International Expansion:

Building your Business Overseas

September 2020

Despite these uncertain times, expanding overseas can be a key driver for future growth for an ambitious business. International expansion can breathe new life into a company, drive huge value […]

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Trademark & Copyright

A Jurisdictional Guide

August 2020

When the US Supreme Court recently ruled that Booking.com could trademark its domain name, the decision was a game changer for online businesses the world over. The court decided by […]

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Preferential Portfolios – Tax efficiency in international real estate investment

August 2018

Real estate remains an attractive proposition for international investors. Whether that is residential or commercial property, the relatively attractive yield in comparison to more traditional investments such as bonds, makes […]

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Following The Money – Trends in cross-border asset recovery

April 2018

Technology and globalisation have proved extremely effective at improving cross-border investment during the last decade. Trade barriers between countries and continents have been lowered everywhere, allowing money to flow freely […]

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International Real Estate Investment: Financing and structuring cross border real estate

August 2017

Real estate is big business globally as buyers increasingly look beyond their own borders for lucrative investments. Research by property broker Tranio suggests that USD 426.8 billion was invested in […]

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The Art of Negotiation – A Global Review of the M&A Deal Process

March 2017

When mergers and acquisitions hit the financial headlines, the news is usually all about the size of the deal. Occasionally we’ll also hear about synergies or job losses as a […]

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INVESTING IN CANADA FROM ABROAD

By: Jayson Schwarz LLM With assistance from Evonne Finnegan LLB Toronto was the “hottest” city in the world last year, among the growing number of rich and sometimes famous looking to purchase local real estate. According to Christies International Real Estate, a survey of luxury real estate Toronto saw a staggering 37% surge in high […]

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10 Tax Tips & Traps for Non-Residents with a Presence in Canada

1. Thin Capitalization Rules Issue: A Canadian company capitalized by non-residents cannot exceed a 1.5:1 interest bearing debt to equity ratio in order to obtain an interest deduction and avoid punitive Canadian tax consequences.Planning: Attention must be given to complying with the interest bearing debt to equity ratio. Consideration should be given to converting debt into equity or making the debt non-interest bearing. 2. Back […]

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Crowe Soberman LLP joins IR as the exclusive Tax (Accountants) Member in Canada – East

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Aaron Schechter of Crowe Soberman LLP. Aaron has joined IR as our exclusive Tax (Accountants) Member in Canada – East. Crowe Soberman has built its reputation in Ontario working with mid-sized businesses and high-net-worth individuals. Our size allows us to focus on building […]

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Torkin Manes LLP joins IR as the exclusive Insolvency Member in Canada – East

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce S. Fay Sulley of Torkin Manes LLP. S. Fay Sulley has joined IR as our exclusive Insolvency Member in Canada – East. For more than three decades, Torkin Manes has applied the law to resolve issues standing in the way of our clients’ goals. […]

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Torkin Manes LLP joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in Canada – East

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Sandra Secord of Torkin Manes LLP. Sandra has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation Member in Canada – East. For more than three decades, Torkin Manes has applied the law to resolve issues standing in the way of our clients’ goals. […]

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