Jim Middlemiss

Jim Middlemiss

Jim Middlemiss blogs about the legal profession at WebNews Management.com and can be followed on Twitter @JimMiddlemiss.

He can be reached by email.

U.S. tax reforms present challenges

U.S. tax reforms present challenges

Tax lawyers say recent U.S. tax changes will present challenges for Canadian companies operating south of the border and U.S. subsidiaries operating here.

Who on the SCC will pick up the tax mantle?

Who on the SCC will pick up the tax mantle?

Now that Justices Beverley McLachlin and Marshall Rothstein have left the Supreme Court of Canada, many in the tax bar are wondering not only who will carry the tax torch going forward but if Canada’s top court will have the appetite to tackle complex tax cases.

Cameco and Oxford cases front and centre in 2018

Cameco and Oxford cases front and centre in 2018

All eyes in the tax bar are on two important corporate tax cases currently wending their way through the courts, which could see judgments as early as the first half of 2018.

Morneau tax proposals still problematic

Morneau tax proposals still problematic

Despite federal Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s attempt to soften his plan to tax private Canadian companies, tax lawyers still see major problems with the proposals.

Focus: To insource or outsource e-discovery

Focus: Charting new courses in legal services

Focus: Does privacy law trump competition law?

Focus: Pension plans focus on de-risking

Focus: CPP enhancements spotlight existing pension plans

Focus: Securities class actions becoming big business