Trade law

  • Interprovincial trade barriers evolving

    Interprovincial trade barriers evolving

    Dec 10, 2018

    From all appearances, the legal landscape affecting interprovincial trade barriers and s. 121 of the Constitution Act, 1867 is evolving much more quickly than perhaps anyone expected.

  • Free trade deal impacts IP

    Free trade deal impacts IP

    Dec 10, 2018

    A lot of public attention on the merits of the trade agreement signed by Canada, the United States and Mexico has focused on industries such as the dairy sector and disputes over steel and aluminium tariffs that are still in place.

  • TPP start date means faster changes on tariffs

    TPP start date means faster changes on tariffs

    Dec 10, 2018

    The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership will come into force on Dec. 30, and because of the way in which the treaty was drafted, the year-one tariff reductions will only be in effect for two days before the year-two tariff reductions come into force on Jan. 1.

  • Trudeau’s gift to Google

    Oct 29, 2018

    With little fanfare or consultation, the Trudeau government with its commitment to the USMCA proposes to significantly alter the existing common law in Canada related to the law of defamation.

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