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CBA International Law Section

CBA Section on International Law articles are published under the banner Bulletin. Members interested in posting articles are encouraged to send them to the Section’s Communications Officer.

Communications Officer: Andrew Lanouette


CETA, NAFTA and TPP: Trade agreements in a shifting landscape

  • June 18, 2018
  • Bruce Macallum

The latest webinar presented by the International Law Section looks at the shifting landscape surrounding international trade agreements, in a time of Brexit and an increasingly protectionist U.S. administration.

International Law

Foreign investment in residential real estate: Recognize as FDI or not?

  • March 06, 2017
  • Noemi Gal-Or

A ubiquitous form of foreign direct investment1 is investment in residential real estate. However, neither trade and investment treaties nor reports on investment reflect this reality. Presumably, investment in housing purchases and construction form part of larger industry categories, e.g. “unspecified” or “business activities,”2 or is obscured due to the elusive nationality of investors,3 consequently escaping classification as greenfield, M&A, or portfolio investment.

International Law

Is there a place for corporations within the human rights debate?

  • July 14, 2016
  • Patricia Steele

Human rights are about each of us living in dignity and the human rights project is about standing up to injustice and showing solidarity in the face of oppression. Due to economic globalization, operations of transnational corporations have an impact on local and international markets and affairs of state.

Business Law, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Constitutional & Human Rights and 1 more..., International Law

CBA-Ontario branch report

  • July 08, 2014
  • Antonin I. Pribetic

Read on to see what’s been going on in the Ontario branch...

International Law

Alberta Branch report

  • July 08, 2014
  • Brianna E. C. Guenther and Jordan Hulecki

Read on to see what’s been going on in the Alberta Branch...

International Law

BC Branch report

  • July 08, 2014
  • Jennifer Button and Jeffrey D. Horswill

Read on to see what’s been going on in the BC Branch…

International Law