Partner announcement

Torys announces new partner Richard Johnson

February 7, 2017

Richard Johnson’s practice focuses on corporate taxation, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and other reorganizations; debt and equity offerings; and transactions involving alternative energy (including wind, solar and hydro). Richard has extensive experience in the areas of sales and use tax, goods and services tax and harmonized sales tax; his experience includes advising on the formation of an offshore managed account platform, involving significant GST/HST analysis and advising a number of charities and not-for-profit organizations on the income tax and GST/HST aspects of their activities. Richard was also involved in the conversion to corporate form of former “income funds”, specifically BFI Canada Income Fund, PDM Income Fund, HOMEQ Income Fund, and Village Farms Income Fund.

Congratulations to our new partner Richard Johnson.

Torys LLP

Torys is a respected international business law firm with a reputation for quality, innovation and teamwork. Our experience, our collaborative practice style, and the insight and imagination we bring to our work have made us our clients’ choice for their largest and most complex transactions as well as for general matters in which strategic advice is key.

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Richard W. Johnson

Torys LLP

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University of Western Ontario

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