Areas of Practice - Cross Border

The cross-border practice of law draws on various legal disciplines, including the representation of clients in contract disputes, the provision of federal and provincial regulatory “due diligence” compliance advice and the drafting of commercial contracts and documents. We benefit from a close networking relationship with a number of lawyers from Mexico and the United States as corporate, regulatory and litigation matters will frequently require strategic planning and the sharing of information so as to ensure ‘cross border’ coverage. Our lawyers are frequently engaged by industry, insurers and American counsel to provide valued input on a range of cross-border matters including the following:

  • Acquisition and Sale of Canadian Companies
  • Border and Supply Chain Security
  • Bus Line Licensing and Regulatory Compliance
  • Canada – United States Trusted Trader Programs
  • Cargo Claims
  • Claims for Unpaid Freight Charges
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Contracts of Carriage - Drafting and Negotiation
  • Customs Clearance
  • Defence of Casualty Claims arising from Transportation Accidents
  • Defending Motor Carrier Regulatory Infraction Proceedings
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Domestic Enforcement of United States Court Judgments
  • Freight Broker – Carrier Contract Drafting and Negotiations
  • Freight Broker Licensing and Regulatory Compliance
  • Freight Forwarder Licensing and Regulatory Compliance in Canada
  • Importation of Goods and Advance Cargo Reporting (eManifest)
  • In rem actions and pre-judgment protection of assets and evidence
  • International Sales of Goods
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Logistics Intermediary Contracts – Drafting and Negotiation
  • Motor Truck Carrier Licensing and Regulatory Compliance in Canada
  • MTC Representation in “Show Cause” Hearings before Canadian Regulators
  • Prosecution and Defence of Non-Solicitation and Non-Competition Contract Clauses
  • Shipper - Carrier Contract Drafting and Negotiations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • Trusted Trader Programmes
  • Warehouse Claims