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Canada's New Export Brokering Regime
The amendments aim to make Canada's regulatory regime compliant with international obligations under the Arms Trade Treaty.
Canada
23 Aug 2019
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The Next Wave Of US Extraterritorial Sanctions Regarding Cuba – Potential Impacts For Canadian Companies
On May 2, 2019, after 22 years of semi-annual deferrals by multiple presidents, the United States brought Title III of its Helms-Burton Act into force
United States
11 Jul 2019
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NAFTA 2.0 (now USMCA) – Intellectual Property Law
The renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement among Canada, Mexico and the United States is a lengthy and complex document.
Canada
18 Oct 2018
4
What's In A Name – The USMCA Is The New NAFTA
Late in the evening of the last Sunday in September, 14 months after President Trump triggered complex and contentious North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations, a new deal was announced.
Canada
4 Oct 2018
5
Surtax! What To Do Now
On July 1, 2018, Canada imposed surtaxes on steel, aluminum, as well as certain consumer and other products from the United States.
Canada
6 Jul 2018
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Canada's Use Of Its National Security Power
The Government of Canada's decision to reject the proposed acquisition of Aecon, a major Canadian construction services firm, by China Communications Construction Company International Holding Limited. ...
Canada
4 Jun 2018
7
Tit for Tat
In response to the American announcement of the imposition of duties on Canadian steel and aluminum products, the Canadian Government has issued an announcement that it intends to impose reciprocal surtaxes or similar trade-restrictive countermeasures.
Canada
4 Jun 2018
8
Unpacking A Presidential Tweet: Are Trade Wars Easy To Win?
"[T]rade wars are good, and easy to win" says a tweet from President Trump. Recent developments between the US and China put this to the test.
United States
25 Apr 2018
9
Under And Across The Sea, Where CETA Widens The Pathway To Increased Labour Mobility
Our previous bulletin on the provisional application of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and its many benefits highlights that labour mobility...
Canada
7 Mar 2018
10
2018 Canadian Merger Notification Threshold Increases
The 2018 increases to the merger thresholds under Canada's Competition Act and Investment Canada Act have been announced.
Canada
12 Feb 2018
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The Comprehensive And Progressive TPP – Countering The Pressures For Protectionism
On January 23, 2018, the Canadian government announced it will sign the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ("CPTPP"), also referred to as "TPP-11".
Canada
31 Jan 2018
12
Canada's Global CSR Cop? The Proposed Canadian Ombudsperson For Responsible Enterprise
On some occasions, where complaints were registered by NGOs, the responding company declined to participate, essentially without consequence.
Canada
26 Jan 2018
13
CETA Carves Out More Than Just European Cheese And Canadian Beef
On September 21, 2017, provisions of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement that received provisional application came into force and marked a new era...
Canada
4 Jan 2018
14
The Demise Of NAFTA: Creating Uncertainty For Foreign Workers
For more than 20 years, the "NAFTA" has facilitated cross-border mobility between Canada, the United States and Mexico. From an immigration perspective, a key feature of NAFTA is Chapter 16...
Canada
1 Nov 2017
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NAFTA. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?
Will NAFTA end? This article examines issues that may be expected to arise in the event that the United States wishes to withdraw from NAFTA.
Canada
24 Oct 2017
16
CETA Is Provisionally Implemented — The C$1.5 Billion Threshold Arrives
As we foreshadowed in our brief on the Investment Canada Act 2016-17 annual report as well as in our March 2015 bulletin announcing significant changes to the ICA, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, ...
Canada
26 Sep 2017
17
GAME ON - USTR Releases Objectives for NAFTA Renegotiations
On July 17, 2017, the United States Trade Representative ("USTR") released a summary of objectives for the United States in NAFTA renegotiations.
Canada
26 Jul 2017
18
Softwood Lumber: Hard Facts
On April 24, 2017, the American Department of Commerce imposed preliminary countervailing duties on softwood lumber from Canada.
Canada
29 Jun 2017
19
‘Trick or Tweak' – Proposed Relaxation of Foreign Ownership Restrictions
The Federal Government gave first reading on May 16, 2017 to Bill C-49, an Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (the "CTA") and other acts respecting transportation.
Canada
18 May 2017
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NAFTA – The Sky Is Not Falling – Those Are Just Thunder Clouds
Since the election of President Trump in the United States, there has been much alarm expressed in the press about potentially disastrous implications of the new US administration policies on trade and investment flows.
Canada
8 Mar 2017
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