Exclusive practice in Tax, principally international M&A and other international corporate transactions and matters, and in respect of cross-border tax considerations for high net worth individuals and related business and investment matters. Recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of Corporate Tax in various ranking surveys. Recognized expertise in intercompany transfer pricing. Lead or co-lead counsel on major cross-border mergers & acquisitions. Past President and member of Council, Canadian Branch of IFA (and delivered its annual traveling lecture in 2001 and 2009). Past member, Executive Committee, IFA (Central). Past member, Board of Governors, Canadian Tax Foundation and Joint Committee on Taxation, CBA, CICA. Frequent lecturer/speaker on international taxation. Numerous published works. Organizer and coordinator of the 2004 - 2007 Tax Notes International “Forum on International Mergers and Acquisitions”. Admitted to Order of Chartered Professional Accountants of Québec in 1964 (and FCPA in 1999); Ontario in 1977. BCL and LLB, McGill University (1980) and called to the Québec Bar in 1981.