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Angelo Discepola is an associate in our Tax Group in Montréal. His practice focuses on domestic and international corporate income tax planning and tax disputes. He has acted for clients before the Cour du Québec and Court of Appeal (Québec).

Mr. Discepola received a Licentiate in Law (LLL) from the University of Ottawa in 2011 (magna cum laude) where he received the Gaston Descôteaux prize for highest standing in general labour law. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and of the Young Bar Association of Montréal. He is also member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Association de planification fiscale et financière. Mr. Discepola was called to the Québec Bar in 2012.

Recent publications:

  • "Subsection 88(3): A policy shift?" (November 29, 2013) McCarthy Tétrault International Tax Newsletter (Taxnet Pro’s Corporate Tax Center)
  • "Federal Court of Appeal Upholds Denial of Deduction for Foreign Tax Under Tower Structure" – FLSmidth v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 5118 (FCA) (November 28, 2013) 2177 Tax Topics (CCH – Focus on Current Cases)
  • "Deliberate Tax Planning Is Not the same as Abusive Tax Avoidance" - Gwartz v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1122 (TCC) (August 29, 2013) 2164 Tax Topics (CCH – Focus on Current Cases)
  • "Department of Finance Introduces New Foreign Affiliate Dumping Rules" (January 11, 2013) – McCarthy Tétrault Mining Prospects Blog

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