Author Archives : Bernard Colas

Should exporters be concerned about the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement?

On 7 abril, 2024, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,En,ES,

By Bernard Colas and André-Philippe Ouellet, Collaborator CMKZ The news from across the pond may seem worrying for Canadian companies exporting to the European Union (EU), which currently benefit from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) provisionally applied between Canada and the EU jointly with its member states. As…

CMKZ 2024 Interational Trade Law Forecast

On 3 febrero, 2024, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,En,ES,

Canada | Sanctions and National Security | Force Labor | Trade Disputes | United States | China | European Union | Climate | World Trade Organization | International Taxation| Authentication of documents | CMKZ Advice CMKZ soon to become Affilia would like to thank André-Philippe Ouellet, CMKZ Collaborator, and Bernard Colas…

CMKZ 2023 Mid-Year International Trade Law Forecast

On 11 julio, 2023, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,En,ES,

Canada | Forced Labor | Trade Disputes | China | United States | European Union | National Security | World Trade Organization | International Taxation | CMKZ’ Advice CMKZ wishes to thank André-Philippe Ouellet and Bernad Colas for preparing this blog together with the team. Half-through 2023 constitutes an opportunity…

CMKZ 2023 International Trade Law Forecast

On 5 febrero, 2023, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,En,ES,

Canada | Indo-Pacific Region | National Security | Intellectual Property | China | Trade Disputes | Energy | United States | Buy America | European Union | World Trade Organization | Private Law | Corporate Advice CMKZ would like to thank André-Philippe Ouellet, CMKZ Collaborator, and Bernard Colas for preparing…

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

On 14 enero, 2023, Posted by , In Actualités CMKZ,En,ES,

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 3 enero, 2023, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,En,ES,

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 9 agosto, 2022, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,En,ES,

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 14 julio, 2022, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,En,ES,

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 27 marzo, 2022, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,En,ES,

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,…

Batería de sanciones contra Rusia

On 19 marzo, 2022, Posted by , In Análisis Internacional,ES,

El alcance de las sanciones impuestas por Canadá y sus aliados contra Rusia nunca ha alcanzado tal umbral. Estas sanciones se basan en i) la adición casi diaria de personas y entidades sujetas a prohibiciones en virtud del Reglamento de Medidas Económicas Especiales entre Rusia y Ucrania y ii) el…

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