Howard’s practice is focused on all aspects of corporate and commercial transactions.
He has acted on numerous transactions involving the purchase, sale and structuring of domestic and international businesses and professional practices. He represents firms and individual professionals, including physicians, dentists, pharmacists, accountants, lawyers, architects and engineers. Working with Torkin Manes’ Tax Group, he helps owners and professionals to structure their businesses and practices to maximize their short- and long-term goals.
The other major component of Howard’s practice is focused on international transactions, as many of his clients are based in the United States and elsewhere. He has undertaken many acquisitions and divestitures of Canadian businesses for clients based in the US, UK, Italy, Australia and Belgium. As well, he is often called on to assist foreign clients in establishing new businesses in Canada. Howard also represents several life insurance and property/casualty insurance brokerage firms.