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Jenny Mboutsiadis

Jenny P. Mboutsiadis

Partner Fasken
The CRA’s aggressive approach to cracking down on tax evasion is not expected to wane any time soon.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2001
Language(s) English, Greek
Office(s) Toronto
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Jenny P. Mboutsiadis is an expert tax litigator.  She has extensive successful experience arguing tax cases in the Tax Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Federal Court, and the Federal Court of Appeal.  Jenny was lead counsel in many precedent setting cases.

Jenny provides clients with exceptional knowledge on resolving tax disputes with Canadian tax authorities, from the start of a tax audit to trial.  She has expertise in corporate tax matters, including  transfer pricing, the GAAR and tax avoidance, G.S.T., and treaty interpretation.

Recently, Jenny spent eleven years as a tax litigator for the Department of Justice Canada.  Prior to that, she was a tax litigator at a leading Bay Street law firm.

Recognized for her skillful and efficient conduct of trials, Jenny regularly presents on trial advocacy, discovery skills, and effective courtroom practice.

Rankings and Awards

  • David Sabbath Prize in Land Transactions, Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, 1999
  • George Norman Leipnik Award in International Legal Studies, Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, 1999       

  • David Sabbath Prize in Land Transactions, Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, 1999
  • George Norman Leipnik Award in International Legal Studies, Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, 1999

    Education

    • In-Depth Tax Course, Parts I, II, and III Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
    • Tax Law for Lawyers Canadian Bar Association
    • LLB Queen's University
    • BA (Hons) University of Toronto

    Community involvement

    • Member, Greek Community of Toronto
    • Neutral Trial Observer in Namibia, Lawyers Without Borders (U.S.A.), 2007

    Memberships & Affiliations

    • Member, The Law Society of Upper Canada
    • Member, The Advocates' Society
    • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Member, Ontario Bar Association
      • Executive Committee Member and Newsletter Committee Editor, Taxation Section (2004 – 2007)
      • Executive Committee Member, Civil Litigation Section (2004 – 2006)
      • Executive Committee Member, Young Lawyers’ Division Section (2004 – 2006)
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
    • Member, International Fiscal Association
    • Member, Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association
    • Rectification Committee Member, Department of Justice Canada, Tax Law Services Division (2014 – 2016)
    • Executive Committee Member, Department of Justice Canada, Tax Law Services Division, National Tax Law Services Professional Development Committee (2006 – 2008)
    • Executive Committee Member, Department of Justice Canada, Tax Law Services Division, Toronto Tax Law Services Professional Development Committee, (2006 – 2008)
    Article Panama Papers: CRA getting tougher on tax evasion TAXed International
    Article Tax Court: arrears interest after GAAR assessment accrue from the taxpayer’s balance-due day TAXed International
    Article Alberta Court rules on what is a “reasonable amount” of interest under s. 20(1)(c) TAXed International
    Post-Panama Papers: What In-House Legal Counsel Needs to Know About Canada’s Plans to Combat Aggressive Tax Planning and Profit Shifting location location Toronto
    What You Missed While You Were Away: Summer 2016 Tax Developments location location Toronto
    Tax Litigation Day location location Toronto