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CETA and Your Business: Key International Trade and Intellectual Property Legal Issues and Opportunities

CETA and Your Business: Key International Trade and Intellectual Property Legal Issues and Opportunities
Live Webcast, June 22, 2017

The Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) is expected to soon come into force, which may impact your business globally. Leading members of our International Trade and Intellectual Property groups invite you to join them via webinar to discuss how to navigate through CETA to identify trade and intellectual property opportunities and understand compliance requirements.


  • Tariff elimination: An overview of which goods will become duty-free upon implementation
  • Rules of origin: How to qualify for reduced duties or duty-free treatment on imported and exported goods
  • Identifying opportunities: Canadian firms to bid on EU government procurement contracts, cross-border services and labour mobility/business travel
  • Changes to Canada's IP regime in view of CETA



  • Webinar Presentation: 12 – 1 p.m. EDT


  • Log-in details will be sent closer to the webinar date.

Mandatory Continuing Education


This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.


Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia

This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.

New York

Blake, Cassels & Graydon (U.S.) LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the State of New York. This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and/or experienced attorneys and has been accredited for 1 hour of CLE credits.