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Canada’s Franchise Disclosure Legislation That Affects Your Company

Posted by Joseph Whitcomb on Aug 28, 2014 9:56:30 PM

Canada’s Franchise Disclosure Legislation

Due to its proximity to the United States, expanding operations into Canada is a natural progression for many companies, particularly those based out of northern states.  Despite its physical proximity, businesses expanding into Canada still face the challenges of conducting an international business.  One such challenge is knowing and ensuring compliance with foreign laws; consulting with an attorney is always recommended if you want to move past our northern border.

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Topics: International Business, Colorado international business lawyers, International business attorneys, international business attorneys in Colorado

US-China Relations-Tires Cause Friction Between

Posted by Joseph Whitcomb on Jul 30, 2014 9:27:50 PM

US-China Relations: Where the Rubber Meets for the Road

US-China relations  is a fascinating case study in international law.  The two superpowers seem to butt heads on everything. From trade rules to human rights, it seems more newsworthy when the two countries agree than when they disagree.  Recent news foreshadowed what may be the next source of tension between the countries: tires.  The US International Trade Commission (US ITC) voted to begin an investigation into possible “dumping” of tires imported from China.

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Topics: International Business, Colorado international business lawyers, International business attorneys

WTO Issues Mixed Ruling In US-China Case

Posted by Joseph Whitcomb on Jul 19, 2014 2:03:18 PM

Will WTO ruling intensify or lessen Chinese-U.S. tensions?

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body issued a decision this week in an appeal by China to overturn a U.S. law, Public Law 112 – 99, as inconsistent with international trade rules.  Who won?  It depends on who you ask, although both sides have issued statements claiming victory.  The U.S. rule stands, but the body ruled in favor of China on another related issue.

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Topics: International Business, Colorado international business lawyers, International business attorneys, World Trade Organization, WTO

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