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05 October 2010

Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. Advocates Biotech Investor Tax Breaks in Business in Vancouver

Hector MacKay-Dunn, who has been actively advocating for the extension of the flow-through shares to the biotech industry for over a decade, commented on the industry’s recent government lobbying for the model in the September 28 – October 4 issue of Business in Vancouver.

Flow-through shares allow companies with little or no taxable income to pass on tax deductions to investor. They have been available to mining companies for many years and are largely used in the exploration phase.

Mr MacKay-Dunn is a committee member of BIOTECanada, the national industry organization representing biotechnology companies as well as a long standing board member of LifeSciences British Columbia. A noted corporate lawyer he represents companies across many sectors including the biotech and resource industries.

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