With extensive experience and a practical mindset, Gwen gives clients strategic insight and guidance on their challenging and complex tax matters.
Gwen provides comprehensive income tax advice to corporations, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations, including butterfly and bump transactions. Highly experienced in complex transactions, Gwen regularly advises on the income tax aspects of cross-border and capital markets transactions, derivatives and financial instruments, and has extensive knowledge of the application of Canadian foreign affiliate rules.
|2022-2023||Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in tax|
|2022||Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in tax|
|2020-2023||The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate tax|
Gwen is a member of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the CBA and CPA Canada and is a tutorial leader for the Corporate Reorganizations course offered by CPA Canada. She is also a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the International Fiscal Association. Gwen completed a secondment at the Income Tax Rulings Directorate of the CRA as a Senior Rulings Officer in the Corporate Reorganizations section.