Media Advisory - The Canadian Institute's conference on Complying with
International Trade & Commercial Regulation

TORONTO, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - In today's economic climate, companies who want to take advantage of expanding their business globally need to navigate the increasingly complex international trade and commercial regulations. New developments, such as the recent U.S protectionist policies and the recent ratification of new free-trade treaties or ongoing free- trade negotiations, can lead to challenges or opportunities for Canadian businesses. Failure to comply with international trade regulations can lead to serious economic consequences for corporations. However, companies that can create and utilize successful trade policies can benefit from new global opportunities

At The Canadian Institute's conference on Complying with International Trade and Regulations, you will learn practical strategies to ensure compliance with complex trade regulations and minimize your company's risk. An outstanding speaker faculty of lawyers, regulators, in-house and government counsel will share their wide- ranging knowledge on matters of importance to you, including:

    -   Evaluating how the Canada-EU trade negotiations will affect Canadian
    -   Exploring foreign investment review under the amended Investment
        Canada Act
    -   Learning best practices for political risk management
    -   Gaining successful strategies for protecting business assets through
        foreign investment protections
    -   Understanding how international arbitration can assist in resolving
        trade disputes

    Conference Title:     Complying with International Trade & Commercial
    Date:                 November 30- December 1, 2009
    Location:             The Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto, ON

    About The Canadian Institute

For over 20 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world. The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country. For more information, visit

Media passes are issued at the discretion of The Canadian Institute and must be arranged in advance. Passes require two business days to process. Media can register in advance. For media accreditation contact: Paul McComb, 416-927-0718 Ext. 333 or

SOURCE Canadian Institute

For further information: For further information: Paul McComb, The Canadian Institute, 1329 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2C4, (416) 927-0718 Ext. 333,

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