Continue your PD: Webinars, free teleconferences and more!

  • April 23, 2020

In these unprecedented and challenging times, we wish you and your family good health and security. Our Section remains committed to offering quality programs, including our Doing Business Internationally series. Teleconference and webinar options are available, with several offered at no charge to CBA members!

Please check the CBA’s COVID-19 Resource Hub for additional professional development and resources.


Doing Business in Canada’s Backyard (April 29, 2020, Webcast)

Presented by the CBA and OBA International Law Sections, this program addresses the Canada United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) as Canadian businesses with links to the US or Mexico review their business structures to identify risks and opportunities. This event will also cover special considerations and impacts related to COVID-19 and its aftermath. Register now!

Playing by the Rules? Canada’s Changing Trade Remedies Regime (April 30, 2020, Webinar)

The Government of Canada and the Canada Border Services Agency have made fundamental changes to Canada’s trade remedy landscape. Our panel of experts will dissect the recent amendments, provide an overview of the legal implications for Canadian producers, importers and exporters, and share insights on future compliance with the changing trade remedy regime. Register Now!

Doing Business in Europe (May 5, 2020, Free Teleconference for CBA members)

Presented by the CBA International Law Section and CBA Quebec, this program will look at access to European markets in the context of free-trade agreements between Canada, the European Union and EFTA countries, Brexit negotiations, key regulations affecting contracts and the transfer of personal data, and the current global situation and trends. Register Now!

Doing Business in Africa (June 25, 2020, Free Teleconference for CBA members)

Presented by the CBA International Law Section and the ABA, this program will examine key elements when advising clients that intend to do business in Africa. The speakers will address African markets in the context of key regulations, how to protect property rights, taxation, corporate social responsibility and human rights. Register Now!


  • Contact Ewa Gosal, Communications Officer, to submit member articles or provide suggestions for future webinars or other events.
  • Interested in being an Editor or Peer reviewer?
    • We are relaunching the Canadian International Lawyer (CIL). CIL is a peer-reviewed journal and a resource to practitioners of international law. If you are interested, please send an expression of interest and a curriculum vitae to Andrew Lanouette by May 4, 2020.
  • If you are interested in participating in any of the Section’s upcoming meetings with government via Zoom video conference, please contact us and express your interest.
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Best regards on behalf of the entire Executive,

Aaron Ogletree
Chair, CBA International Law 2019-2020