The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) came into force on July 1, 2020, bringing significant changes to the rules for trade and investment protection between the three countries.
Blakes International Trade lawyers will discuss key tools on how to benefit from the new CUSMA since its recent implementation. They will also provide an overview of some of the core provisions that have taken effect as of July 1. These include the new rules for certification of origin, changes to the low value shipment and de minimis thresholds, optional advance rulings to support CUSMA origin claims, new rules for verifications, dispute resolution mechanisms, and more.
Mandatory Continuing Education
This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.
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 certificate 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.
This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.
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