Carl Deeprose

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Carl Deeprose

Carl Deeprose


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Carl Deeprose is a tax lawyer. He carries on a broad tax law practice, including corporate and international tax planning, cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate reorganizations.

Prior to joining us, Carl practised in the tax group of an international law firm and articled at a tax law boutique affiliated with a global accounting firm. Carl has completed the Canadian Bar Association's Tax Law for Lawyers program and CPA Canada's In-Depth Tax Course.

Professional experience

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J.D., Queen's University, 2015
B.A. (Hons.), McGill University, 2011
  • Ontario 2016

Mr. Deeprose has recently acted for:

  • NordStar Capital LP on its take-private acquisition of TSX-listed Canadian print and digital media organization Torstar Corporation
  • TELUS Corporation, on its $1.495 billion public offering of 3.75 million common shares
  • Parmalat, on its proposed acquisition of Kraft Canada's natural cheese division for $1.6 billion
  • As international counsel, Energizer Holdings Inc. in its US$2 billion acquisition of Spectrum Brands' battery business and its US$1.1 billion acquisition of Spectrum Brands' auto care business
  • Natixis Investment Managers, on its long-term strategic partnership with Fiera Capital Corporation, pursuant to which Natixis acquired 10.68 million Class A subordinate voting shares of Fiera Capital for a total consideration of $128 million
  • Bank of Nova Scotia, on its issuance of its US$20 billion euro medium-term note program
  • Green Growth Brands Inc., on its all-equity cross-border combination with MXY LLC Holdings for consideration of US$310 million
  • "Non-Resident Employees: Withhold on Worldwide Income?" Canadian Tax Focus, online, 2019.
  • "Tax competition is Coming – Review of the Federal Fall Economic Update," Deal Law Wire, online, 2018.
  • "Tea, Maple Syrup, and Taxes" (co-author),  STEP Journal, online, 2017.
  • "Leaving Canada's New High-Tax-Rate Regime: Considerations, Tips, and Traps" (co-author), Report of the Proceedings of the Sixty-Eighth Tax Conference, Conference Report (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2017), 32:1-24, 2016.
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canada Tax Foundation
  • English
  • French


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