Crossborder M&A and PE Outlook

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 discussed the outlook and trends...

What Biden Means for North American Trade

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 administration means for trade between...

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

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 conceivable industrial sectors, as well...

Immigration Survey

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, and associated experience at the...

Virtual Trade Panel featuring Clark Packard and Sean Speer

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 about what the Biden administration...

Trade in North America Under a New Administration

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 in North America. With a...

Commercial Truck Drivers as Business Visitors

Commercial Truck Drivers as Business Visitors

Canadian and Mexican truck drivers are authorized by Department of Homeland Security regulations to enter the U.S. as B-1 business visitors to transport goods into the United States from Canada or Mexico. Furthermore, goods loaded in the U.S. may be delivered by B-1 drivers from the U.S. to Mexico or Canada. These seemingly simple rules are nuanced in many ways....

Aluminum Quotas

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 tonnes per month until December....