Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Canada and Chile Sign 5 New Memorandum of Understanding on Trade Matters

On June 9, 2008, in Canada, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Chile‚Äôs President Michelle Bachelet signed a declaration covering five memorandums of understanding (MOUs).  The MOUs build on the relationship between Canada and...

Canada Has Not Ratified ICSID Convention Yet

Trade Lawyers Blog reported on March 14, 2008 that Bill C-9 "An Act to Implement the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID Convention)" reached its final point in...

Canada's Competition Bureau Lays Charges Against Gas Price Fixers in Quebec

On June 12, 2008, Canada's Competition Bureau announced that it has laid criminal charges against 13 individuals and 11 companies over allegations that they fixed retail gasoline prices in four Quebec markets: Victoriaville,...

Canada Tables New Anti-Illegal Downloading Laws

On June 12, 2008, the Conservative Government tabled Bill C-61 "An Act to Amend the Copyright Act", which cracks down on those Internet users who upload and share files and sets much higher penalties than for downloaders. ...