Siobhan Goguen

Siobhan A.M. Goguen

Calgary Office - Co-Managing Partner Work+1 (403) 260-3313

Areas of Practice

International Tax Planning
Representation & Litigation
Personal Tax Planning
Corporate Tax Planning

Siobhan Goguen has practiced in all areas of Canadian tax law with an emphasis on cross-border transactions. Prior to studying law, Siobhan obtained a Certified Management Accountant designation and worked in several industries as an accountant. Siobhan was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1998, after clerking with the Alberta Court of Appeal and Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. Siobhan received a Master of Laws (US Taxation) from Southern Methodist University in 2000.

She has been a partner with Felesky Flynn LLP since 2004 and co-managing partner since 2016. Siobhan has written and presented on numerous tax topics for, among others, the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Tax Foundation and the International Fiscal Association, as well as being a sessional instructor of the introductory Canadian income tax law course at the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law.

Professional History

Returned to Felesky Flynn LLP, 2001
Completed articles with Felesky Flynn LLP, 1999
Called to the Alberta bar, 1998
Clerked at the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

Educational History

Master of Laws (LL.M), Southern Methodist University, 2000
Juris Doctor (JD), University of Calgary, 1997
Awarded the William A. McGillivray Gold Medal in Law

Memberships and Associations

Member, Law Society of Alberta
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, Calgary Bar Association
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society

Publications and Presentations

Co-Presenter, “US Tax Reforms Relevant to Canadian MNEs”, IFA 2018 International Tax Conference, May, 2018
Co-Presenter, “Business Aspects of US Tax Reform”, Canadian Tax Foundation, March 2018
Moderator of “US Developments and Implications for Canadian Tax Planning” 2015 IFA International Tax Conference.
Co-Authored, “The OECD BEPs Initiatives: Where Do They Stand, Where Are They Going, and Why Should You Care”, Report of Proceedings of Sixty-Sixth Tax Conference, 2014 Tax Conference (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2015), 26:1-32.
Co-Presenter, “Inbound Investment in a Changing Environment” Tax Executives Inc. 2014 Annual Conference.
Co-Presenter, “Permanent Establishment Update” 2013 IFA International Tax Conference.
Co-Authored, “Cross-border business restructuring”, International Fiscal Association, 2011 Paris Congress.
Member of The Joint Committee on Taxation of The Canadian Bar Association and The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Co-Authored, “Selected Recent Legislative and Administrative Developments in the Foreign Affiliate Regime,” Report of Proceedings of Fifty-Ninth Tax Conference, 2007 Tax Conference (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2008), 19:1-59.
“Foreign Affiliates: An Update on Selected Topics,” 2005 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2005), 5:1-32.