Gwen Watson

Gwen Watson

Toronto: 416.865.7962
Fax 416.865.7380


LLB (concentration in taxation), 1997
University of Western Ontario
B. Acc (co-op accountancy stream), 1994
Brock University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1999


Gwen provides income tax advice to corporate clients, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations, including butterfly and bump transactions, as well as the income tax aspects of cross-border and capital markets transactions, derivatives and financial instruments. Gwen also has significant expertise in advising clients on the application of the Canadian foreign affiliate rules.

Representative Work

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Professional Involvement

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. Gwen completed a secondment at the Income Tax Rulings Directorate of the CRA as a Senior Rulings Officer in the Corporate Reorganizations section.

Memberships and Affiliations

Gwen is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the International Fiscal Association.