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08-10-2017 | SPARK newsletter for August 10, 2017 featuring Blockchain and a PrimeGlobal conference report

07-27-2017 | New Tax Measures for Private Companies

07-19-2017 | Elaine Pantel has been named Vice Chair of the PrimeGlobal North American Board

06-08-2017 | SPARK newsletter featuring two of our managers attending the PrimeGlobal Women's Leadership conference

05-16-2017 | The latest SPARK includes articles about Lessors of Real Estate, record retention and more!

04-20-2017 | New issue of SPARK: Tax time, the upcoming Festival of Architecture, and more!

02-16-2017 | SPARK newsletter for March 20, 2017: Remember, it's personal tax time!

01-19-2017 | Read our new issue of SPARK!

11-10-2016 | SPARK newsletter for Nov 10

10-13-2016 | Read our newsletter, SPARK!

Latest Events

11-24-2016 | Annual AED Event

Event Type: Seminar
Start: 11/24/2016 Time: 08:00 AM
Location: Gardiner Museum Cost: $25.00


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11-02-2016 | Shimmerman Penn 2016 Tax Breakfast

Event Type: Seminar
Start: 11/02/2016  
Location: Verity Club, 111a Queen St E  

Our Tax Breakfast featured current developments and hot topics from our tax specialists. The Shimmerman Penn annual Tax Breakfast took place on Wednesday, November 2, from 8:30-10:00am at The Verity Club, 111D Queen Street East, in Toronto. We discussed the following topics:

  • Where is CRA focusing their audit efforts?
  • Tax efficient financing tips for small private businesses
  • Tax changes in life insurance policies.

Those who joined us learned about trends in Canadian tax relevant to small and medium sized private business, their stakeholders, and high net worth groups. 

Session details:

Date: Wednesday November 2nd
Time: 8:30am - 10:00am (registration and breakfast at 8:00am)
Place: Verity Club, 111a Queen Street East
Registration fee: $25 (incl. HST)


11-05-2015 | 6th Annual AED Event a big success!

Event Type: Seminar
Start: 11/05/2015 Time: 08:00 AM
Location: Gardiner Museum Cost: $25.00


Shimmerman Penn's 6th Annual Architecture, Engineering & Design Event, Creating and Sustaining Momentum in Toronto: Assessing outcomes and planning for a visionary future, was held on Thursday, November 5. As Elaine Pantel's blog post says, the event was a great success.

10-21-2015 | Shimmerman Penn 2015 Tax Breakfast

Event Type: Seminar
Start: 10/21/2015  
Location: Verity Club, 111a Queen St E  

Click here to download document.


Click here for a copy of the presentation.


07-21-2015 | Networking Workshop for Small Portfolio Managers

Event Type: Connect
Start: 07/21/2015  
Location: 130 King St W 32nd Floor  

Elaine Pantel and Doug Hartkorn recently attended a workshop for small portfolio managers hosted by the Portfolio Management Association of Canada.  Elaine Pantel represented Shimmerman Penn's Investment Management industry team on the panel for a hands-on, interactive workshop that allowed smaller firms and recent start-ups to hear from leading experts providing legal, financial, regulatory, financial and operational considerations for small firms.

06-17-2015 | Practical Considerations of International Business: Perspectives from Successful Companies and International Advisors

Event Type: Conferences
Start: 06/17/2015  
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA  

Elaine Pantel will participate in this event at PrimeGlobal member firm Schneider Downs in Pittsburgh, PA.  The event (link) will be a dynamic roundtable discussion focusing on the evolving challenges of international business operations.

06-15-2015 | PrimeGlobal Partner Leadership Conference

Event Type: Conferences
Start: 06/15/2015  
Location: Fairmont Pittsburgh, PA, USA  

Elaine Pantel participated in this event, representing Shimmerman Penn LLP.  For more information about the conference, visit the PrimeGlobal website by clicking here.

05-31-2015 | PrimeGlobal Women's Leadership Conference

Event Type: Conferences
Start: 05/31/2015  
Location: Palo Alto, CA, USA  

Our Senior Manager Noha Yahia attended this event, representing Shimmerman Penn LLP.  Elaine Pantel was on the organizing committee for the event.  Click here to learn more about the conference.

11-25-2014 | Institute of Communication Agencies Planning for Success Seminar

Event Type: Seminar
Start: 11/25/2014  
Location: 2300 Yonge Street Suite 3002  


10-15-2014 | Distinctive Women's National Conference

Event Type: Conferences
Start: 10/15/2014  
Location: Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel  
Meeting Room: Conference Centre  


"Distinctive Women - a national publication and online community that showcases exceptional entrepreneurs and outstanding achievers. Leaders in every industry, business, profession and vocation - these are Canada's Distinctive Women"


Maj-Lis Vettoretti, our Managing Partner, was showcased in the Distinctive Women's magazine in  2013. 


Maj-Lis will be participating in a panel discussion titled "IGNITE Your Finances" at the Distinctive Women's National Conference to be held in Toronto on October 15th, 16th & 17th .


Shimmerman Penn LLP is also proud to sponsor this inaugural Distinctive Women event - a conference to IGNITE Your Mind, Body & Business!


We encourage you to consider attending the conference - the registration can be accessed through the link below.


Media Contact

Maj-Lis Vettoretti
Managing Partner, Shimmerman Penn LLP
Phone: (416) 323 7769

Kendell Duthie
Kendell Duthie Communications

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