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  • International Trade and Regulatory Compliance
  • International Trade and Regulatory Compliance
  • International Trade and Regulatory Compliance

International Trade and Regulatory Compliance

We are extremely sad to share the news that Mark Sills passed away on December 31, 2018. A copy of his obituary can be found here.

We will be winding up Sills Egsgard LLP in due course. Should you require any information, kindly contact Jennifer Egsgard at jegsgard@lexmercantile.com. 

Sills Egsgard LLP offers a unique package of skills and experience to assist individuals and businesses, including those engaged in domestic and international trade. We deliver focussed and cost-effective advice to both Canadian and non-Canadian firms to assist them in meeting the evolving regulatory compliance requirements that now feature prominently in international business transactions, and in resolving disputes.

Our private sector expertise enables us to provide the advice that you need in the areas of Canadian customs law, import and export controls, trade sanctions, foreign anti-bribery issues, trade remedies including anti-dumping, countervailing duty and safeguards investigations, government procurement and civil litigation.

We also have considerable practical experience in advising clients on protection of foreign investments through foreign trade and investment agreements, including bilateral and multilateral investment protection treaties.

Our dispute resolution capabilities complement our trade expertise and can help you strategically and efficiently resolve disputes with other individuals or businesses. 

Private businesses can also benefit from our wide-ranging knowledge of the World Trade Organization agreements and their concrete application in domestic law.  Similarly, our knowledge of the rights and obligations resulting from the more than 200 preferential trading agreements now in force between various countries around the world can be of great value to your company in assessing foreign market access potential for your products and services.  

We can also offer trade and economic law advice to governments grappling with the problem of developing trade and economic regulatory regimes that promote economic growth and development.

Our lawyers and consultants cumulatively have decades of experience in international trade and investment matters, as well as dispute resolution.

We look forward to being of service.