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Alix Lapkovsky in an article on Artificial Intelligence.

Alix Lapkovsky, associate at Richter, was quoted in an article on how artificial intelligence (AI) can help tax and law professionals concentrate on added value projects. Read the article on the Blue J Legal website.

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Greg Moore in Report on Business.

Our Greg Moore was featured in the latest issue of Report on Business. Greg shared his insights on the value a family office brings to families looking to transition their legacies and wealth across generations. Read the full article in Report on Business.

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Deadline to disclose nominee agreements extended.

On May 17, 2019, Finances Québec announced measures expanding the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) disclosure rules and penalties to aggressive tax planning involving shams. These measures include a requirement to disclose the use of nominees, such as prête-noms. This is not an annual filing requirement. It is sufficient that one of the parties to the […]

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When consulting firms double as wealth management advisors.

Mindy Mayman, Richter Family Office Partner, was quoted in an article in the French-language newspaper Les Affaires.

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Richter advises McRae Integration in acquisition by VINCI Energies.

Richter Advisory Group Inc. is pleased to have assisted McRae Integration Ltd. (“McRae”), in its sale to Actemium, the VINCI Energies brand which is dedicated to industrial processes. 

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Firm seeks tech-savvy CPA.

Tanya Greenidge, Human Resources Partner at Richter, was quoted in an article in the French-language newspaper Les Affaires. Accounting firms are in the midst of a transformation, one that is changing their hiring criteria. “Applicants must demonstrate solid expertise in technology,” explained Tanya Greenidge, Human Resources Partner at Richter. “Tomorrow’s accountants will develop statistical models using state-of-the-art […]

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Richter advises NutraBlend Foods in the sale of its North American operations.

Richter Advisory Group Inc. is pleased to have assisted NutraBlend Foods Inc. and NutraBlend Foods, LLC (collectively “Nutrablend”), each a subsidiary of the Grober Group, in the sale of substantially all of its operations to an affiliate of Blendtek Fine Ingredients Inc. 

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Women and real estate: the battle is not yet won.

Written by Charles-Étienne Carrier and published in Premières en affaires. Real estate covers a broad spectrum of professions, and women are gradually making themselves heard in this traditionally male-dominated sector. From construction and investment funds to communications and management, women are carving our their place, but the battle is far from over. So what remains […]

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Expanding the Toronto office.

The Richter team has moved to accommodate its growth The Richter team is proud to announce its move to accommodate the expansion and growing needs of its Toronto office. The new office space will take over most of the 35th floor of Brookfield Place, at 181 Bay St. “Since Richter opened its doors in Toronto […]

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Alix Lapkovsky in an article on Artificial Intelligence.

Alix Lapkovsky, associate at Richter, was quoted in an article on how artificial intelligence (AI) can help tax and law professionals concentrate on added value projects. Read the article on the Blue J Legal website.

Click to read more.

Greg Moore in Report on Business.

Our Greg Moore was featured in the latest issue of Report on Business. Greg shared his insights on the value a family office brings to families looking to transition their legacies and wealth across generations. Read the full article in Report on Business.

Click to read more.

Deadline to disclose nominee agreements extended.

On May 17, 2019, Finances Québec announced measures expanding the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) disclosure rules and penalties to aggressive tax planning involving shams. These measures include a requirement to disclose the use of nominees, such as prête-noms. This is not an annual filing requirement. It is sufficient that one of the parties to the […]

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When consulting firms double as wealth management advisors.

Mindy Mayman, Richter Family Office Partner, was quoted in an article in the French-language newspaper Les Affaires.

Click to read more.

Richter advises McRae Integration in acquisition by VINCI Energies.

Richter Advisory Group Inc. is pleased to have assisted McRae Integration Ltd. (“McRae”), in its sale to Actemium, the VINCI Energies brand which is dedicated to industrial processes. 

Click to read more.

Firm seeks tech-savvy CPA.

Tanya Greenidge, Human Resources Partner at Richter, was quoted in an article in the French-language newspaper Les Affaires. Accounting firms are in the midst of a transformation, one that is changing their hiring criteria. “Applicants must demonstrate solid expertise in technology,” explained Tanya Greenidge, Human Resources Partner at Richter. “Tomorrow’s accountants will develop statistical models using state-of-the-art […]

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Richter advises NutraBlend Foods in the sale of its North American operations.

Richter Advisory Group Inc. is pleased to have assisted NutraBlend Foods Inc. and NutraBlend Foods, LLC (collectively “Nutrablend”), each a subsidiary of the Grober Group, in the sale of substantially all of its operations to an affiliate of Blendtek Fine Ingredients Inc. 

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Women and real estate: the battle is not yet won.

Written by Charles-Étienne Carrier and published in Premières en affaires. Real estate covers a broad spectrum of professions, and women are gradually making themselves heard in this traditionally male-dominated sector. From construction and investment funds to communications and management, women are carving our their place, but the battle is far from over. So what remains […]

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Expanding the Toronto office.

The Richter team has moved to accommodate its growth The Richter team is proud to announce its move to accommodate the expansion and growing needs of its Toronto office. The new office space will take over most of the 35th floor of Brookfield Place, at 181 Bay St. “Since Richter opened its doors in Toronto […]

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Continuity Planning: A Trusted Advisor Is Key.

Twenty years ago, our vision was to create a truly independent and objective wealth advisory model for families seeking an integrated approach to wealth and legacy planning. Today, as one of Canada’s oldest and largest fully-independent multi-family offices, Richter Family Office (RFO) has a reputation for providing our families with unique access to best-in-class investment […]

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Richter Family Office VP Greg Moore is firm’s first designated Family Enterprise Advisor.

Congratulations to Richter Family Office (RFO) Vice President Greg Moore on attaining the FAMILY ENTERPRISE ADVISORTM (FEA) designation. Not only is Greg a most trusted and coveted advisor for business families, but he is also the first individual at the firm to go through this rigorous process to obtain this professional designation. The FEA program […]

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The Landlord’s Plight: The Financially-Troubled Tenant.

It is inevitable that landlords will, at some point in time (and in many cases quite often), encounter commercial tenants who are unable to pay their rent. The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the situations a landlord can be faced with; an overview of the landlord’s rights as related to […]

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Richter Among Canada’s Top SME Employers.

Richter has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for the third time in six years. First published in 2014, this annual competition led by The Globe and Mail recognizes SMEs “that offer the nation’s best workplaces and forward-thinking human resources policies”.[1] “We are delighted to be recognized as one of […]

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Richter named a Top Employer.

Richter has once again been recognized as one of Montréal’s Top Employers! This annual competition – first published in 2006 – seeks to recognize employers in the Greater Montreal area that “lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work”.[1] This is the 10th time Richter has made the list. “We continue to focus on […]

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Welcoming Richter’s Newest Partners.

On behalf of the partnership and the entire Richter team, we are excited to announce two new partners will be joining Richter’s leadership effective immediately. These two people are both compassionate individuals, with a great depth of experience in their chosen fields and great dedication to those with whom they work. Known for their dedication […]

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Reminder: ITR restrictions for large businesses and others to be phased out.

Most of the time, our articles on taxation deal with topics or new developments that translate into either additional costs for real property owners and/or their tenants, or new tax compliance obligations, which translate into…additional costs as well. Therefore, it gives us great pleasure to announce today some good news: a reduction in the cost […]

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Professional Achievements 2018.

On November 30th we recognized almost 100 of our team members at Richter’s annual Professional Achievement Celebration. This event celebrated Richter team members who attained a new professional designation in 2018. Celebrations took place in Montreal and Toronto, and recognized individuals for passing their CFE, receiving CPA hours, or attaining various other designations – from […]

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Art of the Deal: Purchaser’s considerations and planning for the acquisition of a mixed-use commercial and residential property.

By: Peng Du, CPA, CA, Vice President, Tax, Richter and Martin Gilbert, LL.B, Vice President, Tax Business Matter Contributor: Harvey Sands, CPA, CA, ICD, Consultant The benefits of navigating the tax maze Context: Many real property transactions are often much more complex than initially anticipated. While some people may only see a standard transfer of […]

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Taxation of tenant inducement payments; recent jurisprudence.

Pay attention to tenant inducement payments (TIPs) COURT OF QUEBEC RULES THAT A TIP IS NOT A CURRENT EXPENSE AND IS THEREFORE NOT DEDUCTIBLE FROM INCOME IN MOTTER V. AGENCE DU REVENU DU QUÉBEC By: Nina Vu, LL.B, Associate, Tax, Richter LLP Vincent De Angelis, CPA Auditor, CA, Partner, Richter LLP Harvey Sands, CPA, CA, […]

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Mark data like bank notes to flush out cybercrime.

By Bertrand Milot Original, as it appears on Finance et Investissement – https://www.finance-investissement.com/   In films, gangsters are regularly caught because the stolen bank notes were marked. Well, you could do the same thing with your data. In one of my columns a few months ago, I addressed the possibility of our data or our identity […]

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Richter strolls once again with Stroll for Kids.

Once again, Richter is proud to be the platinum sponsor of Stroll for Kids, the annual walk-and-stroll event co-chaired by Richter partner Alana Geller. Stroll for Kids (SFK) is a family event supporting the Just for Kids Foundation (JFK) and the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH). The event aims to raise funds to purchase life-saving medical […]

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Cameco Trial: Opening Remarks Raise Fundamental Issues In $2.2B Case That Could Transform Transfer Pricing.

Tax Management Transfer Pricing Report, Vol. 25, 12/08/2016. Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Bloomberg By: David Hogan and Andre Oliveira Article featured in Tax Management Transfer Pricing Report, Vol. 25 12/08/2016. Copyright 2016 by the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Bloomberg Cameco Corp.’s transfer pricing dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency went to trial in early October. The […]

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Art of the Deal: Contaminated Lands and Components in Real Estate Deals.

Buy-side Due diligence; who is on the hook for the cost of clean-up? By Harvey Sands, CPA, CA, ICD.D, Richter Real Estate Advisory and Me Mali Leclair-Vance, LL.B., Richter Taxation  Richter LLP With special contribution on legal matters by Donna Shier, Robert Woon, and Serin Remedios of Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP Toxic environments can […]

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ART of the Leasing Deal – Understanding New and Important Implications for Major Tenants.

Audrey Mercier, CPA, CA, CFE, CFF Vice-President, Audit Harvey Sands, CPA, CA, ICD.D Partner, Audit As originally appearing in Espace Montreal, volume 26. The International Accounting Standard Board (“IASB”) and the Financial Accounting Standard Board (“FASB”) have jointly issued a new accounting standard for leases. This new standard will be applicable to all public companies […]

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The new passive income tax regime and its impact on real estate investments: Simplicity and certainty at last.

By: Sarah Benammar & Vincent De Angelis Original, as it appears on Espace Montréal magazine – Vol. 27 Income tax is a cost of doing business and that cost carries over into the business of real estate ownership and operations. In July 2017, in the depths of the summer, the Federal Department of Finance (“Finance”) […]

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Richter VP Bertrand Milot is Montreal’s First Certified Blockchain Professional.

The Richter team would like to recognize and congratulate Bertrand Milot on attaining his most recent professional designation: Certified Blockchain Professional, C|BP. Not only is Bertrand a leading advisor in cybersecurity and Blockchain technology, he is the first individual in the Montreal area to obtain this designation. This certification is offered by the Institute of […]

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Quebec’s approach to the challenges of the sharing economy and companies like Airbnb.

In short, the sharing economy is a socio-economic model in which goods, services and knowledge are shared or exchanged between individuals.

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IRS Highlights Non-Compliance of Midmarket Firms.

In March 2017, the IRS’s Large Business and International Division rolled out 13 campaigns that Canadian midmarket business owners should be made aware of.

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Risk VPs appointed to Presidencies.

On behalf of our entire Richter team we would like to extend sincere congratulations to our Risk Vice Presidents Asif Mohammed and Bertrand Milot for their recent appointments to two very highly-regarded professional associations in Toronto and Montreal, respectively. After serving as its VP, Asif has been appointed President of the ISACA Toronto Chapter at […]

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Richter launches new partnership with the World Trade Centre Toronto.

Helping Canadian businesses expand globally Richter is pleased to embark on an exciting new partnership with the World Trade Centre Toronto (WTC-T), supporting its Market Activation Program (MAP). With this partnership, Richter will lend its expertise to business owners and entrepreneurs in the Greater Toronto Area that are leveraging WTC-T’s resources and reach to develop […]

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Heartbleed Bug.

Partner Raymond Vankrimpen, cybersecurity expert, weighs in on the Heartbleed Bug… Raymond Vankrimpen, a Partner at Richter and cybersecurity expert, has provided expert commentary through a variety of media sources on the now infamous Heartbleed Bug. According to Ray, the vulnerability is so critical due to “how widespread it is, the relative ease of exploitation, […]

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Action Canada-France.

“Allégations de fraude : faites vite, les 48 premières heures sont cruciales!” An article by Guy St-Georges appeared in the February 2015 issue of Action Canada-France magazine, the official publication of the French Chamber of Commerce in Canada. In his article entitled “Allégations de fraude : faites vite, les 48 premières heures sont cruciales!”, Guy […]

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Action Canada-France.

“Les entrepreneurs et le mécénat : une alliance qui vaut de l’or!” An article by Sophie Caudiu appeared in the January 2015 issue of Action Canada-France magazine, the official publication of the French Chamber of Commerce in Canada. In her article entitled “Les entrepreneurs et le mécénat : une alliance qui vaut de l’or!”, Sophie […]

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The Art in a Deal: Marrying Social Entrepreneurship and Social Impact Real Estate Development.

By: Stéphanie Lincourt, CPA, CA, Senior Manager, Audit, Richter Business Matter contributor: Harvey Sands, CPA, CA, Consultant, Richter Social entrepreneurship is often thought of as a nonprofit undertaking but more and more entrepreneurs in Montréal are becoming interested in profitable development and business ventures which are inclusive of the environment and the community. These entrepreneurs […]

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Good Governance: Just a catch-phrase?.

October, 2016 Originally published in Canadian Gaming Business Magazine Some people refer to it as corporate governance, others just call it governance, and some simply refer to it as a pain in the @$$!, but regardless of the name, one thing is certain: good governance is a crucial element for any business, and the gaming industry […]

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What’s critical to succeeding in our changing retail landscape.

By Mirella Pisciuneri, CPA, CA and Katherine Forbes, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois) *Mirella and Katherine were guest contributors to McCarthy Tétrault’s Consumer & Retail Advisor blog. The original of this article appeared on the Consumer & Retail Advisor blog in July, 2016. Roughly one decade ago, there was much speculation as to how Canadian retail […]

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Cameco Trial: Opening Remarks Raise Fundamental Issues In $2.2B Case That Could Transform Transfer Pricing.

By: David Hogan and Andre Oliveira Article featured in Tax Management Transfer Pricing Report, Vol. 25 12/08/2016. Copyright 2016 by the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Bloomberg Cameco Corp.’s transfer pricing dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency went to trial in early October. The central issue is whether a Swiss subsidiary used by the Canadian parent as an […]

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And the winner is….

‘Awards like this are certainly humbling to receive but we’re grateful as they reflect the consistent hard work of our team’ TORONTO, ON – On behalf of all our partners and professionals, Richter is pleased to share that our Canadian Restructuring team has received top recognition in the “Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year $50MM to […]

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The Evolving Family Office Landscape.

By: Greg Moore, CFA As originally appearing at Introduction Capital’s 7th Canadian Alternative Investment forum, dated April, 2017. The term “Family Office” has become almost ubiquitous in the Canadian financial services industry over the last few years – this within a country that is still relatively young in the context of multi-generational wealth transfer. As […]

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CREW M, an Industry Force to be Reckoned with.

By: Stéphanie Lincourt, CPA auditor, CA, Partner, Richter President of CREW M The glass ceiling might be starting to crack in the real estate sector. CREW M, the Greater Montréal Area chapter of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network, is making its presence known in commercial real estate. Created by Élise Gauvreau and Corinne Li, […]

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The Precedent-Setting Cameco Case: Concluding Remarks on Trial Show Fierce Battle on Key Tax and Transfer Pricing Issues.

By: David Hogan and Andre Oliveira Reproduced with permission from Tax Management International Journal, 47 TM International Journal 189, 3/9/18 – 2018 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com Even before the decision is revealed, one fact is abundantly clear in the Cameco case: this $2.2 billion dispute will shake, and possibly reshape, Canada’s tax and transfer […]

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Highlighting Innovation: Richter launches the very first Richter AInnovation Contest!.

The Richter AInnovation Contest was launched as a platform to mobilize the internal audit profession and act as an initiator of change in the market.

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Marie-Claude Frigon, Committee member for Montréal’s new Plan Commerce.

Richter partner Marie-Claude Frigon has been selected as one of the 17 members of the Advisory Committee for the City of Montreal’s new Plan Commerce. Marie-Claude, along with other civic leaders, will help develop recommendations to ensure a bright future for Montréal’s business sector, and community. Her expertise will contribute to four major themes, focusing […]

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Top honours for Richter!.

Richter has once again made the list of Montréal’s Top Employers! This annual competition – first published in 2006 – seeks to recognize employers in the Greater Montreal area that “lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work”.[1] This is the 9th time Richter has made the list since 2008. “Our firm was founded […]

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Professional Achievements 2017.

Congratulations to our team members! Richter is proud to celebrate the academic achievements of our team members. Whether it is for passing the Common Final Exam or for having obtained another professional designation within the last year, we are pleased to congratulate each and every one of them. We would like to acknowledge the hard […]

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Richter scores new partnership with Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs.

Richter is pleased to embark on an exciting partnership with the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs. As a proud partner of two of Canada’s biggest franchises, Richter is thrilled to be collaborating with both teams, and will have significant presence during games in the Bell Centre in Montreal and the Air Canada Centre […]

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Richter Family Office Expansion Includes New Toronto Office.

Ultra-high net worth families are increasingly turning to independent wealth managers To better serve ultra-high net worth families, Richter Family Office (RFO) is pleased to be expanding its services and formally opening an office in Toronto. As an increasing number of baby boomers are facing retirement, they are seeking independent wealth management advisors to help […]

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Richter: A Leader in Cybersecurity.

With cyber threats posing an unprecedented risk to companies, Richter is proudly expanding and shoring up its cybersecurity service offering. The Risk, Performance and Technology Advisory Services team is pleased to welcome Bertrand Milot, renowned cybersecurity expert, to the role of Senior Manager. Bertrand has nearly 20 years of experience in cybersecurity as well as information […]

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