Karen R Nixon

Partner

Karen is a partner of EY Law LLP and also provides services to EY through Karen Nixon Professional Corporation, a partner of EY. She is a member of the Tax Law Services group, focusing on international tax and providing tax consulting services to multinational corporations.

Experience

Karen transferred to EY Calgary in 2004. Prior to that, Karen spent two years as part of the International Tax Group in Toronto and three years at EY’s Canadian Tax Desk in New York advising clients on investments into and out of Canada. Karen also spent many years in the London, Ontario office of EY.

Credentials

  • Law degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario (1982)
  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Member, Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants

Professional Accomplishments

Karen provides advice to a variety of clients focusing on cross-border issues including financing, structuring and restructuring of investments inbound into Canada and outbound from Canada and on restructuring foreign affiliates’ operations.

Community

  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Board Member of the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
  • Lecturer for the Federated Press Foreign Affiliated Course
  • Member, Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Member, Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants