CBA International Law Conference: The Future of Canada-U.S. Cross-Border Relations (Vancouver, BC, May 6-7, 2010)

The Canadian Bar Association’s Section of International Law will be hosting the 2010 International Law Conference: The Future of Canada-U.S. Cross-Border Relations on May 6-7, 2010 at the Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Vancouver, B.C.

The conference agenda is available here.

Conference topics to include:

  • Legal lessons in inter-jurisdictional relations from the 2010 Olympics Games
  • Trade issues -“buy American”, border congestion, and “cap & trade”
  • Canadian and American cross-border concerns and opportunities: a dialogue between the legal profession, stakeholders, and government
  • Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement, Agreement on Internal Trade, North American Free Trade and the World Trade Organization: integration or fragmentation of inter-jurisdictional law?
  • Labour movement and human trafficking into the Pacific Northwest
  • Year in review: report on significant cases

On Thursday, May 6 the conference dinner features a keynote address by Justice Ian Binnie, Supreme Court of Canada on “Corporate Complicity in International Human Rights Abuse – The Search for Effective Remedies.”

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