Connect with Gowling WLG at CoMotion 22 in Los Angeles Consulate General of Canada Dinner

Japanese American National Museum, 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA

15 November 2022

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What is the future of mobility? As governments around the world place unprecedented focus on cities, zero-emission technologies, sustainable transportation, and transit systems, revolutionary possibilities for both the public and private sectors continue to emerge.

Gowling WLG is at the forefront of these exhilarating changes, offering clients a dedicated international, cross-practice team of lawyers who are passionate about all things automotive, infrastructure, renewable energy, hydrogen and clean tech. We accompany numerous U.S. clients with their expansion into Canada and are recognized by Chambers for our expertise in technology, infrastructure, intellectual property, automotive, construction & engineering, energy, financial Institutions & services, food & beverage, life sciences, natural resources, real estate and retail. Like you, we're used to challenging conventional thinking and providing innovative strategies to help overcome the hurdles of tomorrow.

Meet our team

Members of our team look forward to connecting with you in person at the Consulate General of Canada Dinner as part of CoMotion 22 and learning more about your projects, opportunities and the legal risks you face on the road to success.

Canada CoMotion VIP dinner

On November 15, join Gowling WLG partner Laura Gheorghiu as she explores Canadian tax opportunities for U.S. investors into Canada as part of CoMotion’s exclusive VIP dinner event.

Laura is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Montréal office and member of the firm’s national Tax Practice Group. Laura's practice focuses on M&A, cross-border investment structures, corporate reorganizations, and national and multinational private equity funds. She also has significant experience in the taxation of new technologies — in particular, of providers of e-business and blockchain technology solutions.

A comprehensive guide to doing business in Canada

As one of Canada's leading business law, advocacy and intellectual property law firms, Gowling WLG understands the challenges of establishing and conducting business in this country. Explore our Doing Business in Canada guide for more information on our comprehensive legal service offering.

Guide to Doing Business in Canada

Top 5 things to consider when expanding into Canada

  • Consider when you should use a subsidiary versus a branch office
  • Lead with protecting your most valuable asset (is it your IP, your people?)
  • Consider the Canadian-resident and control requirements for certain enhanced tax credits
  • Review your privacy policy for compliance with new Canadian rules
  • Consider the effectiveness of your structure from a tax perspective

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