Thomas van den Hoogen practises international trade law. He also provides assistance in general regulatory matters. Thomas works with clients in a range of industries including aerospace and defence, and technology.
As part of his international trade law practice, Thomas prepares filings with the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on matters relating to anti-dumping and countervailing trade remedies. He also advises on import regulations, export controls, economic sanctions and controlled goods.
Prior to and throughout his law studies, Thomas worked as an analyst in the legal department of a multinational aerospace and defence company. In this role, he advised the company’s various Canadian and foreign business units on international trade issues, performed compliance audits, and developed procedures relating to controlled goods, economic sanctions and export controls. Thomas also volunteered at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill.
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Insights by Thomas van den Hoogen (8 Posts)
Review and analysis of recent developments where parties try to rely on MAE clauses as a mechanism to avoid closing a transaction.
COVID-19: “Essential” Information About the Consequences of Continuing to Operate a “Non-Essential Business” in Ontario and Québec
An outline of the potential consequences to continuing to operate a business ordered to close by the governments of Quebec and Ontario.
As the impact of COVID-19 becomes more severe, companies must pay close attention to "boilerplate" provisions in their contracts dealing with force majeure.
Description of proposed modern slavery legislation in Canada that aims to address the issue of forced and child
labor in supply chains.
The CRTC has established a mandatory code of conduct, regarding consumer contracts for fixed retail Internet
services, which comes into effect January 31, 2020.
On September 17, 2019, Canada will formally become a State Party to the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty that regulates the international trade in conventional arms
Compliant at this Time: Canada's Options Regarding its Treaty Obligations and the Legalization and Regulation of Non-Medical Cannabis
Change is in the Airwaves: CRTC Expands the Wireless Code of Conduct
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