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Emma Weiss


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Emma advises clients on complex tax implications associated with a broad range of transactions. Her experience spans the areas of tax law, corporate finance, and securities and corporate law. Emma works with clients across a variety of industries, including life sciences.


While earning her JD, Emma served as a student advisor at The Hatchery, the University of Toronto Engineering’s start-up incubator, where she advised new companies on legal and business issues. While working as a research assistant on a Genome Canada project and through her involvement with the Structural Genomics Consortium, Emma conducted research on IP policy and pharmaceutical regulation.


Before law school, Emma worked in marketing at a global biopharmaceutical company.



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Draft legislation released on June 10, 2024, which concerns the implementation of Canada’s 2024 federal budget, does not extend capital gains tax relief to corporations, and it subjects private and public stock options to a higher tax rate.

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