Before joining WLLP, Doug was partner and then counsel with the Calgary office of McCarthy Tetrault. Doug has more than 30 years of extensive experience in providing tax planning and tax dispute services. He's advised many of the largest energy companies and financial institutions on a broad range of domestic and cross-border projects. Doug is a past Chair of the Canadian Tax Foundation, one of the more prolific and well known Canadian tax authors and frequent presenter at major tax conferences.
Joining him is Gordon Zittlau, a partner in the Calgary office of Wilson and Partners. His practice is focused on providing international tax solutions to Canadian corporations investing internationally and foreign corporations conducting business in Canada. Gordon has extensive experience with efficient financing structuring and repatriation planning among other cross-border transactions.
On October 25, 2013, Doug gave a short presentation on analyzing novel tax structures from a legal perspective. A copy of Doug's presentation is available here.