Elie advises on all aspects of domestic and international tax planning, corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. He frequently consults on cross-border transactions, structuring non-resident investment into Canada and outbound investment by Canadian multinationals. He also advises taxpayers on tax audit matters and has been highly successful in representing taxpayers in tax litigation proceedings at various court levels.
Elie has advised governments, institutional investors, commodities and securities dealers, hedge funds, private equity funds, banks, insurance companies, pension plans, real estate developers, resource companies, manufacturers, entertainers, registered charities and endowments, Crown corporations and high-net-worth individuals on a wide variety of taxation matters.
Elie is co-author of Canadian Taxation of Trusts, a textbook published by the Canadian Tax Foundation in November 2016. An adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, Elie teaches international tax law and taxation of real estate transactions. He speaks frequently at legal conferences on taxation issues in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.