Canada-U.S. Blog Trade Lawyers Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Susan K. Ross

Monthly Archives: November 2012

Canada Has Not Yet Ratified the ICSID Convention

Posted in Cross-border litigation, Energy, Environment, International Arbitrations, NAFTA Chapter 11, Politics, Provincial Courts, Provincial Governments

Canada signed the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID) on December 15, 2006 and investors and trade lawyers have been patiently waiting ever since for the Government of Canada to ratify the ICSID . We have been waiting and waiting. In 2008, the Government of Canada passed… Continue Reading

NEXUS Travelers Must Carefully Maintain Receipts Over Thanksgiving

Posted in Border Security, Cross-border trade, Customs Law, Tax

Black Friday and Thanksgiving week-end often ends in tears and frustration as Canadian travelers run into difficulties at Canada-US border crossings and at airports. Canadians join in the U.S. tradition of bargain shopping on Black Friday and over Thanksgiving week-end.  Problems arise when Canadians do not have all of their receipts in order from their shopping trip. … Continue Reading