Daniel (Danny) Lang

Partner

Toronto
DLang@blg.com
416.367.6271

Daniel has extensive experience with tax-related matters arising from domestic and cross-border corporate transactions and reorganizations, in-bound investment into Canada and financings.

His practice includes representing public companies, private companies and private equity funds in connection with the tax aspects of business operations and proposed acquisition transactions. This includes:

  • developing tax-effective structures for purchasers and vendors
  • providing tax due diligence assistance
  • assisting with post-closing reorganizations and divestures
  • drafting relevant legal agreements

Daniel has advised foreign investors on the structuring of investment into Canada and has addressed foreign affiliate considerations and FAPI.

For clients in the energy power sector, Daniel provides ongoing tax advice and analyzes acquisition agreements to enterprises that operate wind, solar, hydro, natural gas and nuclear electrical generation facilities. 

Daniel also focuses on tax issues affecting manufacturing and technology companies, and financial institutions.

Daniel also has significant experience advising on infrastructure projects, and has represented municipalities in developing tax efficient structures for water facilities and municipally-owned service corporations.

Before joining BLG, Daniel was an associate partner at a Big Four accounting firm.

Experience

  • Numerous public and private corporations on share purchase and asset purchase transactions.
  • Lenders and borrowers on Canadian tax provisions of credit facility agreements.
  • International private equity funds on the acquisition of Canadian businesses .
  • Purchase of a large manufacturing company out of CCAA proceedings and its subsequent corporate restructuring.
  • Reorganization of a Canadian logistics company into a private partnership structure.
  • A U.S. based private equity fund on the acquisition and securitization of Canadian railcars.
  • A Canadian public company on the acquisition of natural gas generation facility.
  • Ontario municipal electricity utilities (MEU) on the merger with other MEUs.
  • A municipality on the establishment of a municipal services corporation to operate a local communications utility.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, International Fiscal Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Editorial board member, Thomson Reuters Federal Press Corporate Finance Newsletter

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 1992
  • LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1990
  • BComm, McGill University, 1987