BLG Releases 2017 Guide to Doing Business in Canada

BLG Provides Insight and Practical Advice to Foreign Companies Looking to Do Business in Canada Today

TORONTO, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce the release of its 2017 edition of Doing Business in Canada to support foreign companies looking to establish business operations in Canada or considering an investment in a Canadian business.

BLG's Doing Business in Canada covers the Canadian laws and regulations that are most relevant to foreign companies and investors, and includes chapters on important topics such as foreign investment regulation, securities regulation, employment law, Canadian international trade regulation, competition law, intellectual property, privacy, taxation, insolvency and restructuring, and litigation, arbitration and mediation.

"The Canadian government has made it clear that our country is open for business, and as a truly Canadian law firm with deep roots across the country, BLG is here to help ensure our foreign investor clients succeed," said Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO at BLG. "As our latest edition of Doing Business in Canada highlights, BLG has the expertise and national presence to advise foreign companies on any area of law, in any industry, from coast to coast."

In addition to its operations in each of Canada's major business centres and the nation's capital, BLG has a business development office in Beijing, China, and actively represents many of the world's leading international organizations. BLG is widely recognized as a leading Canadian law firm, receiving top-tier recognition in a number of practice areas in international publications such as Chambers Global and the Legal 500.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country's largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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SOURCE Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

For further information: For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact: Stéphanie Alison Berthiaume, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP,, 514.954.2531; Tia Thomas, Environics Communications,, 416.969.2729.


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