Lawyer Profile Detail
Université de Montréal
Frédéric Harvey is a senior partner in our Tax Group in Montréal.
With expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, international taxation and corporate reorganizations, Mr. Harvey provides our client base with strategic tax advice on complex business transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions both cross-border and domestic and exchangeable share transactions representing foreign acquirers or Canadian targets. He has also advised on structuring foreign investments in Canada and in structuring renewable energy projects.
Mr. Harvey also acts as the firm’s Tax Group liaison for the Québec region.
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory ranks Mr. Harvey as a leading lawyer in corporate tax. He is also rated by Martindale-Hubbell and he is noted for his mergers and acquisitions work in the International Tax Review Guide, World Tax 2009. Mr. Harvey is placed as a leading tax lawyer in both Chambers Global: Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers and the Best Lawyers in Canada latest repertories.
Mr. Harvey completed his law degree at Université de Montréal in 1986 and his Masters in taxation at Université de Sherbrooke in 1989.
He was called to the Québec bar in 1987.
The Proposed Income Fund-to-Corporation Tax Conversion Rules
The Proposed Income Fund-to-Corporation Conversion Rules
2008 Federal Budget Commentary
The Fifth Protocol to the Canada-US Tax Convention (1980) - Relief comes at a Cost
Minister of Finance Provides Guidance on “Normal Growth” for Income Trusts and Other Flow-Through Entities
Transactions & Cases
Fiera Capital announces closing of C$105 million private placements of subscription receipts
Rio Tinto completes US$600 million short term credit facility to Turquoise Hill
Bell Media completes C$3.2 billion acquisition of Astral Media
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec completes US$500 million investment in 13 operating wind farms
Gaz Métro sells its stake in HydroSolution to a Groupe Confort subsidiary for C$45.5 million
Oxford Properties completes C$232 million purchase of LaCité residential complex
Fiera Capital Corporation acquires Natcan Investments Management Inc. from National Bank of Canada
Noverco Inc. completes secondary offering
Rio Tinto PLC completes C$650 acquisition of Hathor Exploration
Major Drilling Group International Inc. acquires Bradley Group Limited and closes enhanced credit facilities