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Mariam Al-Shikarchy
Associate

Speaks: English

Year of Call: 2010 - Ontario

Primary Office: Toronto

Mariam Al-Shikarchy

Mariam is an associate in Gowling WLG's Toronto Tax Group. She maintains a general tax law practice that includes all aspects of domestic and international tax planning, with particular emphasis on domestic and cross-border acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, inbound and outbound investments and executive compensation.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG as an associate, Mariam practised with another major Canadian law firm, where she gained experience in the area of tax law.

She is currently a member of the YWCA's Advocacy Committee in Toronto.

2010

Year of Call, Ontario

2009

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD

2006

University of Western Ontario, MA

2005

Niagara University, BA

Career & Recognition

2010

2010

Year of Call, Ontario

2009

2009

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD

2006

2006

University of Western Ontario, MA

2005

2005

Niagara University, BA

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Mariam is an associate in Gowling WLG's Toronto Tax Group. She maintains a general tax law...

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Canadian taxation of cryptocurrency ... so far

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Article November 14, 2017

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Canadian taxation of cryptocurrency ... so far

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Article November 14, 2017

Budget 2017: No game-changers in holding-pattern budget

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Article March 23, 2017

Proposed replacement of eligible capital property rules by new depreciable property class

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Article August 23, 2016

The Federal Court of Appeal clarifies the de facto control test

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Article June 14, 2016

Federal Budget 2016 — Incremental, not fundamental tax changes

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Article March 23, 2016

Interest deductibility: Recent developments

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Article June 1, 2015

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Mariam Al-Shikarchy

Mariam is an associate in Gowling WLG's Toronto Tax Group. She maintains a general tax law...

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EXTERNAL PUBLICATIONS &
PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • "Cross-Border Employee Stock Option Plans: Canadian Tax Considerations" Tax Notes International, April 2015.
  • "Non-Taxation of Employee Stock Option Benefits: A Justifiable Absurdity?", Canadian Tax Journal (2014) 62:4, 1079-1084.
  • "A Balancing Act: The Interplay between Treaty Tiebreaker Rules and Canadian Tax Law", Canadian Tax Journal (2014) 62:2, 477-99.
  • “Tax Considerations in Structuring, Negotiating and Documenting the Purchase and Sale of a Business” (co-author), Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2014, Toronto, 2014.
  • “Restrictive Covenants and the Assumption of Liabilities in Purchase and Sale Transactions” (co-author), Ontario Tax Conference, Canadian Tax Foundation, Toronto, 2013.
  • The ‘Prohibited Investment' Trap: Registered Plans and New ‘Regulation 5000,' Canadian Bar Association Business & Corporate Bulletin, December 2011
  • Employee Stock Options: New Tax withholding requirements, Canadian Bar Association Business & Corporate Bulletin, June 2011
  • Changes to the Taxation of Stock Options, Canadian Payroll Reporter, December 2010

Client Work

Gowling WLG advises Newell Brands on USD$240-million sale of winter sports business to Kohlberg

Client Work July 17, 2017

Gowling WLG advises DECIEM on The Estée Lauder Companies investment

Client Work June 15, 2017

Gowling WLG advises Newell Brands on USD$1.95-billion sale of tools business to Stanley Black & Decker

Client Work March 10, 2017

Gowling WLG advises Aegerion Pharmaceuticals on QLT merger to form Novelion Therapeutics

Client Work November 29, 2016

Gowling WLG advises MUNDOmedia Ltd. on company buyout

Client Work September 2, 2016

The PIC Group acquired by TRIGO Group

Client Work October 30, 2015
  • Represented Claron Technology Inc. in its $37 million sale to Lexmark International, Inc.
  • Represented Allied Nevada Gold Corp. in the completion of a public offering
  • Represented Elgin Mining Inc. in its acquisition by Mandalay Resources Corporation
  • Represented Hitachi Capital Canada Corp. in the acquisition of CLE Leasing Enterprises Ltd.
  • Trivest Partners, L.P. sells Hazmasters Inc. to WESCO International, Inc.
  • Represented Volta Resources in its sale of all outstanding common shares to B2Gold Corp.
  • Acted for Denison Mines Corp. in its $70 million takeover of Fission Energy Corp

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Mariam Al-Shikarchy

Mariam is an associate in Gowling WLG's Toronto Tax Group. She maintains a general tax law...

Mariam Al-Shikarchy
Featured insights & resources

Canadian taxation of cryptocurrency ... so far

Multiple Authors

Article November 14, 2017

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