Robert Nearing


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Robert’s practice focuses primarily on the tax aspects of innovative financing structures, mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and complicated reorganizations, including complex cross-border transactions and intra-group restructuring.

He also advises on the structuring of derivative instruments, transfer pricing matters and disputes with domestic and international tax authorities.

Robert has extensive experience advising on private equity transactions, including domestic and cross-border buy-outs, investments, co-investments, fund formation, debt restructuring and related secondary transactions. He supports clients doing business in the U.S. and U.S. businesses expanding into Canada with cross-border transactions and international tax minimization strategies.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association (Tax Law Section)
  • Member, International Fiscal Association and International Fiscal Association Canadian Council

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2005
  • British Columbia, 2002
  • Nova Scotia, 2002
  • BSC, Saint Marys University, 1996
  • Joint LLB/MBA, University of New Brunswick, 2001