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On July 12, 2017, the Government of Canada (more specifically, the Governor in Council (Cabinet)) promulgated changes to the Export Control list, which is a regulation.
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On July 18, 2017, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the "Tribunal") posted its decision in Schlumberger Canada Limited v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency (CITT Appeal No. AP-2015-022).
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Reports in today's press indicate that the first round of NAFTA renegotiation talks will begin on August 16, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Each country has conducted or is in the process of conducting consultations with its stakeholders.
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In 2016 and early 2017, Canada's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE) reviewed Canada's Special Economic Measures Act ("SEMA") and the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act.
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All preliminary NAFTA consultations therefore will be completed by the scheduled launch of the formal negotiations.
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Trade agreement between Canada and the European Union to provisionally apply as of September 21, 2017
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On April 13, 2017, the Minister of Foreign Affairs introduced Bill C-47 "An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments)".
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In the Art of War, Sun Tzu tells us that he who knows himself and knows his enemy need not fear the outcome of a hundred battles.
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Canadian businesses should be mindful that the deadline for submitting comments to Global Affairs Canada on the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)...
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Canada has sent a diplomatic note to the Government of Ukraine (the Ukrainian Embassy in Canada) stating that the implementation date for the Canada-Ukraine FTA is August 1, 2017.
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The July 12, 2017 issue of the Canada Gazette, Part II, is full of important trade-related regulations and orders.
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The Government of Canada has announced that a new version of the Guide to Canada's Export Controls (the "Guide") will come into effect on August 11, 2017.
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We now have official word of the provisional implementation date for the Canada-EU Comprehensive and Economic and Trade Agreement ("Canada-EU CETA") – September 21, 2017.
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Coincident with the U.S. travel restrictions on individuals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, the United States Customs and Border Protection have arbitrarily cancelled NEXUS Memberships of at least two Canadian citizens.
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On July 17, 2017, following consultation with Congress, stakeholders and the public, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer released a detailed summary of the U.S. negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of NAFTA.
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Karigar had acted as an agent of Cryptometrics Canada, an Ottawa-area company, in pursuing a contract to supply security screening equipment to Air India.
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Kalra v Mercedes Benz Canada, 2017 ONSC 3795, is a recent certification decision of the Ontario Superior Court in which Justice Belobaba certified the proposed emissions standards class action...
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The Supreme Court of Canada has issued two IP decisions in the span of three days—both of which spell victory for IP rights-holders.
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Under Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) not only may a corporation that fails to comply be liable to pay a monetary penalty but personal liability may also arise.
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George Vlavianos and Vasilis Pappas authored the chapter, "Multi-Tier Dispute Resolution Clauses as Jurisdictional Conditions Precedent to Arbitration,
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The Supreme Court has again restricted the scope of appeals from decisions of commercial arbitrators, this time upholding an arbitrator's award of compensation under a British Columbia statute by a close majority.
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An FTA enables you to compete on a more even playing field with local firms in the FTA partner country.
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