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Robert  Raizenne

Robert Raizenne

Partner, Taxation


Contact Information

rraizenne@osler.com

tel: 514.904.5626

Office

Montréal

Bar Admission

Québec, 1981

Ontario, 1997

Education
  • McGill University, B.C.L.
  • University of Toronto, M.A.
  • Concordia University, B.A.
Language(s)
English, French

Robert has extensive experience in a wide variety of transactions and tax planning matters, including cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, corporate finance, international tax and trusts. He is also an experienced tax litigator. Robert is an adjunct professor of tax law at McGill University's Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, and a sought-after speaker and writer on tax topics. He has spoken frequently at the Canadian Tax Foundation’s Annual Conference, the Annual Conference of the Canadian Branch of the International Fiscal Association and many other professional venues.

    • Homburg Canada Real Estate Investment in connection with its $160 million initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Chambers

  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers, 2014: Tax

Lexpert

  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2014-2018: Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2014-2018: Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2016-2018: Repeatedly Recommended, Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate Litigation.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2016-2018: Repeatedly Recommended, Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate & Tax Planning.
  • The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, 2017: Corporate Tax.
  • Lexpert Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Corporate Lawyers, 2014.

Who’s Who Legal

  • Who’s Who Legal, 2017: Corporate Tax.
  • Who’s Who Legal, 2015: Corporate Tax.

Best Lawyers

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2015-2019: Tax Law.
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2015-2019: Trusts and Estates.

Expert Guides

  • Expert Guides: The Legal Media Group Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers, 2018: Tax.
  • Expert Guides: The Legal Media Group Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers, 2012: Tax Advisers.

The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers

  • The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, 2011: Corporate Tax.

  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Canadian Association of Law Teachers
  • Association de planification fiscale et financière
  • American Bar Association