Todd Rosenberg, FCA



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Education & Qualifications

  • Saskatchewan Bar (1995)
  • LLB with distinction (Saskatchewan, 1994)
  • In-Depth Tax Course (Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, 1990)
  • CA (Saskatchewan, 1988; Alberta, 1989)
  • B.Comm. (Saskatchewan, 1985)

Todd Rosenberg advises corporations, partnerships, pensions and individuals on tax efficient ownership structures, real estate transactions, tax loss utilization transactions, complex trust and estate planning, and the tax implications of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, financing and corporate restructuring.

  • Corporate and tax counsel to Weyburn Inland Terminal Ltd., a reporting issuer, on its plan of arrangement for the acquisition of its common shares by Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited for aggregate consideration of $94.5 million (2014)
  • Tax advice to Big Sky Farms in successful CCAA restructuring of approximately $100 million in secured and unsecured debt in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Iowa (2010)
  • Tax advice to Federated Co-operatives Ltd. on a $138 million acquisition by plan of arrangement, including production facilities and infrastructure, of Triwest Exploration Inc., a Calgary-based oil company
  • Tax advice to Saskatchewan Wheat Pool on its conversion from a farmer-owned cooperative to a Canada Business Corporations Act corporation
  • Counsel to CUETS, CUCS and CUCA on sale of CUETS credit card acquiring business to First Data Resources (2008) and credit card issuing business to MBNA (2007)
  • Counsel on Saskferco Products LLC $1.6 billion sale to Yara International ASA (named the 2008 Canadian Inbound Acquisition of the Year by Lexpert Magazine)

Todd has extensive experience in planning ownership structures, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate restructuring for public and private corporations, including tax-exempt and pension corporation entities. He also deals extensively with provincial, national and international tax issues, and provides tax litigation advice on disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency.

  • Trustee, Maunders McNeil Foundation
  • Co-Chair, Close to Home Capital Campaign, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation
  • Former Chair, Board of Directors, Samaritan Place, Saskatoon
  • Former councillor, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Saskatchewan
  • Former Chair, Board of Directors, St. Paul’s Hospital, Saskatoon
  • “Asset Protection as Part of Tax Planning,” Prairie Provinces Tax Conference (2010)
  • “Inter-Vivos Trusts: Their Utility and Tax Treatment in the Context of Estate Planning,” Prairie Provinces Tax Conference (2004)
  • “Incorporating Professionals in Saskatchewan,” Prairie Provinces Tax Conference (2000)
  • Lecturer, Corporate Taxation, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan (1995-2008)
  • Lawyer of the Year, Tax Law, Best Lawyers (Saskatoon 2019)
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers, Tax Law (since 2008)
  • A leading practitioner, Corporate Tax, Estate and Personal Tax Planning, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (since 2012)
  • Lexis-Nexis / Martindale-Hubbell – “BV Peer Review Rated”
  • FCA Designation Awarded by Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants in Recognition of Professional Excellence and Community Leadership (2006)