Category Archives : Business Cases

Export controls and dual-use products: a risk to manage for companies

On June 18, 2017, Posted by , In Business Cases,

One of our clients involved in the high-tech industry discovered that exporting products out of Canada can quickly become a challenge. On the basis of CMKZ’s advice, our client was made aware that he was subject to Canadian export control rules, particularly with regards to dual-use products, and was able…

Negotiate a Mediation and Arbitration Clause

On July 22, 2016, Posted by , In Business Cases,

Drafting a contract necessarily leads to question the mechanisms that will regulate a possible dispute. Given the long delays inherent to legal procedures, mediation and arbitration can offer a fast, confidential and effective solution to handle and resolve a conflict. To illustrate, CMKZ receives a mandate from a company that…

Getting paid by the United Nations

On October 3, 2015, Posted by , In Business Cases,News from CMKZ,

The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) hires one of our Canadian clients as Defense Counsel and later refuses to pay all her fees.  Having exhausted available remedies in the United Nations (UN) system,  she files an action on account in the Superior Court of Quebec in Montreal,…