Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Self-Interest in International Law

On January 19, 2023, Posted by , In News from CMKZ,

Extracts of the conference of Paul Fauteux entitled « Solidarity and Enlightened Self-Interest in International Law: Relic or Aspiration? » in teh session on the Future of Investor-State Dispute Settlement in the 51st Annual Conference of the Canadian Counsel of International Law, October 27 and 28, 2022. The basic facts…

Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Self-Interest in International Law

On January 14, 2023, Posted by , In News from CMKZ,

Extracts of the conference of Paul Fauteux entitled « Solidarity and Enlightened Self-Interest in International Law: Relic or Aspiration? » in teh session on the Future of Investor-State Dispute Settlement in the 51st Annual Conference of the Canadian Counsel of International Law, October 27 and 28, 2022. The basic facts…

Border Carbon Adjustments: Preparing Canadian companies to European Union, Canadian and American reforms

On January 3, 2023, Posted by , In International Analysis,

CMKZ would like to thank André-Philippe Ouellet, CMKZ Collaborator, and Bernard Colas, for preparing this blog. Canadian companies exporting goods should remain alert and be prepared to face an increased administrative burden when dealing with partners abroad. Most Western governments are currently working on border carbon adjustment mechanisms—often referred to as…

CMKZ 2022 Mid-Year International Trade Law Forecast

On August 9, 2022, Posted by , In International Analysis,

Western Economic Front | Intellectual Property |  Energy | Trade Agreements | Canada’s Trade Disputes | United States | European Union | United Kingdom | Forced Labor | Digital Taxation | CMKZ’s Advice CMKZ would like to thank André-Philippe Ouellet and Bernard Colas for preparing this blog. Half through 2022,…

WTO: Return of Multilateral Cooperation

On July 14, 2022, Posted by , In International Analysis,

CMKZ would like to thank André-Philippe Ouellet, CMKZ Collaborator, and Bernard Colas, for preparing this blog. The last WTO Ministerial Conference held in Geneva between June 12 and 17, 2022 finally bore fruit by leading to various improvements in the multilateral trading system despite successive postponements due to Covid-19. One…

Export Controls and Human Rights: Corporate Accountability

On March 27, 2022, Posted by , In International Analysis,

CMKZ would like to thank Bernard Colas, as well as Éléonore Gauthier, CMKZ Collaborator, for preparing this blog. Import and export controls are increasingly used to uphold democracy and sanction violations of human rights. We have previously written about the use of import restrictions in relation to human rights abuses,…

Battery of sanctions against Russia

On March 19, 2022, Posted by , In International Analysis,

The scope of sanctions imposed by Canada and its allies against Russia has never reached such a threshold. These sanctions are based on (i) the almost daily addition of persons and entities subject to prohibitions under the Special Economic Measures Regulations (Russia-Ukraine) and (ii) the cessation of the issuance of…

CMKZ 2022 International Trade Law Forecast

On February 5, 2022, Posted by , In International Analysis,

Canada | United States | European Union | Brexit | CPTPP | China | Forced Labor | World Trade Organization | Environment | International taxation | Business advice CMKZ would like to thank Bernard Colas, as well as André-Philippe Ouellet and Éléonore Gauthier, CMKZ Collaborators, for their significant contribution to…

Consultations for the Establishment of a Border Carbon Adjustment Scheme

On November 13, 2021, Posted by , In International Analysis,

Many of Canada’s partners are about to set into motion border carbon adjustment (BCA) schemes that will likely take the form of additional customs duty on products imported from countries with lower environmental standards. The setting up of carbon mechanisms in the industrialised world is also likely to end up…

CMKZ 2021 mid-Year International Trade Law Forecast

On August 18, 2021, Posted by , In International Analysis,

Canada | United States | United Kingdom | Europe | China | World Trade Organization | Environment | Digital Tax | Public Health For the first time, CMKZ is releasing midyear forecasts that complement its traditional early-year 2021 Forecasts. They provide an update on developments anticipated by CMKZ at the…

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