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Canadian financial institutions to assume new human rights obligations

Canada - October 21 2019 Canadian financial institutions will soon be mandated to assess the human rights consequences associated with their project finance loans. The…

Bruce Fowler, Milos Barutciski.

Pan American Silver Resolves Human Rights Claim Against Tahoe

Canada - September 24 2019 On July 30, Pan American Silver announced the resolution of Gracia v. Tahoe Resources Inc. This marks the conclusion of the first of three claims…

Fred R. Pletcher, Milos Barutciski.

Canada becomes a State Party to the Arms Trade Treaty

Canada, OECD - September 3 2019 Canada will become a State Party to the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on September 17, 2019. The legislative and regulatory changes giving effect to…

Milos Barutciski.

Canada Imposes Sanctions on Nicaraguan Officials to Respond to Human Rights Abuses

Canada, Nicaragua - July 2 2019 ​Canada imposed economic sanctions against nine Nicaraguan government officials on June 20, 2019 as a result of ongoing human rights violations by…

Milos Barutciski.

Helms-Burton Act Announcement Puts Canadian Companies with Cuba Business at Risk

Canada, USA - April 22 2019 ​In an unprecedented move, U.S. President Trump has lifted the 23-year old suspension of the private right of action under Title III of the…

Jacob Mantle, Matthew Kronby, Milos Barutciski.