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Cooper Grace Ward
The definition of 'owner', who is responsible for the payment of customs duty, is very wide, and can include brokers.
Cooper Grace Ward
Imported goods must be distinguishable from 'substitutable goods' - currently or capable of being produced in Australia.
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.
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).
McMillan LLP
On July 17, 2017, the United States Trade Representative ("USTR") released a summary of objectives for the United States in NAFTA renegotiations.
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.
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.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
All preliminary NAFTA consultations therefore will be completed by the scheduled launch of the formal negotiations.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Trade agreement between Canada and the European Union to provisionally apply as of September 21, 2017
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)".
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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)...
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.
The July 12, 2017 issue of the Canada Gazette, Part II, is full of important trade-related regulations and orders.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
Dual proceedings (administrative sanctions alongside criminal prosecution) may constitute a violation of the principle of ne bis in idem, also known as double jeopardy.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
In 1997, US president Bill Clinton imposed comprehensive trade sanctions against Sudan and blocked the assets of the Sudanese government.
For a long while now the Trump administration is expected to impose tariffs on steel imports directed to the United States of America (U.S.).
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
On July 11, 2017, the President issued an Executive Order (E.O.) extending the review period for the possible permanent revocation of sanctions on Sudan for an additional three months.
Clyde & Co
As we previously reported, (click here to view the article) , on January 13 of this year President Obama issued Executive Order 13761 (E.O. 13671)....
Beale & Company (Middle East)
Whilst most EU sanctions on Iran related activity have been lifted, restrictions on the export of certain items and on dealings with specific persons and entities remain in place.
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