Mark Warner Comments on the Prospects of “Buy American” Conditions in Trump’s Infrastructure Plans

Mark Warner Comments on the Prospects of “Buy American” Conditions in Trump’s Infrastructure Plans

Mark Warner was interviewed by the Calgary Herald and by  Global News about the prospects of “Buy American” conditions arising out of  President-Elect Donald Trump’s infrastructure spending plans and the implications for Canada. (November 25, 2016) Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade and advised Ontario in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement and on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Arbitrations. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

Mark Warner Comments on the Formal Request that U.S. Authorities Investigate Canadian Softwood Lumber Exports

Mark Warner was quoted in the Globe and Mail about the U.S. Lumber Coalition formal request that the U.S. Department of Commerce investigate whether Canada is conducting unfair trade in softwood lumber. (November 25, 2016) Mr. Warner is a Canadian and U.S. lawyer and was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade where he advised Ontario in the CETA negotiations and on various NAFTA trade and investment disputes. Mr. Warner has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate.

Mark Warner Interviewed About the Pros and Cons for Canada in Renegotiating NAFTA

Mark Warner was interviewed on BNN and in the Toronto Star about the pros and cons of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) as suggested by President-Elect Donald Trump. (November 14 & 17, 2016) Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade and advised Ontario in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement and on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Arbitrations. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

Mark Warner Interviewed About the Implications of the Election of Donald Trump on Canada-U.S. Trade

Mark Warner was interviewed by AM630 CHED in Edmonton, AM980 CPFL London, Ontario and the New York Times about the impact of the election of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump on Canada’s trade with the United States and the implications for the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”). (November 9 & 10, 2016) Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade and advised Ontario in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement and on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Arbitrations. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

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Mark Warner Comments on the Antitrust / Competition Approval Hurdles for the Agrium / Potash Corp Merger

Mark Warner was interviewed by Reuters, Globe and Mail, Daily Mail, CNBC, Yahoo FinanceBusiness Insider and TD Waterhouse about the antitrust / competition notification and approval issues following the shareholder approval of the merger between the two leading Canadian potash producers, Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. (November 3, 2016) Mark, a Canadian and U.S. attorney, has advised clients on international competition and trade matters in the potash industry in the past. Mark is a past Chair of the International and Economics Committees of the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law as well as a member of the Section’s Task Forces on Competition Policy and NAFTA and Antitrust in the Global Economy. He has been listed in the Euromoney / International Financial Law Review Guide to the World’s Leading Competition lawyers. In 2015, Mark was elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Mark is also a former Acting Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services and was responsible for prosecutions under the Consumer Protection Act (Ontario).

Mark Warner Interviewed About the Signing of CETA and Next Steps in Ratification and Implementation

Mark Warner was interviewed on CBC Power & Politics and CBC News Network about the signing of the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) and the next steps in the process of ratification in the EU and implementation in Canada. (October 28 & 30, 2016) Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, previously practiced trade and competition law in Brussels and as Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade advised Ontario in the CETA negotiations and on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Arbitrations. Mr. Warner has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate.


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Mark Warner Interviewed About the Approval of CETA in Belgium & Next Steps in EU Ratification

Mark Warner was interviewed on BNN and CBC On the Money about the prospects for the approval of the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) in Belgium and the next steps in the process of EU ratification. (October 27, 2016) Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, previously practiced trade and competition law in Brussels and as Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade advised Ontario in the CETA negotiations and on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Arbitrations. Mr. Warner has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate.

Mark Warner Participated in a Kyiv Chamber of Commerce & Industry Workshop on Accessing the Canadian Market

Mark Warner spoke on international sales agreements and business formation in a Kyiv Chamber of Commerce & Industry Workshop on Accessing the Canadian Market sponsored by Sergii Koziakov & Partners. (October 26, 2016) The Workshop was aimed at exploring opportunities for Ukrainian businesses to take advantage of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) signed on July 11, 2016 and which will go through the domestic legislative processes to ratify and implement the Agreement. Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, previously practiced trade and competition law in Brussels and as Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade advised Ontario in the Canada and European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations. Mr. Warner has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate, including advising Eastern European countries on competition policy accession requirements in the context of the EC PHARE Program and other countries on European Partnership Agreements.

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Mark Warner Interviewed About Prospects for Concluding CETA Following Rejection by a Belgian Regional Assembly

Mark Warner was interviewed on BNN about the prospects for the EU Council to approve the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) following the rejection by the Wallonia regional assembly in Belgium. (October 21, 2016) Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, previously practiced trade and competition law in Brussels and as Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade advised Ontario in the CETA negotiations and on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Arbitrations. Mr. Warner has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate.

Mark Warner Discusses the Process For the European Union to Approve CETA Following Opposition in Belgium

Mark Warner was quoted in this iPolitics article on whether the EU Council needs to approve the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) by qualified majority or unanimous vote and the prospects for provisional application and ratification of the agreement. (October 17, 2016) Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, previously practiced trade and competition law in Brussels and as Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade advised Ontario in the CETA negotiations and on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Arbitrations. Mr. Warner has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate.

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