On May 17, 2010, the Federal Court of Appeal allowed the taxpayer’s appeal in Lehigh Cement Limited v. The Queen, holding that the general anti-avoidance rule (“GAAR”) did not apply to a series of transactions through which Lehigh’s interest payments on debt held by a related non-resident corporation were paid free of withholding tax to an arm’s length non-resident bank (…)

type Stripped Interest Coupon Planning Not Subject to GAAR