As part of the symposium, Sunita D. Doobay and Vitaly Timokhov of TaxChambers LLP will discuss, “Tax Implications of Business and Deal Structures.”
The Law Society of Ontario’s symposium will take place as a live webcast, between 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM – Eastern Standard Time, on October 4, 2018.
For registration and further information about the event, please click here.
About the Presenters:
Sunita D. Doobay
Sunita D. Doobay practises tax law in Canada and the U.S. She is admitted in Ontario and to the New York State Bar, to the U.S. Tax Court and to the U.S. Court of International Trade. She also holds the trusts and estates tax practitioner designation, and a Foreign Legal Consultant Permit by the Law Society to provide U.S. tax advice in Ontario.
Sunita completed her law studies at Queen’s University, and her LLM at the law faculty at NYU. She is an adjunct professor at Queen’s University Law School, teaching the “Taxation of Trusts and Estates” seminar. Sunita co-authored, The 2014 Annotated Ontario Partnerships Act, published by Carswell Thomson Reuters.
As an awarded tax lawyer with over 20 years of experience in practising U.S. and Canadian tax law, Sunita is uniquely qualified to advise clients investing in the U.S. and for Americans investing in Canada. For her work, Sunita has been awarded the IBFD 2015 Best in Canada Award for Cross-Border Taxation and Succession Planning, has been recommended for the Global Law Experts award, and was awarded the Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award. Her practice also includes advising entertainers on co-production agreements and utilizing the availability of the film tax credit.
In Toronto, Sunita chairs the Net Investment Income Tax committee for the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM). She is a member of the Canadian Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) and sits on the steering group for the International M&A Joint Venture Committee, the Art & Cultural Heritage Law Committee, the International Tax Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law, and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Sunita frequently contributes to the Canadian Tax Highlights – a CTF Newsletter, and to the CALU-infoEXCHANGE Newsletter. Sunita also contributes to American Bar Association International Law Newsletter.
As an active member of the ABA, IFA and the CTF Sunita speaks and publishes frequently on cross border taxation and estate planning issues. With a love for international law, she occasionally judges law school moot competitions in Toronto.
Vitaly Timokhov practises taxation law in Toronto. Vitaly is admitted to practice law in Ontario, Alberta, and New York State, and specializes in cross-border and corporate taxation.
Having studied law at Queen’s University, Vitaly graduated as a published tax author and a recipient of Canada’s National Tax Award. He continued to study taxation as a Gerald Wallace Scholar at New York University School of Law’s LLM Program in Taxation. During that time, he was appointed to serve as an Editor of the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics.
Since his studies and practising tax law, Vitaly has also taught international taxation as an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. As the author of over twenty peer-reviewed publications, Vitaly is also the principal author of one of the leading treatises on international taxation in Canada and the U.S., The Tax Advisor’s Guide to the Canada – U.S. Tax Treaty, published by Carswell Thomson Reuters.
His principal areas of practice focus exclusively on Canadian federal income taxation and tax planning, with an emphasis on international and domestic reorganizations, M&A and personal tax planning for Canadian and foreign-based corporations and individuals.
Vitaly has worked on the structuring and tax implications of domestic and international corporate/commercial transactions including inbound and outbound (foreign affiliate) acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, financings and reorganizations. Moreover, the taxation of financial instruments and tax-effective domestic and cross-border financing (both debt and equity, including hybrid and stapled instruments), international tax planning for non-residents carrying on business in Canada and for Canadian and the U.S. corporations carrying on business internationally, the taxation of U.S. citizens and U.S. green card holders in Canada, the taxation of trusts and estates, including non-resident trusts with Canadian beneficiaries and Canadian trusts, mutual funds and estates with foreign beneficiaries, Canadian tax implications arising on immigration to or emigration from Canada (including long- and short-term executive and employee relocations and immigration trusts (including post-2014 windups and trust conversion). Vitaly also represents taxpayers before the CRA, including audit support, appeals and obtaining advance tax rulings and technical interpretations.