John Boscariol recent publications, attributions and speeches

 

  • Speaker, New Era for the Helms-Burton Act and the Canadian and EU Blocking Statutes, American Bar Association, June 13, 2019, Washington.
  • Speaker, Stuck in the Cloud: Trade Compliance Issues in Cloud Computing, International Compliance Professionals Association Canada Conference May 16, 2019, Toronto.
  • Speaker, “Contrasts and Conflicts in US and Canadian Export and Technology Transfer Controls, Economic Sanctions and Defence Trade Controls,” Export Compliance Training Institute Seminar Series: US Export Controls on Non-US Transactions , Washington, DC, May 14, 2019.
  • Speaker, Focus on Sanctions and The Sergei Magnitsky Law: Five Strategies to Ensure Compliance with Current Economic Sanctions Regime, The Canadian Institute, AML Financial Crime Conference, May 9, 2019.
  • Speaker, Anti-Corruption and Economic Sanctions Investigations, Legal Challenges and Opportunities in the Mining Industry Today, McCarthy Tétrault PDAC Seminar, March 5, 2019.
  • Speaker, Corruption and Economic Sanctions Risk in the Mining Sector , Canadian Association of Lawyers with Russian Eurasian Interest and McCarthy Tétrault PDAC Conference , March 4, 2019.
  • Quoted in “Lobby Wrap: Ex-Ukraine politico lobbying for removal from corrupt officials list,, iPOLITICS, by Marco Vigliotti, February 21, 2019.
  • Quoted in “The Strange Story Behind the SNC-Lavalin Affair”, The New York Times, by Ian Austen, February 15, 2019.
  • Speaker, I.E. Canada Webinar, A Deeper Dive into Canada’s Defence Trade Controls: Addressing Challenges in Controlled Goods Program Compliance, February 13, 2019.
  • Quoted in “Canada seeks clarity on Trump administration review of decades-old approach to Cuba”, POLITICOPRO, by Alexander Panetta, January 31, 2019.
  • Speaker, “What Would You Do If… Practical and Interactive Hypotheticals on Export Controls”, CI U.S. Export & Re-Export Compliance for Canadian Operations Conference, January 29, 2019.
  • Speaker, “Compliance Challenges with Canadian and US Export Controls - Addressing Compliance Challenges in the Interaction of Canadian and US Economic Sanctions and Export Controls in 2019, ECTI – US/Canada Conflicts of Law Webinar, January 24, 2019.
  • Speaker, “Navigating Business Between Russia and North America in a High-Risk Sanctions Environment”, Canadian Association of Lawyers with Russian Eurasian Interests Conference, McCarthy Tétrault, Toronto, December 3, 2018.
  • Course Leader and Speaker, IE Canada Economic Sanctions, Export and Technology Transfer Controls and Defence Trade Controls Full-Day Boot Camp, Toronto, November 19, 2018.
  • Co-Chair, “Aligning Regulation of Cannabis Markets with International Legal Obligations and Realities”, American Bar Association 2018 Mexico City Conference, November 8th, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Detecting, Preventing and Reporting Sophisticated Trade-Based Money Laundering Schemes”; Enhanced Due Diligence and Key Economic Sanctions Issues for the AML Practitioner, ACAMS, AML & Financial Crime Conference, Toronto, October 31, 2018.
  • Co-Author with Simon V. Potter, Martha Harrison, Robert Glasgow; Genevieve St-Cyr Larkin, Carmen Francis and Emilie Bruneau, “Canada Imposes 25% Surtax on Imports of 7 Steel Products and Announces Inquiry to Determine whether Safeguards are Warranted”, McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, October 19, 2018
  • Speaker and Moderator, “Tackling the Latest Canadian Sanctions Compliance and Enforcement Challenges for US, EU and Other Companies”, Sanctions Alert Risk Management Conference, New York City, October 15-16, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Why the U.S. agreed to scrap NAFTA’s Chapter 11”, National Magazine (Canadian Bar Association), by Doug Beasley, October 5, 2018.
  • Co-Author with Simon V. Potter, Martha Harrison, Robert Glasgow; Genevieve St-Cyr Larkin, Carmen Francis and Sarah Ferguson, “United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement: After a year, new terms have been agreed upon to replace NAFTA”, McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, October 2, 2018.Speaker and Moderator, “Evolving Trade Routes”, CNE China Belt & Road Initiative: What History’s Largest Infrastructure Development Project Means for Canada, Toronto, August 30, 2018.
  • Speaker, Mid-Year Update: 8th Annual National Consumer Products and Retail Summit – “Update on NAFTA Renegotiations and CETA Implementation: Impact on Retailers and Consumer-Facing Businesses, August 23, 2018.
  • Co-Author with Simon Potter, Martha Harrison, Robert Glasgow, Genevieve St-Cyr Larkin, The NAFTA Renegotiation Monitor, (updated August 16, 2018).
  • Speaker, IE Canada, Controlled Export Webinar Series, Session 3 – “Defence Trade Controls - Canada’s Controlled Goods Program and its Interaction with US ITAR”, July 26, 2018.
  • Speaker, IE Canada, Controlled Export Webinar Series, Session 2 – “Economic Sanctions: Mitigating Your Legal & Reputational Risk”, July 19, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Rebates protect Canada's auto industry from retaliatory tariffs”, Reuters, by Alison Martell, July 16, 2018.
  • Speaker, IE Canada, Controlled Export Webinar Series, Session 1 – “Addressing Emerging Compliance Challenges with Export and Technology Transfer Controls”, July 12, 2018.
  • Co-author with Martha Harrison, Simon Potter, Robert Glasgow and Claire Seaborn, “The Department of Finance announces a countermeasure surtax remission framework” McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, July 11, 2018.
  • Co-author with Bianca Déprés and Claire Seaborn; “Reporting of Payments to Aboriginal Governments Now Required Under the Canadian Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act”, McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, July 4, 2018.
  • Co-Author with Claire Seaborn and Robert Glasgow, “Year in Review – Export Controls and Economic Sanctions – Canada”, American Bar Association, The International Lawyer, July 3, 2018.
  • Quoted in “As Britain Exits Europe”, by Sandra Rubin, Lexpert Magazine, June 2018 issue.
  • Co-Author with David Porter, Andrew Matheson and Gabriel Querry, “Questions and Caution Regarding Canada’s Proposed Deferred Prosecution Regime”, McCarthy Tetrault Client Alert, June 6, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Will the US trade wars affect Canada?”, by Julius Melnitzer, Lexpert Magazine, June 2018 issue.
  • Quoted in “China factor looms large as trade wars heat up”, by Aidan Macnab, Canadian Lawyer, June 5, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Tariff Flurry Brings Compliance Headaches” by Henry Cutter, The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Can Canada actually call Trump’s bluff on trade?”, by John Lorinc, The Washington Post, June 4, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Cracking down on Corruption”, by Aidan Macnab, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, May 28, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Overcoming Corruption Challenges in Emerging Markets”, Transparency International Canada’s 8th Annual Day of Dialogue, Toronto, May 17, 2018.
  • Course Coordinator, Full Day Lexpert Anti-Bribery and Corruption Course, and Speaker, “Introduction And Overview Of The Anti-Corruption Landscape For Canadian Companies”, Toronto, May 10, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Stuck in the Cloud: Trade Control Compliance Issues in Cloud Computing”, 2018 International Compliance Professionals Association Canadian Conference, Toronto, May 6-8, 2018.
  • Lecturer, “Customs Enforcement, AMPS, and Appeals; Anti-Dumping, Countervail, and Safeguards; Import and Export Controls and Trade Embargoes; International Trade and Investment Agreements”, Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters Customs Duty and International Trade Course, Toronto, April 19, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Canada Unveils Its Version of a Deferred-Prosecution Agreement”, The Wall Street Journal, Risk and Compliance Journal, March 29, 2018.
  • Guest Lecturer, Environmental Measures in International Trade and Investment Law, International Environmental Law Course, Osgood Hall Law School, March 20, 2018.Quoted in “The strange case of a Canadian firm that got a special exemption to avoid Russian sanctions”, Vice News, by Corbett Hancey, March 8, 2018.
  • Speaker, Anti-Bribery, Economic Sanctions, and Doing Business in Russia Panels, “Practical and Legal “Ins” and “Outs” of Doing Business in Emerging Markets”, Canadian Association of Lawyers with Russian Eurasian Interests Mining Law Conference at PDAC:, McCarthy Tétrault, Toronto, March 6, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Corporate-misconduct laws could aid SNC-Lavalin”, The Globe and Mail by Nicolas Van Praet, February 23, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Update on NAFTA Renegotiations and CETA Implementation: Impact on Retailers and Consumer-Facing Businesses”, 8th Annual National Consumer Products and Retail Summit, McCarthy Tétrault, Toronto, February 22, 2018,
  • Quoted in “Disputes Over NAFTA Turn Provincial for Canada, U.S.”, The Wall Street Journal, by Paul Vierra, February 7, 2018.
  • Quoted in “The Morning Risk Report: Canadian Human-Rights Watchdog to Nip at Reputations”, The Wall Street Journal, by Mara Lemos Stein, February 2, 2018.
  • Co-Author with Simon Potter, “NAFTA Renegotiation Monitor”, McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, January 25, 2018.
  • Co-Author with Robert A. Glasgow, Martha Harrison and Claire Seaborn, “Key Developments in Canada’s Economic Sanctions and Export Controls During 2017 & What to Expect in 2018”, McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, January 22, 2018.
  • Co-Author with Robert A. Glasgow, Martha Harrison, Andrew Matheson, Gabriel Querry and Claire Seaborn, “Canada Continues Efforts in Battling Foreign Corruption – 2017 in Review and What to Expect for 2018”, McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, January 16, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Canada's WTO broadside: What's the strategy ?”, CBA/ ABC NATIONAL Magazine, by Yves Faguy, January 11, 2018.
  • Quoted in “Canada Files WTO Complaint Over U.S. Use of Tariffs”, The Wall Street Journal, by Paul Vieira, January 10, 2018.
  • Speaker, “Canada-U.S. Update: Cross Border M&A and NAFTA”, McCarthy Tétrault, New York, NY, November 30, 2017.
  • Speaker, “Key Issues for Canada’s Foreign Bribery Laws: Practical Perspectives on Compliance, Due Diligence and Investigations”, PECB Conference, Montreal, November 14, 2017.
  • Speaker, “Protecting Against Bribery Risk in Business Transactions: Developing an Effective Due Diligence Strategy in Mergers and Acquisitions, Financings, Joint Ventures and Private Equity Investments”, PECB Conference, Montreal, November 13, 2017.
  • Quoted in “Portnov's complaint: Ukrainian man takes Chrystia Freeland to court over sanctions”, National Post, by Marie-Danielle Smith, November 7, 2017.
  • Co-Author with Robert A. Glasgow, Marc-Alexandre Hudon and Claire Seaborn “Facilitation Payments Now Illegal Under Canada’s Foreign Corruption Law”, McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, November 1, 2017.
  • Co-Author with Robert A. Glasgow, Alexandre Mireault, Simon V. Potter and Clair Seaborn, “Canada Publishes a Somewhat Consolidated Economic Sanctions List”, McCarthy Tétrault Legal Update, October 31, 2017.
  • Speaker, “Maintaining Robust Policies and Programs for an Increasingly Complex Sanctions Landscape”, ACAMS AML & Financial Crime Conference, Toronto, October 31, 2017.
  • Speaker, “NAFTA, Trump and Canada: What does it mean for your business?”, McCarthy Tétrault, Montreal, October 26, 2017.
  • Speaker, “Cyber, Terrorist Sanctions and Other Sanctioned Geographies: Deciphering Key Programs from Both an OFAC and Canadian Perspective”, ACI 3rd Canadian Forum on Economic Sanctions Compliance & Enforcement –Toronto, October 25, 2017.
  • Speaker, “Canadian and US Export Controls and Economic Sanctions: Key Steps for Mitigating Risk Exposure for Software and Technology Companies”, The Canadian IT Law Association Annual Conference –Toronto, October 24, 2017.
  • Quoted in “NAFTA Withdrawal Could Pull Rug Out From US Investors”, Law360, by Caroline Simon, New York, October 19, 2017.
  • Speaker, “CETA Webinar: Your EU Questions Answered, Part 3”, Export Development Canada Webinar, Part 3 of 3 in a Series, October 11, 2017,
  • Speaker, “Anti-corruption Issues in the Mining Industry”, International Bar Association Conference, Sydney, Australia, October 9, 2017.
  • Quoted in “The Morning Risk Report: Canada Bolsters Sanctions Rules”, The Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2017.
  • Quoted in “Canada needs to stand firm and pass anti-corruption legislation”, National Post, by John Ivison, October 3, 2017.