Amazon HQ2: Dallas, Austin and Toronto Remain on the List

Amazon HQ2: Dallas, Austin and Toronto Remain on the List

Earlier this week, it was reported that Amazon is considering sites in downtown Dallas for its second headquarters. The attraction to Dallas is understandable. Dallas offers a robust economy and easy access to airports and rail lines, as well as ample space for expanding headquarters and other facilities. Dallas often ranks highly for places to live due to its affordable...

Canada and Mexico Spared from US Steel and Aluminum Tariffs for Now

Canada and Mexico Spared from US Steel and Aluminum Tariffs for Now

President Donald J. Trump announced the imposition of tariffs on imported steel and tariffs on the basis of national security concerns. Imported metals from Canada and Mexico will be spared the new tariffs for now. However, this may only be a temporary reprieve. President Trump made it clear that Canada and Mexico would face tariffs on imported metals if the...

NAFTA NEGOTIATIONS AND THE IMPACT ON CANADA-TEXAS TRADE

NAFTA NEGOTIATIONS AND THE IMPACT ON CANADA-TEXAS TRADE

NAFTA NEGOTIATIONS AND THE IMPACT ON CANADA-TEXAS TRADE Trade representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico are scheduled to meet in Montreal, Quebec on January 23, 2018 for the sixth round of negotiations in an effort to modernize and preserve the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The trilateral trade pact has been in effect since January 1, 1994.* ...

Canadian Outbound Energy M&A Volume Up Dramatically Compared to 2016

Canadian Outbound Energy M&A Volume Up Dramatically Compared to 2016

Oil and Gas Financial Journal recently reported that through Q3 2017 Canadian outbound mergers and acquisitions increased from 1522 to 1879  during the same time frame last year. This represents a 23% increase in deal volume. Dave Planques of PWC Canada was quoted as saying: “The boost in deal volume in 2017 makes for interesting analysis. The strong North American...

Canadian Expat Cross-Border Planning Seminar

Canadian Expat Cross-Border Planning Seminar

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce is presenting a Canadian Expat Cross-Border Planning Seminar including tax, investment, and estate planning. Tuesday, November 7th, 6:30-8:30 pm Office of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. 500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800, Dallas, TX 75201 To RSVP or get more info, contact invest@pacificapartners.com

Canadian Confederation Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Canadian Confederation Celebrates 150th Anniversary

July 1st marks 150 years of Canadian Confederation. Looking back on the history of the Canada-U.S. relationship, it is easy to see why we’ve become friends, partners, and allies. Looking forward, it’s clearly in our mutual interest to continue to work together to build stronger economies. Approximately 9 million American jobs depend on trade with Canada, and we have an...