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The Revised CUSMA: An Overview of the Upcoming Changes

Canada, Mexico, USA - January 8 2020 The Canada-US-Mexico Agreement (“CUSMA”) was signed on November 30, 2018 to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”). On December 10…

Peter E. Kirby, Clifford Sosnow

Reconciliation and Renewal - What you Need to Know About the New Procurement Directive for Federal Government Contracts and Leases in Nunavut

Canada - November 11 2019 On December 20, 2019, the new Directive on Government Contracts, Including Real Property Leases, in the Nunavut Settlement Area (Directive) will come…

Marcia Mills

Rolling the Dice? Brexit and its Trade Effects on Canada

Canada, European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom - February 19 2020 After almost half a century as an European Union (“EU”) member, the UK left the EU on January 31, 2020 (“Brexit”). With the UK’s exit, much remains…

Peter E. Kirby, Clifford Sosnow, Faye Voight

2019 Year End Update: New Trade Agreement Thresholds and the Continued Elimination of CFTA Procurement Exceptions

Canada - January 31 2020 The governments of Alberta and Manitoba announced throughout 2019 that they will remove all remaining procurement exceptions under the Canadian Free…

Marcia Mills

The federal government’s right to issue stop work orders during COVID- 19: What Contractors Need to Know

Canada - April 6 2020 Under the Standard Acquisition Clauses and Conditions (SACC provisions), Contracting Authorities have the right to suspend or stop all or part of the…

Marcia Mills, Faye Voight