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Greg Kanargelidis

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Customs Appeals

  • Maples Industries, Inc. (Appeal No. AP-2014-009)

  • De Ronde Tire Supply, Inc. (Appeal No. AP-2011-014)

  • Kwality Imports (Customs Act) (AP-2010-068)

  • Fritz Marketing Inc. (Appeal No. AP-2005-029)

Dumping Cases

  • Certain Fasteners (RR-2019-002)

  • Certain Steel Goods (Exclusion Inquiry) (GC-2018-001-E2)

  • Certain Fasteners (LE-2019-001)

  • 54-inch Gypsum Board (GB2 2018 IN)

  • Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate (RD-2016-002)

  • Welded Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe (Inquiry No. NQ-2016-001)

  • Certain Fasteners Expiry (Review No. RR-2014-001)

  • Certain Fasteners (LE-2013-003)

  • Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate (Inquiry No. NQ-2013-005)

  • Galvanized Steel Wire (Inquiry No. NQ-2013-001)

  • Polyiso Insulation Board (Inquiry No. NQ-2009-005)

  • Mattress Innerspring Units (Inquiry No. NQ-2009-002)

  • Waterproof Footwear (Inquiry No. NQ-2009-001)

NAFTA Binational Panel Reviews

  • Synthetic Baler Twine from U.S.A. (CDA-94-1904-02)

  • Wood Venetian Blinds and Slats from Mexico (CDA-MEX-2004-1904-01)

Federal Court of Appeal

  • M & M Footwear (Court File No. A-339-03) (April 28, 2004)

Safeguard Inquiries

  • Certain Steel Goods – Exclusions Inquiry Order (GC-2018-001-E1)

Awards & Recognition

Greg was named the 2018 and 2016 Toronto "Lawyer of the Year " for International Trade and Finance Law by Best Lawyers. He also received a 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award for excellence and thought leadership in commodity tax/customs. In 2013, he was presented with a Client Choice Award in Trade & Customs - Ontario by International Law Office.

Greg is also recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business - 2019-2021 (International Trade/WTO)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2020-2021 (International Trade and Finance Law; Tax Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - 2019-2020 (Commodity Tax/Customs; International Trade Regulation)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (International Trade/WTO)

  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada - 2019-2020 (Commodity Tax/Customs; International Trade Regulation)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2020 (International Trade)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 (International Trade/WTO: Canada)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2019 (Leading Lawyer - International Trade)

  • Who's Who Legal: Trade & Customs 2019

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2019 (Trade & Customs)

  • The 2017 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada (International Trade Regulation and Commodity Tax/Customs)

  • The 2016 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Commodity Tax/Customs and International Trade Regulation)

  • International Tax Review’s World Tax 2019 – Highly Regarded (Indirect Tax)

  • International Tax Review's Indirect Tax Leaders 2019 (8th Edition)

  • Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading International Trade and Shipping Lawyers 2017

Professional Activities

Greg is chair of the Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade Section of the Canadian Bar Association; a senior advisor and past co-chair of the Customs Law Committee, Section of International Law and Practice, of the American Bar Association; and past chair of the Ontario Bar Association's International Law Section. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and of the Trade Compliance and Recourse Subcommittee of the Border Commercial Consultative Committee of the Canada Border Services Agency.

Greg is a frequent speaker and writer on commodity tax, customs and international trade topics.

Outside his legal practice, he is very active in the community and, among other positions, is chair of the board of trustees of TMS School and a board member of the Hellenic Home for the Aged.

Professional Appearances
Media Activities
  • Quoted: Our friends in the North - Canada focus
    WorldECR, Issue 78, April 2019.
  • Quoted: What if there’s no NAFTA?
    Author by Peter Kenter, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, Industry Spotlight, March 5, 2018.
LL.M. (International Business), Osgoode Hall Law School - 1992
Admitted to the Ontario Bar (Third Prize) - 1990
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School - 1988
B.Comm., University of Toronto - 1987
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