Selected Speaking Engagements
Barbara is a frequent writer and presenter on tax matters, including;
“Mergers and Acquisitions – Recent Trends,” 7th Annual IBA Finance & Capital Markets Tax Conference, London, England, January 29-30, 2018.
“Recent Transactions,” 31st Annual Senior Tax Practitioners’ Institute, Langdon Hall, Cambridge, Ontario, October 25-27, 2017.
“Foreign Exchange – A Canadian Perspective,” 71st Congress of the IFA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 27 - September 1, 2017.
“Recent Canadian Merger Transactions,” 6th Annual IBA Tax Conference, London, England, January 30-31, 2017.
“Interest and Financing Costs,” 5th Annual IBA Tax Conference, London, England, February 8-9, 2016.
"Alternative non-treaty attacks on cross-border intercompany debt," Current International Tax Issues in Cross-Border Corporate Finance and Capital Markets, 3rd IBA/CIOT Conference, London, England, February 10-11, 2014.
"Practical Issues for U.S. Investment into Canada," 24th Annual Philadelphia Tax Conference, November 6-7, 2013.
"Cross Border Tax Update: Understanding Canadian and U.S. Taxation of Foreign Investment in Real Property," BNA-CITE 19th Annual U.S.-Canada Cross Border Conference, October 22, 2013.
"The Taxation of Foreign Passive Income for Groups of Companies: Canadian Report," International Fiscal Association (Canadian Branch): IFA 2013 Congress Reports, Montreal, May 23-24, 2013.
"Beneficial Ownership," 13th Annual Tax Planning Strategies U.S. and Europe, ABA Tax Panel, London, England, April 11-12, 2013.
"Impact of GAAR on Financing," Current International Tax Issues in Cross-Border Corporate Finance and Capital Markets, 2nd IBA/CIOT Conference, London, England, February 11-12, 2013.