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Doing business in Canada - a practical guide
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

The progressive global liberalization of international trade and investment has generated new opportunities to expand business activities across


New amendment to the Income Tax Act (Canada)
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2008

On December 14, 2007, the Income Tax Act (Canada) ("ITA") was amended to eliminate withholding tax on interest paid by a Canadian resident to a non-resident creditor or lender who deals at arm's-length with the payer, regardless of the recipient's country of residence


Notice requirements for eligible dividends
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2007

New tax rules enacted earlier this year allow Canadian corporations to pay eligible dividends that are taxed at lower rates in the hands of individual shareholders as long as stringent notice requirements are met


Things just changed: new considerations for establishing a presence in Canada
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 3 2007

The signing of the Fifth Protocol to the Canada-U.S. Tax Treaty (the "Treaty") and the coming into force of the unlimited liability company provisions of the British Columbia Business Corporations Act in October 2007 may affect the manner in which American business enters the Canadian market


Supreme Court of Canada grants leave in tax case involving contingent liabilities
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2012

In a rare oral hearing, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave in the case of Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. v. The Queen


Canada Revenue Agency will no longer automatically back date a voluntary GSTHST registration
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 15 2012

Registration for the GSTHST is mandatory when a person becomes liable to charge and collect the GSTHST as a supplier of goods or services


An overview of Canadian tax credits for non-indigenous film and television production
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2011

Canada, often referred to as "Hollywood North," continues as a leading innovator in the development and implementation of public sector incentives for film and television production


Glaxosmithkline: transfer pricing law for Canada clarified for cross-border investors
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 9 2011

In the recent Glaxosmithkline transfer pricing case, the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal established a realistic framework for applying the abstract rules promulgated by the OECD, by requiring an analysis of the taxpayer's relevant circumstances, including the legal, financial, commercial, and contractual circumstances that any arm's length person "standing in the shoes of the taxpayer" would face in its economic relations with the relevant cross-border related parties


The Canadian leasing environment: an overview for US professionals (business and legal)
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 5 2011

As international trade grows, financial institutions and manufacturers of equipment recognize that international sales or globalization of their business is a requirement to staying competitive


Alberta Court of Appeal upholds decision that extended warranties are not insurance for tax purposes
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2011

On July 21, 2011, the Court of Appeal of Alberta released its decision in Brick Protection Corporation v Alberta (Provincial Treasurer), 2011 ABCA 214 (“Brick Protection”