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Tue, Feb 01



LIVE EVENT - Taxation & Investment for Canadian Expats in the UAE

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LIVE EVENT - Taxation & Investment for Canadian Expats in the UAE
LIVE EVENT - Taxation & Investment for Canadian Expats in the UAE

Time & Location

Feb 01, 2022, 5:00 p.m. GMT+4


About the Event

Navigating International Tax Issues for Canadian Expats in Dubai

Wayne Bewick

CPA CA, CFP, CPA (Illinois)

Trowbridge Professional Corporation

Managing Director, Private Client Individual Tax Services

Topics include:

  • Canadian residency for tax purposes
  • Canadian and Dubai filing requirements
  • Tax planning for Canadian expatriates, either departing Canada or arriving in Dubai
  • Retirement planning
  • Ownership, sale and rental of property in Canada and Dubai
  • An update on how COVID-19 has impacted the Canadian tax landscape


As an experienced Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Financial Planner and a U.S. Certified Public Accountant, Wayne leads the Private Client Division at Trowbridge and thrives on problem solving and making complex tax matters less daunting for his international clients. Having worked extensively in the U.K. and in Canada with travel to over 90 countries, Wayne joined Trowbridge Professional Corporation in 2002 with a vision to give the firm a global platform by educating and advising expatriates on their personal tax needs. Wayne is frequently sought out as a panelist and subject matter expert, presenting worldwide on tax compliancy issues and tax obligations for expats living and working abroad.

Invest in Canadian businesses at 0% Capital Gains Tax

Ara Sahakian


CEO, PE Gate

Topics include:

  • Why investment in private businesses and private equity outperform other asset classes
  • Tax benefits of investing in Canadian Businesses as a non-resident and as a resident
  • How to participate in high-yielding investment opportunities in private businesses in Canada


Ara is an experienced investor and a private equity professional based in Toronto. He lived in Dubai between 2000-2016, where he helped establish the Transaction Services department at PwC. He then joined HSBC Private Equity as a Director and later established a Private Equity advisory business in Dubai. Ara moved back to Canada in 2016, where he established, a marketplace for private equity transactions where accredited investors can access investment opportunities. Ara was very involved with the Dubai Terry Fox Run, was a Board member of The Terry Fox Foundation for seven years and its Interim Executive Director for two years, to help navigate the Foundation through Covid19 and it's 40th anniversary. Ara enjoys working with and growing small businesses that make an impact in the community.

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