Canadian Federal Budget Results in Significant Business Law Changes

     What are the most significant tax policy proposals from the Budget
               and how do they affect business law in Canada?

                               Need A Source?


    TORONTO, March 20 /CNW/ - Daniel Lacelle of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
is the leader of the Gowlings Tax Law Group and regularly speaks on tax law
matters for associations such as the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Association
de planification fiscale et financière, the Canadian Institute, Insight,
Federated Press and FDTA.
    Timothy Wach of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP leads the Gowlings Toronto
Tax Department and is an active member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, the
International Fiscal Association, and chairs the Taxation Committee of the
Ontario Energy Association.
    These professionals can comment on the tax changes relating to the

    -  Withholding Tax Measures
    -  Foreign Affiliates - Interest Deductibility
    -  Further International Tax Changes
    -  U.S. Limited Liability Corporations
    -  Lifetime Capital Gains Exemption
    -  Donation of Securities to Private Foundations
    -  Capital Cost Allowance Rates
    -  Phase-Out of Accelerated CCA for Oil Sands
    -  Accelerated CCA for Clean Energy Generation
    -  Vancouver 2010
    -  Prescribed Stock Exchanges

    Need a Source? Gowlings has professionals who can comment on a wide range
of topics. Visit for more information.

    About Gowlings
    Gowlings is a leading Canadian law firm offering a diverse range of
services to help domestic and international organizations achieve their
business objectives. Recognized for excellence in business, advocacy and
intellectual property law, Gowlings provides dedicated industry expertise in a
number of sectors including energy, infrastructure, life sciences, financial
services and technology. The Firm combines traditional legal services with
innovative solutions in areas such as transfer pricing and tax, government
relations, forensics, and occupational health and safety, to provide business
entities with a competitive advantage. Characterized by national strength and
regional focus, Gowlings has 700 professionals across offices in Montréal,
Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, Waterloo Region, Calgary and Vancouver. The Firm
also provides intellectual property services in Russia and the CIS through its
office in Moscow. Visit us at

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For further information: To arrange an interview with Daniel Lacelle or
Timothy Wach, please contact: Jess Hanick, Media Profile, (416) 342-1819,

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