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约翰’s engagement with the most complex international trade issues and opportunities of the day is unmatched in the marketplace

约翰·W·博斯卡里奥尔 is head of the firm’s 国际贸易& Investment Law Group and a partner in our Litigation Group. He helps clients understand how international trade agreements and foreign investment laws impact their business. 约翰 assists clients through the tangle of regulatory impediments faced by Canadian companies seeking to expand their business globally, and to international businesses entering the Canadian market.


Marshaling his considerable experience and wealth of knowledge about the trade laws in Canada, the US and the EU, 约翰 advises both private and public sector clients on the application of laws governing foreign investment and the cross-border trade in goods, 服务 and technology across myriad industries, including financial 服务, natural resources, consumer goods, defence and infrastructure.

" 令人难以置信的插入–在他不知情的情况下,贸易世界没有任何事情发生, "他的“几乎在贸易法各个领域的专业知识。 "


With internationally recognized expertise in the interpretation and enforcement of international trade and investment protection agreements, 约翰’s practice focuses on white collar matters, as well as enforcement and compliance matters regarding anti-corruption laws and policies, economic sanctions, export, import and technology transfer controls, defence trade controls, blocking measures (Cuba), national security measures, anti-dumping, countervail and safeguard measures, government procurement, and customs and tariffs. .

In addition to advising clients on strategic planning, compliance and enforcement, 约翰 regularly deals with various government agencies responsible for the administration of these laws and appears before panels, courts, and tribunals hearing disputes involving international trade and investment matters.

" 他显然是加拿大在这一领域的领先专家之一。他的知识不仅涵盖加拿大法律,而且对美国和欧盟法律非常了解。 "

约翰 is also an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario law school where he designed and is currently teaching Anti-Corruption Law and its Application in International Business, one of the first courses of its kind to be taught at a Canadian law school. In 2017 he testified before Canada's Parliament on the enforcement of economic sanctions and anti-terrorism laws, and many of his recommendations were adopted in the House of Commons 2017 report: A Coherent and Effective Approach to Canada’s Sanctions Regimes: Sergei Magnitsky and Beyond. 约翰 is the organizer and course leader of Lexpert’s annual full-day Canada-wide Anti-Bribery and Corruption Course, currently in its sixth year.

A prolific author and sought-after speaker, 约翰 received his B. Comm. (Gold Medalist) from the University of 多伦多 in 1990. He received his LLB from the Faculty of Law at the University of 多伦多 and was called to the Ontario bar in 1995. In 1998, he received his LLM (International Trade and Competition Law) from the Osgoode Hall 法学院.

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