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Casey Richardson-Scott

Casey Richardson-Scott
Casey Richardson-Scott (she, her, hers) Partner | Toronto
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Recent representative matters include advising:

  • Transamerica/Aegon on the C$600-million sale of its business in Canada to Wilton Re/CPPIB

  • CIT Financial on the sale of substantially all of its Canadian operations to Laurentian Bank for over C$1-billion

  • Just Eat PLC, the world's leading online takeaway order company, on its acquisition of SkipTheDishes Restaurant Services

  • Sprott Resource Corp. in connection with its business combination by way of plan of arrangement with Adriana Resources Inc.

  • RR Donnelley on the restructuring of its Canadian business in preparation for the spin-offs of its publishing and retail-centric print services and office products business and financial communications and data service business

  • Open Text Corporation on its acquisition of Dell EMC's Enterprise Content Division

  • Gauge Capital on its acquisition of eDynamic Learning

  • The underwriters in connection with numerous offerings by Canadian issuers of high-yield notes (including offerings by DHX Media, Brookfield Residential Properties, MEG Energy Corp., Valeant Pharmaceuticals, and Teck Resources)

  • The underwriters in connection with various equity offerings (including offerings by Shopfiy Inc. and Primero Mining Corp.)

  • CIT Group Securities (Canada) Inc. on its successful appeal to the Tax Court of Canada: CIT Group Securities (Canada) Inc. v. The Queen, 2016 TCC 163

Awards & Recognition

Casey is recognized in the following publications:

  • Euromoney's Rising Stars Expert Guide 2022 (Tax)

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada 2022 (Tax Law)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2021 (Tax)

Professional Activities

Casey is a past member of the executive of the Tax Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association. She is currently a member of the International Fiscal Association, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association.


Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2012
JD (Silver Medallist), University of Western Ontario – 2011
BA (First Class Hon.), Dalhousie University – 2007

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