Darcy Moch is a senior tax partner and served as the co-head of the firm's tax department for close to 20 years. His practice is broad, focusing on domestic and international tax-planning, cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and ﬁnancings transactions. Darcy has extensive experience in advising Canadian and foreign multi-national corporations, private equity funds, public corporations and privately owned businesses. He is also a leader in advising high net worth families on personal tax, succession, estate, trust, philanthropic and corporate planning matters, and on individual residency matters including departure and immigration tax planning.
"Darcy Moch is regarded by clients as 'honest, talented and at the top of his field.' Others note that he is someone who 'identifies key issues quickly and sets out possible resolutions on a timely basis.'"
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"Darcy Moch KC has long-standing experience representing international brands on controversial issues arising from corporate reorganisations. He is valued by peers for his 'superb analytical skills.'"
Darcy frequently speaks on tax-related topics at local, national and international conferences, and has taken on many leadership roles within the tax community throughout his long career, including serving as the Chair of the National Taxation Section of the Canadian Bar Association, the Co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Taxation, through which the Canadian Bar Association and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada interact with senior governmental officials in connection with current and proposed tax legislation, a governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation and a director and president of the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society.
He is involved in a variety of community organizations and served for many years as a director and chair of the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation.
Darcy is continuously recognized as a leading tax lawyer in a number of national and international publications, including the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Who's Who Legal, Canada's Best Lawyers, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the areas of Corporate Tax and Estate & Personal Tax Planning, Chambers Canada in the areas of Corporate Tax Law, Chambers High Net Worth Guide in the area of Private Wealth Law, Chambers Global The World's Leading Lawyers for Business and World Tax.