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Tax Partner Joins Fasken

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Toronto (Canada)Alex Pankratz joins Fasken as partner in the Tax group at the Firm’s Toronto office.

Alex’s practice focuses on international tax planning, M&A, reorganizations and financings. He advises multinational corporations that have operations in Canada on tax issues. He has over 25 years of experience and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant. Alex provides counsel to clients in the digital economy, infrastructure, resource, healthcare, consumer product and retail spaces. He appears before the Canada Revenue Agency and represents clients seeking legislative amendments from the federal Department of Finance.

“From his work with multinationals across industries, Alex knows the tax frameworks and strategies that help clients achieve their business objectives,” said Martin Denyes, Regional Managing Partner, Ontario Region. “He is a great addition to our strong Tax team.”

Our Tax practice group is one of the largest tax law teams in Canada, along with our team in Johannesburg. With over 45 professionals providing advice on all tax and tax-related matters, we work together to create tax-efficient solutions that integrate with our clients’ business priorities, helping them move forward. Combined with some of the best tax litigation expertise, Fasken is recognized as one of the most substantial complements of senior tax counsel in Canada. Our team combines international reach with tax expertise in local laws and business practices to provide value-added service on complex, multi-jurisdictional engagements. Our expertise in income tax, indirect tax, commodity tax and tax controversy are unrivalled, with partners acting as leaders in the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association and the American Bar Association, which gives Fasken access to a wide network of clients and tax expertise outside Canada.

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