Ryan's practice focuses on various areas of domestic and international taxation, including advising on mergers and acquisitions, structured investment products, financings and a broad range of corporate tax matters. Ryan is also a member of the firm's Tax Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, assisting clients with voluntary disclosures, audits, and appeals.
Ryan is co-editor and a frequent contributor to the Current Cases feature of the Canadian Tax Journal, regularly presents on income tax topics at conferences and other venues, and has been quoted in national publications on income tax matters.
10th Taxation of Financial Products & Derivatives Course
Latest on Income Taxes & Incentives for Resource Companies and Investors
Five Common Income Tax Concepts Applicable to a Commercial Lease
If a Tree Falls in the Forest...
Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. v. Canada
government releases revised transitional rules for 2013 "character conversion" measures
Supreme Court weighs in on age-old question in Daishowa-Marubeni: If a tree falls in the forest and you are not around to replant it, how does it affect your taxes?
budget 2013: phase out of LSVCC tax credit
budget 2013: changes to the taxation of resource industries
budget 2012: transfer pricing amendments proposed
budget 2011: extension of the super flow-through share program
budget 2011: proposed changes target abuse of RRSPs and RRIFs
Update on Section 116 Tax Clearance Certificate Regime
An Interesting Interpretation, Bozzer v. The Queen et al.
International Contract Manual - Chapter 49 Canada
Prescribing legal remedies in a hospital setting
Case Comment: Surveying the Scene After Prévost Car Hits the Federal Court of Appeal
Gone Fishing: Canada (National Revenue) v. Greater Montréal Real Estate Board
New Protocol to the Canada-US Tax Treaty: Withholding Tax on Cross-Border Payments
Budget 2007: Part II - Eliminating Non-Resident Withholding Tax on Interest
Case Comment: Anchor Pointe Energy Ltd. V. The Queen and The Queen v. Honeywell Limited
Procedure! Procedure! Procedure!
Trick or Treat? Again?
Federal Government Announces Significant Overhaul of Income Trust Taxation Rules
The 1% Solution: Transitioning to a 6% GST
Taxation of Mining Hedging Transactions
Proposed Legislation Shifts Focus Away From Income Trusts
Export and Import Controls
On the Hook: Directors Liability for Corporate Tax Transgressions
Case Comment: General Motors of Canada Limited v. The Queen - Contingent Liabilities: The Special Canadian Contingency Fund
Cross-Border Guarantees and Similar Arrangements - Tax Pitfalls
Cash-Settled Derivative Transactions not Subject to Proposed FIE Rules
The Rise and Fall of the Cross-Border Income Trust and What Lies Beyond…
Efficiency Defence and Canadian Welfare
- CICA In-Depth Tax Course, Part I and II
- University of Toronto, JD - 2002
- Richard Ivey School of Business, BA (Hons.) - 1999
Year Of Call
- Called to the Ontario bar - 2003
tax litigation and advocacy
private equity and venture capital
banking, finance and insurance
Directorships and Professional Associations
- Canadian Tax Foundation
- The Canadian Petroleum Tax Society