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Matthew Peters


International Tax Planning, M&A, Reorganization and Corporate Finance Tax Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.6151

Matthew Peters advises clients in various industries, including natural resources, manufacturing, financial services, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and technology, in connection with international tax planning, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, corporate finance, executive and employee compensation and various other tax matters. He has also represented clients before the Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Matthew is a frequent speaker on international and domestic tax matters, and has written and presented papers at conferences and seminars across Canada and the United States. He is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations, Canadian Tax Foundation, New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association and International Fiscal Association.

Select Experience

  • Era Resources Inc. in connection with its going private transaction by way of a statutory plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
  • Ascendant Resources Inc. in connection with its $20 million public offering of units containing common shares and warrants through a syndicate of underwriters led by Eight Capital.
  • Ascendant Resources Inc. in connection with its $19.5 million brokered private placement of subscription receipts through Dundee Capital Partners qualified by prospectus.

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Recent Recognitions

  • 2017, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

    Matthew Peters, Leading Lawyers to Watch - Corporate Mid-Marketing
  • 2016, Best Lawyers in Canada

    Matthew Peters, ranked, Tax Law

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