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Our 2013/2014 program is now underway. A description of upcoming chapter events is provided below. If you're not a TEI member please contact our Membership Chairperson Mike Kauffman at email@example.com to discuss TEI membership.
On September 26, 2013 KPMG hosted a presentation at the Four Seasons Hotel which explored the emerging tax issues that tax practitioners face from both local and global perspectives. Topics included P3 financing structures, an update on US tax, recent cases and a panel discussion on tax transparency. The afternoon session was followed by cocktails and dinner at Yew Restaurant.
Dentons Canada LLP sponsored a lunch presentation on October 23, 2013. Joel Nitikman shared his perspective on how best to avoid and resolve tax disputes. The lunch was held at the Terminal City Club.
On November 7 Deloitte hosted an afternoon of discussion and debate on the latest tax policies and practices. This was held at the Terminal City Club and was followed by cocktails and dinner with a keynote address by the Honourable Pierre Pettigrew, former Minister of International Trade.
On November 20 the Chapter held its annual liaison event with members of the CRA. The afternoon session consisted of presentations by the CRA and a summary of current cases by Blakes lawyer Ed Kroft, and was followed by cocktails and dinner at the Terminal City Club.
Rosemary Anderson, Terry Barnett and Kimberly Cook of Thorsteinssons will present a session on Avoiding Unexpected Sales Tax and Customs Issues. This will be a lunch meeting held at the Terminal City Club on January 29, 2014.