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Dan Jankovic

V. Daniel Jankovic
V. Daniel Jankovic Partner | Calgary
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Examples of recent significant transactions include:

  • Sale by TransCanada of its 62% interest in five wind farms to Innergex for C$620-million

  • Sale by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan of equity interest in GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. to IFM Investors (an Australian investment management company) and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

  • Trinidad Drilling Ltd. on its C$505-million acquisition of CanElson Drilling Inc.

  • Cenovus Energy Inc. on its C$17.7-billion acquisition of assets from ConocoPhillips

  • Successful settlement with the Canada Revenue Agency after filing a judicial review application for Imperial Oil Limited

  • Suncor Energy Inc. in connection with the C$1.13-billion sale of its Petro-Canada lubricants division to HollyFrontier Corporation

  • Agrium Inc. in connection with a series of acquisitions related to its retail agriculture and fertilizer businesses in Alberta and Saskatchewan

  • Solium Capital Inc. in its acquisition of Capshare’s cloud/web-based equity management platform assets

Professional Activities

Dan regularly presents and writes on domestic and international income tax issues. He has given presentations at Canadian Tax Foundation and International Fiscal Association (Canada Chapter) conferences and at Tax Executives Institute and Canadian Bar Association tax meetings. He has written for various publications, including Corporate Structures and Groups, Tax Litigation, International Tax Review and CCH. He is one of the Canadian contributors to the Bloomberg BNA Global Tax Guide and to the Canada Chapter in Tax Planning for International Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Restructurings, published by Wolters Kluwer.

Dan is an active member of the Tax and Economic Affairs Committee of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Tax Foundation, International Fiscal Association, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, Law Society of Alberta, Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association, and Calgary Bar Association. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society.

Dan occasionally lectures at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.

  • Co-author: Canada: Application and Interpretation of the Principal Purpose Test
    International Tax Review, February 2018.
Professional Appearances
  • Co-presenter: Negotiating Tax Settlements
    Canadian Tax Foundation, Preventing, Navigating & Resolving Tax Disputes Conference, Montréal, Quebec, May 24-25, 2018.
  • Co-presenter: International Tax Issues for Partnerships
    International Fiscal Association (Canada Branch), 2018 Conference, Calgary, Alberta, May 15-16, 2018.
  • Presenter: Top 10 Tax Planning & Litigation Points
    Tax Executives Institute, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, March 14, 2018.
  • Co-presenter: Cash Pooling Arrangements
    Canadian Petroleum Tax Society Fall Lecture Series, Calgary, Alberta, November 9, 2017.
  • Presenter: Tax Considerations in Securities Transactions
    Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Securities Section, Calgary, Alberta, October 18, 2017.
  • Co-presenter: Planning Your Commercial Transaction in Anticipation of a Tax Dispute
    Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, Calgary, Alberta, June 2017.
Admitted to the Alberta Bar - 2009
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2009
LL.B/B.C.L. (with Distinction), McGill University - 2008
M.A., McGill University - 2004
B.A. (S.F. Glass Gold Medal), University of Western Ontario - 2002
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