Eric Koh is a senior associate in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and a member of the Tax group.
Eric has worked in several areas of tax law including tax planning for the owner/manager, the structuring of cross border investments, trust planning and estate freezes, transfer pricing, corporate restructurings, withholding tax, the determination of residency, analysis of tax treaties, excise tax, and charities and not for profits. In addition, Eric has advised and represented clients in tax disputes at various stages with Canada Revenue Agency and drafted notices of objection and appeal to the Tax Court of Canada.
Eric has a working knowledge of financial instruments, capital markets and economics, and has published several articles on a range of tax issues and has been invited to speak at seminars.
Prior to his legal career, Eric worked as a financial auditor, risk management and accounting policy implementation specialist in the financial services industry in the United States, Canada and Singapore. Eric helped clients comply with financial accounting rules, evaluated the financial statement and operational impact of accounting rules relating to derivatives and other complex financial instruments and developed business process improvements. As a risk management specialist, Eric assessed the operational risk of various disparate business departments and developed solutions to identified problems.
Eric obtained his Certified Public Accountant (inactive) designation in New Jersey.
In addition to English, Eric also speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.