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Robert H. Lee

Contact Info

Partner

+ 1 (403) 260-6676

rlee@felesky.com

Location

Calgary, Alberta

Robert focuses on corporate and international tax planning, employee and executive compensation, and trust and estate planning. He brings over 10 years of tax law experience and practiced at a national firm in Calgary before joining Felesky Flynn.

Energetic, intelligent and resourceful, Robert offers creative solutions to the challenging and important tax issues his clients face.

Robert has contributed his insights through articles and presentations for the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society and the Canadian Bar Association.

Credentials

  • Called to the Alberta Bar, 2010
  • Juris Doctor, University of Toronto, 2009
  • Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 2005

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, International Fiscal Association Canada
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Yale Alumni Schools Committee

Publications & Presentations

  • “Review and Update on International Outbound Taxation”, Felesky Flynn LLP Tax Series Presentation, May 2019 (co-presented)
  • “Select US Legislative and Case Law Developments”, IFA Canada International Tax Conference, May 2019 (rapporteur)
  • “Evolving US Tax Reform and Financing Transactions”, Felesky Flynn LLP Tax Series Presentation, March 2019 (co-presented)
  • “Tax Planning Is Key to Successful Cross-Border Transactions”, The Business Advisor, December 2018
  • “US Tax Reform – Implications for Canadians and Current Case Update”, Felesky Flynn LLP Tax Series Presentation, April 2018 (co-presented)
  • “Partnership Re-organizations and Recent Developments for Derivative Transactions”, Felesky Flynn LLP Tax Series Presentation, September 2017 (co-presented)
  • “Recent GAAR Developments”, Canadian Bar Association Tax Specialists – South Section, January 23, 2017
  • “Overview of Canadian Corporate International Tax Rules”, CPA Alberta Professional Development Seminar, December 5 and 15, 2016 (co-presented)
  • “Interest Deductibility Update and Refresher”, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society Fall Lecture Series, October 15, 2015
  • “Subsection 74.5(11) and Professional Corporation Shares”, Vol. 14, No. 3, Tax for the Owner-Manager, July 2014
  • “Corporate Tax – Provincial and Federal Update”, Acumen Information Services Corporate Income Tax Update, March 13, 2014 (co-presented)
  • “Death of a Taxpayer: Employee Stock Option Benefits”, Vol. 13, No. 2, Tax for the Owner-Manager, April 2013
  • “Break-fee Receipts: Expanding the Concept of Income”, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, Corporate Finance (Federated Press), 2012 (co-authored)
  • Promutuel Réassurance c. R.: Revisiting the ‘Group of Persons’ Concept”, Vol. XVI, No. 1, Corporate Structures & Groups (Federated Press), 2020 (co-authored) (forthcoming)
  • “Select Tax Considerations Arising Out of COVID-19 – Part II”, Felesky Flynn LLP Tax Series Presentation, April 2020 (co-presented)

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