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Anu Nijhawan

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Anu advises on the income tax aspects of corporate and partnership reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing transactions, and resource taxation issues. Her practice encompasses all aspects of income tax issues related to international structures for Canadian-based multinational corporations, on investments by non-residents in Canada, and on structuring cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, financings, and derivative transactions. In addition, a significant component of Anu’s tax practice is devoted to structuring tax-effective employee and executive compensation programs, including cross-border and domestic stock option plans, phantom unit plans and employee stock purchase trusts.


Admitted to the Alberta bar, 2001


Anu serves on the Board of Governors and is Chair of the Conferences Committee of the Canadian Tax Foundation. She also serves on Council for the Canadian branch of the International Fiscal Association. She has authored numerous articles and regularly presents at conferences on a variety of tax planning topics. She is involved with a variety of charitable and community organizations.