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Export Controls, Economic Sanctions & 

Trade Restrictions 

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Canadas Standing Committee On Foreign Affairs And International Development Amends Canadas Magnitsky Act   Jun 22, 2017 Canadas Standing Committee On Foreign Affairs And International Development Amends Canadas Magnitsky Act
Damned If You Do/Damned If You Dont: Foreign Extraterritorial Measures Act and Trumps Cuba Policy   Jun 17, 2017 Damned If You Do/Damned If You Dont: Foreign Extraterritorial Measures Act and Trumps Cuba Policy
Canadian Senate Bill Takes Firm Position On Iran Sanctions And Could Add To Sanctions List   Mar 24, 2017 Canadian Senate Bill Takes Firm Position On Iran Sanctions And Could Add To Sanctions List
Does Canada Have Label Requirements For Imported Goods   Mar 17, 2017 Does Canada Have Label Requirements For Imported Goods
Over-Compensation Is An Issue In Export Controls/Economic Sanctions Compliance   Feb 14, 2017 Over-Compensation Is An Issue In Export Controls/Economic Sanctions Compliance
It Is Best To Sever Ties With Representatives Who Commit Export Controls Infractions   Feb 12, 2017 It Is Best To Sever Ties With Representatives Who Commit Export Controls Infractions
What Should Canadian Companies Take Away From The New Trump (U.S.) Sanctions Against Iran?   Feb 07, 2017 What Should Canadian Companies Take Away From The New Trump (U.S.) Sanctions Against Iran?
What Is A Ministerial Authorization To Transact With A Sanctioned Country/Person?   Feb 07, 2017 What Is A Ministerial Authorization To Transact With A Sanctioned Country/Person?
What Is The Canadian Process For Voluntarily Disclosing An Export Controls/Economic Sanctions Mistake?   Feb 06, 2017 What Is The Canadian Process For Voluntarily Disclosing An Export Controls/Economic Sanctions Mistake?
Canada's Two Magnitsky Bills - Will One Get Passed Into Law?   Jan 31, 2017 Canada's Two Magnitsky Bills - Will One Get Passed Into Law?
Ten Compliance Problems Canadian Companies Face In Complying With Canadas Economic Sanctions Laws   Jan 30, 2017 Ten Compliance Problems Canadian Companies Face In Complying With Canadas Economic Sanctions Laws
Canadas Minister of Foreign Affairs Has Broad Export Controls Discretion Says Federal Court   Jan 25, 2017 Canadas Minister of Foreign Affairs Has Broad Export Controls Discretion Says Federal Court
Canadas Economic Sanctions Against Iran Pose Difficulties For Some Canadian Companies   Jan 24, 2017 Canadas Economic Sanctions Against Iran Pose Difficulties For Some Canadian Companies
Why Should You Know About Canada's Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Laws?   Oct 19, 2016 Why Should You Know About Canada's Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Laws?
Canada Continues to Impose Economic Sanctions Against Liberia   Oct 18, 2016 Canada Continues to Impose Economic Sanctions Against Liberia
Canada Continues To Impose Economic Sanctions Against Ivory Coast   Oct 17, 2016 Canada Continues To Impose Economic Sanctions Against Ivory Coast
What is an Export Control List Item Number?   Oct 12, 2016 What is an Export Control List Item Number?
SME Importing and Exporting Toolkits Posted on the CBSA Website   Oct 06, 2016 SME Importing and Exporting Toolkits Posted on the CBSA Website
Review of the Special Economic Measures Act is Going To Be Undertaken By HOC Committee   Sep 30, 2016 Review of the Special Economic Measures Act is Going To Be Undertaken By HOC Committee
Canadian Companies Should Not Be Duped By North Korea, Which Is Subject to Strict Trade Sanctions   Sep 16, 2016 Canadian Companies Should Not Be Duped By North Korea, Which Is Subject to Strict Trade Sanctions
Canada's Level Of Activity In The Area Of Export Controls and Economic Sanctions May Surprise You   Sep 13, 2016 Canada's Level Of Activity In The Area Of Export Controls and Economic Sanctions May Surprise You
Do Not Enter! Canada Is Rejecting Potential Immigrants Who Have Broken Foreign Export Controls Laws   Sep 08, 2016 Do Not Enter! Canada Is Rejecting Potential Immigrants Who Have Broken Foreign Export Controls Laws
Checklist for Exporting Commercial Goods From Canada   Sep 06, 2016 Checklist for Exporting Commercial Goods From Canada
The ABCs of Canada's Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Laws   Sep 05, 2016 The ABCs of Canada's Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Laws
Canada's Economic Sanctions And Admissibility Into Canada: Employees Of Designated Companies May Not Get Into Canada   Aug 15, 2016 Canada's Economic Sanctions And Admissibility Into Canada: Employees Of Designated Companies May Not Get Into Canada
Exports of Dual-Use Goods and Technology from Canada is More Business Friendly   Aug 10, 2016 Exports of Dual-Use Goods and Technology from Canada is More Business Friendly
Russia vs Iran: Which Country Faces More Severe Canadian Economic Sanctions?   Jul 26, 2016 Russia vs Iran: Which Country Faces More Severe Canadian Economic Sanctions?
Canada's Export Controls Against Turkey: Are Rules About to Change   Jul 25, 2016 Canada's Export Controls Against Turkey: Are Rules About to Change
6 Frequently Asked Questions About Canada's Economic Sanctions Against Iran   Jul 20, 2016 6 Frequently Asked Questions About Canada's Economic Sanctions Against Iran
Can A Canadian Business Make A Voluntary Disclosure For An Export Controls Violation?   Jul 11, 2016 Can A Canadian Business Make A Voluntary Disclosure For An Export Controls Violation?
Canada Tables Arms Trade Treaty in Parliament and Starts Steps to Accede   Jul 05, 2016 Canada Tables Arms Trade Treaty in Parliament and Starts Steps to Accede
Canada Releases 2014 and 2015 Export and Import Controls Reports   Jul 04, 2016 Canada Releases 2014 and 2015 Export and Import Controls Reports
Canada Quietly Repeals Schedule of Politically Exposed Persons Form Egypt   Jun 23, 2016 Canada Quietly Repeals Schedule of Politically Exposed Persons Form Egypt
Canada To Add Export Smuggling Offence into Customs Act 250.00 kB Jun 21, 2016 Canada To Add Export Smuggling Offence into Customs Act
What Exports From Canada Are Permitted Under General Export Permit No. 1   Jun 13, 2016 What Exports From Canada Are Permitted Under General Export Permit No. 1
IREP Disputes Must Be Handled With Care   Jun 08, 2016 IREP Disputes Must Be Handled With Care
Canada Announces Plans to End Strict Export Controls Against Belarus 152.00 kB May 12, 2016 Canada Announces Plans to End Strict Export Controls Against Belarus
Will Canada Be Able to Negotiate A New Softwood Lumber Agreement With the US Before October 13th 116.00 kB May 11, 2016 Will Canada Be Able to Negotiate A New Softwood Lumber Agreement With the US Before October 13th
Canada to Impose New Sanctions Against North Korea 161.00 kB Mar 03, 2016 Canada to Impose New Sanctions Against North Korea
Exporting goods from Canada to China - What exporters need to know 574.00 kB Feb 10, 2016 Exporting goods from Canada to China - What exporters need to know
What Does Canada's Auditor General Say About Canada's Export Controls? 189.00 kB Feb 03, 2016 What Does Canada's Auditor General Say About Canada's Export Controls?
Sunny Days for Canada's Export Controls in 2016 106.00 kB Feb 02, 2016 Sunny Days for Canada's Export Controls in 2016
Canada's Federal Court Highlights Complexities of Canada's Export Controls/Economic Sanctions 564.00 kB Jan 06, 2016 Canada's Federal Court Highlights Complexities of Canada's Export Controls/Economic Sanctions
Canadian Trade Law Predictions for 2016 530.00 kB Jan 01, 2016 Canadian Trade Law Predictions for 2016
Directors and Officers Liability for Failure to Obtain an Export Permit 481.00 kB Dec 08, 2015 Directors and Officers Liability for Failure to Obtain an Export Permit
Canada is Concerned About Unreported Exported Goods AND Grants Limited 6 Month Amnesty 466.00 kB Nov 26, 2015 Canada is Concerned About Unreported Exported Goods AND Grants Limited 6 Month Amnesty
Canada Has a New Government - What USA Lawyers Should Know 548.00 kB Nov 04, 2015 Canada Has a New Government - What USA Lawyers Should Know
Canada's Export Controls: Think Before you Export   Jan 01, 2003 Canada's Export Controls: Think Before you Export

 

Sales Tax, Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) and
Goods and Services Tax (GST) Articles

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Dear US Companies: Are You Sure You Are Reporting Canadian GST/HST Correctly?   May 22, 2017 Dear US Companies: Are You Sure You Are Reporting Canadian GST/HST Correctly?
Canadian Sales Tax Rates (as at October 1, 2016)   Sep 30, 2016 Canadian Sales Tax Rates (as at October 1, 2016)
How to File A "Service Complaint" Against The Canada Revenue Agency   Sep 23, 2016 How to File A "Service Complaint" Against The Canada Revenue Agency
15 Stages Of A Canada Revenue Agency GST/HST Audit   Sep 14, 2016 15 Stages Of A Canada Revenue Agency GST/HST Audit
Taxpayer Interest And Penalty Relief: How Can A Taxpayer Get Some Relief?   Sep 01, 2016 Taxpayer Interest And Penalty Relief: How Can A Taxpayer Get Some Relief?
Make A List And Check It Twice: Record All Information Provided To A CRA Auditor   Aug 31, 2016 Make A List And Check It Twice: Record All Information Provided To A CRA Auditor
CRA Audit Document List 57.00 kB Aug 30, 2016 CRA Audit Document List
10 Tips For Small Business Owners For Keeping Canada Revenue Agency Collections Officers Happy   Aug 16, 2016 10 Tips For Small Business Owners For Keeping Canada Revenue Agency Collections Officers Happy
GST/HST Measures in the 2016 Federal Budget 239.00 kB Mar 22, 2016 GST/HST Measures in the 2016 Federal Budget
One of the Common Objection Mistakes - Missing the Deadline 470.00 kB Jan 05, 2016 One of the Common Objection Mistakes - Missing the Deadline
Audit Tip: Make A List Of All Documents Provided To The Auditor 118.00 kB Jan 04, 2016 Audit Tip: Make A List Of All Documents Provided To The Auditor
How to Find Out What is in the Canada Revenue Agency's Files About Your Audit   Dec 30, 2015 How to Find Out What is in the Canada Revenue Agency's Files About Your Audit
Can I Get GST/HST Back on Goods I Bought in Canada and Exported? 343.00 kB Dec 16, 2015 Can I Get GST/HST Back on Goods I Bought in Canada and Exported?
How to Appeal a GST/HST Assessment Correctly 407.00 kB Nov 17, 2015 How to Appeal a GST/HST Assessment Correctly
Am I an Independent Contractor or an Employee 390.00 kB Nov 06, 2015 Am I an Independent Contractor or an Employee
Federal Court of Canada Does Not Grant Injunction to Stop Sharing of FACTA Information 488.00 kB Sep 18, 2015 Federal Court of Canada Does Not Grant Injunction to Stop Sharing of FACTA Information
Certain Over-the-counter Remedies are Subject to GST/HST 405.00 kB Sep 14, 2015 Certain Over-the-counter Remedies are Subject to GST/HST
The Canada Revenue Agency Advises Charities About Political Activities 798.00 kB Sep 10, 2015 The Canada Revenue Agency Advises Charities About Political Activities
Where Should Entities Outside Canada Register for GST/HST Purposes 244.00 kB Aug 31, 2015 Where Should Entities Outside Canada Register for GST/HST Purposes
Do Currency Fluctuations Impact Importers? 450.00 kB Aug 25, 2015 Do Currency Fluctuations Impact Importers?
Canada Revenue Agency Issues Form for Constructive Importer Arrangements 371.00 kB Feb 03, 2014 Canada Revenue Agency Issues Form for Constructive Importer Arrangements
Canada Proposes to Exempt Hospital Parking Fees from GST/HST 287.00 kB Jan 31, 2014 Canada Proposes to Exempt Hospital Parking Fees from GST/HST
Should University Students Buy New Houses? The Canada Revenue Agency Does Not Think So 443.00 kB Jan 31, 2014 Should University Students Buy New Houses? The Canada Revenue Agency Does Not Think So
Businesses Cannot Receive GST/HST Amounts Twice: Department of Finance Issues Amendments 330.00 kB Jan 17, 2014 Businesses Cannot Receive GST/HST Amounts Twice: Department of Finance Issues Amendments
The ABCs of Harmonized Sales Tax 494.00 kB Jan 02, 2014 The ABCs of Harmonized Sales Tax
Top 10 HST Predictions for 2014 502.00 kB Jan 01, 2014 Top 10 HST Predictions for 2014


Miscellaneous Articles
(i.e., Anti-dumping/Countervailing, Trade Remedies,
Government Procurement and Anti-Corruption,
Canada and/or U.S. Federal Government)

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Parliamentary Committee Makes 8 Recommendations Regarding Canada's Steel Industry   Jun 16, 2017 Parliamentary Committee Makes 8 Recommendations Regarding Canada's Steel Industry
Trans-Gender Rights To Be Added To Canadas Human Rights Code   Jun 16, 2017 Trans-Gender Rights To Be Added To Canadas Human Rights Code
US ITC Makes Preliminary Determination to Continue Boeing- Bombardier Aircraft Dispute   Jun 14, 2017 US ITC Makes Preliminary Determination to Continue Boeing- Bombardier Aircraft Dispute
Exporters Who Receive De Minimis Dumping Margins in Canadian AD Cases Now Being Excluded From Final Orders   Jun 06, 2017 Exporters Who Receive De Minimis Dumping Margins in Canadian AD Cases Now Being Excluded From Final Orders
NQ-2016-003 Concrete Reinforcing Bar Finding and Reasons 364.00 kB Jun 06, 2017 NQ-2016-003 Concrete Reinforcing Bar Finding and Reasons
SIMA Excerpt of Bill C-44 An Act to Implement Certain Provisions of the Budget Tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and Other Measures 2.65 MB Jun 06, 2017 SIMA Excerpt of Bill C-44 An Act to Implement Certain Provisions of the Budget Tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and Other Measures
Canadas 2017 Budget Bill Includes Significant Changes To Canadas Antidumping/Countervailing Duty Laws   Mar 23, 2017 Canadas 2017 Budget Bill Includes Significant Changes To Canadas Antidumping/Countervailing Duty Laws
Does Canada have Label Requirements For Imported Goods?   Mar 17, 2017 Does Canada have Label Requirements For Imported Goods?
Do Currency Fluctuations Impact Importers?   Mar 02, 2017 Do Currency Fluctuations Impact Importers?
Top 10 Mistakes Made By Exporters When Completing Antidumping Requests For Information   Mar 02, 2017 Top 10 Mistakes Made By Exporters When Completing Antidumping Requests For Information
Process Steps in a Canadian Antidumping Expiry Review (Sunset) Proceeding   Mar 02, 2017 Process Steps in a Canadian Antidumping Expiry Review (Sunset) Proceeding
U.S. Distributors of Chinese-Made Goods Can Get Caught By Canadas AD/CVD Regime   Feb 14, 2017 U.S. Distributors of Chinese-Made Goods Can Get Caught By Canadas AD/CVD Regime
Canadas Big Anti-Bribery Case Ends in Dismissed Charges   Feb 11, 2017 Canadas Big Anti-Bribery Case Ends in Dismissed Charges
Canada Commences Food Safety for Canadians Regulations Consultation Process   Jan 29, 2017 Canada Commences Food Safety for Canadians Regulations Consultation Process
What Are The Steps Canada Follows To Ratify And Implement A Treaty?   Oct 30, 2016 What Are The Steps Canada Follows To Ratify And Implement A Treaty?
The CBSA (as Administrator of Laws) Must Follow CITT Decisions (Subject to Limited Exceptions)   Oct 29, 2016 The CBSA (as Administrator of Laws) Must Follow CITT Decisions (Subject to Limited Exceptions)
The Honourable Paul Helleyer, P.C., FRSA, et. al. v. the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau et. al. 1.43 MB Oct 28, 2016 The Honourable Paul Helleyer, P.C., FRSA, et. al. v. the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau et. al.
What Is A CITT Section 18 Reference?   Oct 24, 2016 What Is A CITT Section 18 Reference?
Canada Acknowledges Antidumping Proceedings Hurt Consumers   Oct 19, 2016 Canada Acknowledges Antidumping Proceedings Hurt Consumers
Importing Goods From China: Three Things You Must do To Minimize Border Costs   Oct 11, 2016 Importing Goods From China: Three Things You Must do To Minimize Border Costs
Canadian Thanksgiving Survival Guide To Crossing The Border   Oct 06, 2016 Canadian Thanksgiving Survival Guide To Crossing The Border
Canada's Procurement Review Procedure Accessible to Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses   Sep 16, 2016 Canada's Procurement Review Procedure Accessible to Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses
What to Do When You Receive An Antidumping DAS From The CBSA   Sep 15, 2016 What to Do When You Receive An Antidumping DAS From The CBSA
Canada Initiates Antidumping Investigation Against Fabricated Industrial Steel Components from Several Countries   Sep 14, 2016 Canada Initiates Antidumping Investigation Against Fabricated Industrial Steel Components from Several Countries
Importers Can Play The Game Too - Preparing Call Reports To Record Communications   Sep 09, 2016 Importers Can Play The Game Too - Preparing Call Reports To Record Communications
Amazing Race: CBSA Edition: Completing Antidumping RFIs In Less Than 30 Days   Sep 05, 2016 Amazing Race: CBSA Edition: Completing Antidumping RFIs In Less Than 30 Days
Call Report 9.00 kB Aug 30, 2016 Call Report
BE AWARE: Homeowners and Contractors in Western Canada Will Be Surprised By Antidumping Duties on U.S. Drywall   Aug 26, 2016 BE AWARE: Homeowners and Contractors in Western Canada Will Be Surprised By Antidumping Duties on U.S. Drywall
Top 10 Mistakes Made By Foreign Producers/Exporters When Completing CBSA Subsidy RFIs   Aug 25, 2016 Top 10 Mistakes Made By Foreign Producers/Exporters When Completing CBSA Subsidy RFIs
Canadian International Trade Tribunal Issues Practice Notice on Filing Questionnaire Replies   Aug 23, 2016 Canadian International Trade Tribunal Issues Practice Notice on Filing Questionnaire Replies
Would You Like Relief From Canadas Anti-dumping Duties? The Interim Review Option   Aug 03, 2016 Would You Like Relief From Canadas Anti-dumping Duties? The Interim Review Option
CBSA Has Revised The D-Memorandum On The Anti-dumping/Countervailing Duty Re-determination Process   Jul 14, 2016 CBSA Has Revised The D-Memorandum On The Anti-dumping/Countervailing Duty Re-determination Process
Why Should Importers Ask The CBSA If Goods Are Subject To Anti-dumping Duties?   Jul 13, 2016 Why Should Importers Ask The CBSA If Goods Are Subject To Anti-dumping Duties?
Who is the Exporter for Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) Purposes   Jun 30, 2016 Who is the Exporter for Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) Purposes
Senate of Canada Releases Tear Down These Walls: Dismantling Canadas Internal Trade Barriers Report   Jun 14, 2016 Senate of Canada Releases Tear Down These Walls: Dismantling Canadas Internal Trade Barriers Report
What is a Preliminary Injury Inquiry in the Canadian Anti-Dumping Countervailing Duty Trade Remedies Process   Jun 09, 2016 What is a Preliminary Injury Inquiry in the Canadian Anti-Dumping Countervailing Duty Trade Remedies Process
Senate Transcripts May 11, 2016   May 30, 2016 Senate Transcripts May 11, 2016
Will Canada Be Able to Negotiate A New Softwood Lumber Agreement With the US Before October 13th 116.00 kB May 11, 2016 Will Canada Be Able to Negotiate A New Softwood Lumber Agreement With the US Before October 13th
Speak Up NOW: Canada Announces Consultations of Trade Remedy System 175.00 kB May 02, 2016 Speak Up NOW: Canada Announces Consultations of Trade Remedy System
Canada's New Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) - Do You Need and eTA to Fly to Canada 154.00 kB Jan 27, 2016 Canada's New Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) - Do You Need and eTA to Fly to Canada
China Would Like Canada to Accept it as a Market Economy 498.00 kB Jan 11, 2016 China Would Like Canada to Accept it as a Market Economy
Global Affairs Canada Introduces SME Funding for CanExport Activities 454.00 kB Jan 05, 2016 Global Affairs Canada Introduces SME Funding for CanExport Activities
Canadian Trade Law Predictions for 2016 530.00 kB Jan 01, 2016 Canadian Trade Law Predictions for 2016
CITT Finds Reduction or Elimination of Rebar AD/CVD Duties in British Columbia Not in Public Interest 493.00 kB Dec 31, 2015 CITT Finds Reduction or Elimination of Rebar AD/CVD Duties in British Columbia Not in Public Interest
Who Are You Going to Call? - With An Agreement on Internal Trade Question? 414.00 kB Nov 08, 2015 Who Are You Going to Call? - With An Agreement on Internal Trade Question?
Solicitor-Client Privilege Managing Risk at the Border   Nov 01, 2015 Solicitor-Client Privilege Managing Risk at the Border
The Trade Remedies Chapter of TPP Will Bring Opportunities for Trade Lawyers 462.00 kB Oct 06, 2015 The Trade Remedies Chapter of TPP Will Bring Opportunities for Trade Lawyers
Canada is a Party to the Historic Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement 398.00 kB Oct 05, 2015 Canada is a Party to the Historic Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
The Canada Border Services Agency Issued a Revised SIMA Reinvestigation Policy 451.00 kB Sep 10, 2015 The Canada Border Services Agency Issued a Revised SIMA Reinvestigation Policy
Supreme Court of Canada's Decision in Chevron - Enforcement of Ecuadorian Court Judgement Can Proceed 669.00 kB Sep 04, 2015 Supreme Court of Canada's Decision in Chevron - Enforcement of Ecuadorian Court Judgement Can Proceed
The CBSA Has Revised D-Memo 14-1-2 Relating to Disclosure of SIMA Duties 584.00 kB Sep 01, 2015 The CBSA Has Revised D-Memo 14-1-2 Relating to Disclosure of SIMA Duties
Options for an Importer/Exporter/Foreign Producer to Restrict the Scope in an Antidumping Case 519.00 kB Aug 25, 2015 Options for an Importer/Exporter/Foreign Producer to Restrict the Scope in an Antidumping Case
Disqualification Orders are Rare at the Canadian International Trade Tribunal: Will Dentons Case Be a Game Changer in Canada? 454.00 kB Aug 25, 2015 Disqualification Orders are Rare at the Canadian International Trade Tribunal: Will Dentons Case Be a Game Changer in Canada?

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