Media Advisory - Toronto Tax Experts Holding Conference Call on Federal Budget's Impact on Cross-Border Transactions and Recent Developments in Canadian Income Trusts and REITs

    TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ - Tax specialists Jack Bernstein and Barbara
Worndl from the law firm Aird & Berlis LLP, are holding a teleconference on
Friday March 30, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. (Toronto/Eastern Daylight Time) to review
the 2007 Canadian Federal Budget's Impact on Cross-Border Transactions and
Canadian companies listed on AIM, and recent developments in Canadian Income
Trusts and REITs as a result of Tuesday's Notice of Ways and Means Motion.
    Cross-border tax specialists will discuss recent developments contained
in the Notice of Ways and Means Motion of March 27, 2007 that affect foreign
investment in Canadian Income Trusts and REITs. Our specialists will also
discuss the most recent Canadian budget and its impact on Canadian companies
listed on AIM and cross-border transactions on matters of interest
deductibility, limited liability corporations, exempt surplus and withholding
tax on interest.

    Members of the media are invited to join the teleconference.

    Dial-in numbers: (please dial in 10 minutes prior)
    Local Toronto and area: 416-849-7354
    Toll Free, rest of Canada and U.S.: 1-866-370-1119

    When calling in, you will be asked what conference call you are
participating in. Please respond with "Aird & Berlis."

    Jack Bernstein and Barbara Worndl, Aird & Berlis LLP

    Jack Bernstein is a lawyer and the senior tax partner and chair of the
firm's International Tax Practice. He is well known in the area of
international tax planning and corporate taxation and has a wealth of
experience with advising public and private corporations.

    Barbara Worndl is a lawyer and the practice group leader of the firm's
Tax Group. Her practice focuses on income tax with an emphasis on corporate
and partnership taxation. She has extensive experience in structuring
cross-border acquisitions and re-organizations.

    Aird & Berlis LLP is a prominent law firm located in Toronto's financial
district. The firm is a diverse group of 120 of Canada's most talented
lawyers. Please visit

For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, please contact
Cathy Riches, Marketing Generalist, Aird & Berlis LLP,,
(416) 865-7789 ext. 4527

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