Last November, we told you about the new treaty shopping rules proposed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as part of the final report on Action 6 of the Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS Action Plan).
In July 2016, the Houston Regulatory Audit office sent a letter to a number of large importers cautioning them to be sure their value declarations were correct, underscoring CBP’s position by pointing recipients to a long list of CBP informed compliance publications, and touting the advantages of correcting any errors by way of a prior disclosure.
Peerenboom v Marvel Entertainment (2016 NY Slip Op 31957(U)) is drama-driven case in which the New York County Supreme Court afforded Toronto businessman Harold Peerenboom the right to obtain the private emails of Isaac Perlmutter, the CEO of Marvel Entertainment Inc (“Marvel”).
In early October, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) sent a letter to all the fruit and vegetable importers asking them to identify the basis on which they are declaring the value of their imported produce.
Changes are coming swiftly, as the federal government moves to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”) just days after it was signed by Prime Minister Trudeau in Brussels at the end of October 2016.
If you are going to manufacture your products in China, you need to register your brand name and your logo as a trademark in China.
As recently announced on November 3, 2016 by the Quebec Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister responsible for the Protection and Promotion of the French Language, Mr. Luc Fortin, the amendments to the Regulation respecting the language of commerce and business of the Charter of the French language (the “Regulation”) were published yesterday in the Gazette Officielle du Québec.
For quite some time now, my firm’s cannabis lawyers have been working with Canadian clients looking to enter various state-legal markets for cannabis in the United States.
On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. What does this mean for Canadian businesses in terms of trade?
Following our previous post on the British Columbia government’s bill to amend the Human Rights Code [Code] earlier this year,