Eric recently joined DMCL as a Principal in our Tax group. He received his law degree from Florida State University College of Law and has been practising US tax for over 17 years, including five years working for a tax boutique law firm in Miami, Florida and over twelve years working in the Big 4. Eric has advised a wide variety of clients ranging from large multi-national corporations to owner managed businesses. He has worked with clients in a wide spectrum of industries, including technology, mining, entertainment, real estate, and retail.
Eric specializes in US corporate and US cross border tax matters and has extensive experience advising both Canadian and US clients. He regularly advises clients on matters such as: assessing US federal permanent establishment exposure; assessing state tax nexus exposure for corporate income tax and sales and use tax purposes; structuring Canadian client’s investments in the US, including developing cash repatriation strategies; mergers and acquisitions, including acquisitions by Canadian taxpayers of US targets; cross border financings into the US; US federal tax compliance, including Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) issues; state tax compliance; dealing with the US Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) issues; and dealing with Controlled Foreign Corporation (CFC) and Passive Foreign Investment Company (PFIC) rules.