Christopher Steeves is the Leader of Fasken Martineau's Tax practice group. Christopher has extensive experience in corporate restructurings and acquisitions involving Canadian businesses. He advises clients on the income tax aspects of complex domestic and cross-border financings, and financial instruments including derivatives, securities lending and collective investment funds. Christopher also has expertise with respect to transfer pricing and the successful resolution of disputes with Canadian tax authorities.
Christopher provides sophisticated tax advice in a practical manner. He often works with his clients and their advisors outside Canada to develop innovative, tax-efficient means of accomplishing cross-border business objectives.
Christopher regularly speaks at industry conferences and seminars. He has been an instructor for the Canadian Bar Association's course Tax Law for Lawyers, "Cross-Border Tax Issues" since 2006, and taught a course on "Transfer Pricing" for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. He is also a former instructor of the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor (1999-2003).