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Crossborder M&A and PE Outlook
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Crossborder M&A and PE Outlook

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets recently hosted our virtual panel on cross-border investments and acquisitions. The panel was moderated by Doug McCullough and featured panelists Chris Dopp, Managing Director at BMO Middle Market M&A and Dan Jankovic, Partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Our panel...

What Biden Means for North American Trade
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What Biden Means for North American Trade

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce hosted our Virtual Trade Panel on Wednesday, March 3rd at 12:00 PM CST. The panel was moderated by Doug McCullough and featured panelists Clark Packard of the R Street Institute and Sean Speer of the University of Toronto and Public Policy Forum. This was a discussion about what the Biden...

CETA: A Gold Standard for Free Trade Agreements, and a Sign of a Shift in World Politics
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CETA: A Gold Standard for Free Trade Agreements, and a Sign of a Shift in World Politics

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is the biggest move Canada has made in the world of free trade agreements since the original NAFTA in the late 90s. Derived from a government study commissioned in 2008 called “Assessing the costs and benefits of a closer EU-Canada economic partnership”, CETA outlines new standards for trade in almost all...

The Obscurity to Authority Podcast with Doug McCullough
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The Obscurity to Authority Podcast with Doug McCullough

Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce Director, Doug McCullough, recently sat down with Darren Cabral of “The Obscurity to Authority” Podcast to discuss why Canadian Business owners are considering making the move to Texas and leaving Canada behind. You can listen to the full podcast here as well as on Itunes and Spotify.

Immigration Survey
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Immigration Survey

The Canada Texas Chamber of Commerce (CTCC) is conducting a survey to learn about the experience of visitors and temporary workers entering the United States from Canada. CTCC is seeking to gauge the level of ease or difficulty that such persons experience crossing the border. The survey inquires about commonly used ports of entry, visa category,...

Virtual Trade Panel featuring Clark Packard and Sean Speer
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Virtual Trade Panel featuring Clark Packard and Sean Speer

The Canada-Texas Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend our Virtual Trade Panel on Wednesday, March 3rd at 12:00 PM CST. The panel will be moderated by Doug McCullough and features panelists Clark Packard of the R Street Institute and Sean Speer of the University of Toronto and Public Policy Forum.  This will be a discussion...

Trade in North America Under a New Administration
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Trade in North America Under a New Administration

The State Bar of Texas International Law Section is hosting a one-hour CLE panel to discuss trade in North America and CTCC Director, Doug McCullough will be sharing his expertise. On January 22, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. CST, the State Bar of Texas International Law Section is hosting a one-hour CLE panel to discuss trade...

Aluminum Quotas
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Aluminum Quotas

This past Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Trade Representative announced that after consultations with the Canadian government, the U.S. government had determined they would place the recently imposed 10% tariff on hold, and instead, they would impose a quota system on Canadian aluminum. The U.S. quotas limit Canadian aluminum exports to be between 70,000 and 83,000...

CTCC Statement on Aluminum Tariffs
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CTCC Statement on Aluminum Tariffs

President Donald Trump announced yesterday that he will reimpose tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada, a move that reignites trade tensions just a month after USMCA took effect. The administration’s creation of trade fallouts with America’s key trading partners further increases the commercial risks and uncertainties faced by American companies. The 10% tariff will undoubtedly...