Business

Thought Leaders

Driving the best possible bargain now isn’t the best long-term strategy, according to game theory

Negotiating a new deal? New research suggests that a nonzero-sum game strategic approach to negotiating may produce more value creation in the long run
Practice

Director held personally liable for unremitted and uncollected GST/HST — due diligence defence judged insufficient

Case commentary from Canadian tax accountant and lawyer David J Rotfleisch on the Tax Court of Canada decision in Hall v The King
Practice

Ontario Court holds that a recent former auditor cannot act as CCAA Monitor in the absence of extenuating circumstances

David Bish and Mike Noel of Torys LLP on circumstances that would cause a court to exercise its discretion to appoint a former auditor as Monitor
Thought Leaders

Why the world is turning away from the US dollar

Geopolitical divisions with the United States will continue to cause additional friction and the role of the US dollar is almost certain to become more limited
Practice

Homegrown national accounting firm MNP kicks off 2024 with new Quebec acquisition

Lafond CPA merger gives MNP a foothold in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of La Belle Province, close to the border with New Brunswick
Thought Leaders

Canadians are losing faith in the economy — and it’s affecting their perception of inequality

A tax system that favours the wealthy is among perceptions of inequality that are contributing to disillusionment among Canadian workers
Practice

Canada Revenue Agency claws back $458 million in CEWs wage subsidies from COVID-19 pandemic following audits

The CRA found cases of aggressive non-compliance among claimants using third parties for application preparation, explains Canadian tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch
Thought Leaders

Is capitalism dead? Yanis Varoufakis thinks it is – and he knows who killed it

In light of the deal between Canada and Google, we present this thought leadership article on technofeudalism, an economics term coined by Yanis Varoufakis
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 23.08.13: Greenbelt giveaway, BDO bought, and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Ethics

Accounting for the Greenbelt giveaway: Auditor General report proves Doug Ford gave Ontarians no value for their money

Ford has disparaged Bonnie Lysyk, FCPA, FCA, whose decade-long tenure has come full circle with a special report on a deal that favoured developers
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 23.07.30: Profiles in pilfering, plus internal ethics and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

Challenges to free trade reveal a big change in conservative ideology

A shift in conservative ideology towards protectionism, not free trade, is not new in Canada and could have profound effects for business leaders such as CPAs