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Clyde & Co
Canada's House of Commons has unanimously passed Bill S-226 – known as the Sergei Magnitsky law – which enables sanctions on foreign officials who violate international human rights.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On September 30, 2017, Global Affairs Canada announced that it has commenced a consultation process regarding a new Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement ("TPP-11").
LexSage
Before today, Canadian companies had to review each regulation promulgated under the Special Economic Measures Act when conducting due diligence relating to Canada's unilateral (or multilateral) economic sanctions.
Dentons
Round three of the NAFTA negotiations concluded in Ottawa on September 27, 2017. Before this round...
McInnes Cooper
The fourth round of NAFTA negotiations is set to start on October 11, 2017. But in the meantime, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement took provisional effect on September 21, 2017.
LexSage
Bill S-226 will be officially known as the "Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act" and generally called "Canada's Magnitsky Act". Third reading is scheduled for 3:00PM (with other bills).
LexSage
The House of Commons will adopt the changes to Bill S-226 recommended by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE) in June and a new version of the bill will be published.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Two recent developments in the Canadian economic sanctions regime are notable for Canadian financial institutions and businesses engaged in international trade:
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Canadian exporters should have 500 million new consumers on their radar. The Canada – European Union CETA has come into effect provisionally, immediately eliminating 98% of tariffs...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with the European Union ("CETA") has now been provisionally implemented in Canada, bringing into effect an increase to the net benefit...
Goodmans LLP
Starting September 21, 2017, the monetary threshold for reviews of investments to acquire Canadian businesses under the Investment Canada Act is $1.5 billion in enterprise value for "trade agreement investors."
LexSage
This new Presidential Proclamation is more robust that the previous executive orders that have been challenged in the United States courts. LexSage was active at the time of the last travel ban and travel restrictions and will speak out again if necessary.
McMillan LLP
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, ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement is now in force, on a provisional basis, creating new opportunities for Canadian businesses
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Following are ways for Canadian businesses to benefit from the CETA provisions, mainly focusing on goods.
LexSage
On September 22, 2017, Canada imposed unilateral economic sanctions and asset freezes against 40 officials in the Venezuelan Maduro regime. Prior to the September 22, 2017 sanctions, Canada did not impose any economic sanctions against foreign officials in Venezuela.
LexSage
On September 21, 2017, President Trump signed "Presidential Executive Order on Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea".
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
CETA is the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union (EU) and its member states.
LexSage
On September 21, 2017, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement entered into effect provisionally. Importantly, the customs duty reductions and eliminations took effect today.
LexSage
On September 22, 2017, Canada has finally followed the United States and has imposed unilateral economic sanctions on the Maduro Regime in Venezuela.
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The House of Commons will adopt the changes to Bill S-226 recommended by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE) in June and a new version of the bill will be published.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Foreign investors considering establishing businesses in Canada increasingly are weighing the merits of structuring their concerns as limited partnerships.
LexSage
On September 21, 2017, the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement entered into effect provisionally. Importantly, the customs duty reductions and eliminations took effect today.
Clark Wilson LLP
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker...
LexSage
This new Presidential Proclamation is more robust that the previous executive orders that have been challenged in the United States courts. LexSage was active at the time of the last travel ban and travel restrictions and will speak out again if necessary.
LexSage
On September 21, 2017, President Trump signed "Presidential Executive Order on Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea".
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
CETA is the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union (EU) and its member states.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
September 21, 2017 has been set by the Government of Canada as the date on which the majority of the Act implementing the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Two recent developments in the Canadian economic sanctions regime are notable for Canadian financial institutions and businesses engaged in international trade:
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada, the United States and Mexico have concluded the second round of talks on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA").
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