John Tobin is a partner in the firm’s Tax Department. John solves tax problems with his unique and broad tax experience covering (i) transactional work, (ii) planning and counsel roles, and (iii) tax controversy/transfer pricing for many of Canada’s largest businesses and financial institutions. John represents multinational and Canadian businesses in a broad mix of tax matters, including tax structuring, international transactions, transfer pricing, tax controversy, corporate finance, derivatives, securitization and mergers and acquisitions. His experience includes representation of international and domestic businesses, banks, financial institutions, mutual funds and government agencies in domestic and cross-border transactions, infrastructure, energy (including wind, solar and hydro), public private partnerships, financial products, lending and securitizations, income funds, managed assets and leasing. John has extensive experience in the areas of federal and provincial income tax, international tax, sales and use tax, goods and services tax and harmonized sales tax. John teaches International Tax at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Lexpert/Thomson Canada’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate tax (2014); asset equipment finance/leasing (2010-2014); and derivative investments (2010, 2012-2014)
Best Lawyers' Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in equipment finance law and structured finance law (2006-2017)
Best Lawyers—Toronto Equipment Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2013)
Lawyers Weekly In House Counsel/Martindale-Hubbell–identified as one of Canada's Top Canadian lawyers (2012)
Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers—Leading lawyer in Canada (2012)
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC’s IFLR 1000, Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Leading lawyer in capital markets (2007)
Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World's Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers—Leading lawyer in Canada (2007)
Silrun Information Services’ Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—One of Canada’s top 40 lawyers under 40 (2002)
Canadian Tax Foundation 68th Annual Tax Conference
“Professional Responsibility in Tax Matters”.
Bloomberg BNA 3rd Annual Global Transfer Pricing Conference
“Value Creation and Transfer Pricing Outcomes”.
Investment Funds Institute of Canada 11th Annual Tax Symposium