Saam is a member of the firm’s Tax Group. He advises on all aspects of income taxation, with a particular focus on corporate taxation and reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions and international tax matters.
Saam has completed all levels of the CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course.
Awards & Recognition
Recognized in The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada for his expertise in Tax Law
Canadian Tax Foundation
Canadian Bar Association
Law Society of Ontario
Ontario Bar Association
YIN Rapporteur, 2017 International Fiscal Association International Tax Conference
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation Toronto Young Practitioners’ Steering Committee
Selected Speaking Engagements
Speaker, “Acquisition of Control Rules/Loss Restriction Rules,” Ontario Tax Conference, October 25, 2022.
Panellist, “Various Issues of Crypto Asset Taxation,” STEP Webinar, October 22, 2020.
"Canada Country Report," co-authored with Angelo Gentile, Taxation of Crypto Assets, Wolters Kluwer, November 13, 2020.
"How Morneau’s Small-Business Tax Cut Increased Another Tax Without People Noticing,” co-authored with David Malach, Financial Post, October 31, 2017.
“Buy-Sell Provisions and Their Effect on Canadian Control of Private Corporations,” co-authored with Jack Bernstein and Stuart Bollefer, Tax Notes International, June 27, 2017.
“So Many Options: An Overview of Equity Compensation and Incentives,” co-authored with Daniel Everall and Timothy Jones, Tax Profile, April 2017.
“Canadian Tax Court Allows Deduction for Investment Banking Fees in Takeover Bid,” co-authored with Jack Bernstein, Tax Notes International, November 28, 2016.