letters to certain taxpayers, urging them to review their tax filings in order to ensure that foreign assets with a cost…Read more

Recent developments in taxation (Presentation to Accountants’ Study Group – October 2014)

Information on Automatic Exchange of International Banking Information; Important developments in the field of offshore banking; Important International and Quebec developments. (Newsletter – June 2014)

Intergovernmental agreement regarding FATCA; Exchange of Information with the U.S; Revenue Quebec’s project regarding Prête-Nom companies; CRA’s Whistle-Blower Report. (Newsletter – February 2014)


The material contained in our publications is necessarily of a general nature and cannot be regarded as legal advice. The members of our firm would be pleased to provide additional information.