The U.K. Elections Are In:
What Does This Mean for Canadian Businesses?

Presented on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The U.K. Elections Are In: What Does This Mean for Canadian Businesses?

  • Speakers:
  • Jason Langrish, Executive Director, Canada Europe Roundtable for Business (TBC)
  • Ashley Prime, Managing Director, London, U.K., Navigator Ltd.
  • The Honourable Jean Charest, Partner, Business Law, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • John W. Boscariol, Partner, Litigation and Head of International Trade & Investment Law Group, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Robert Brant, Managing Partner, London, U.K., Business Law, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Lara Nathans, Partner, Business Law, Leader of National Retail and Consumer Markets Group, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • About this program:
  • Following the hung verdict delivered by voting citizens of Britain in the general election, Theresa May, leader of the Conservative party appears set to form the next government with no clear majority. Britain’s exit from the European Union will continue to dominate as a priority for the leader of this new government. The outcome of the inevitable Brexit negotiations will result in the reconfiguration of the political, economic, and legal landscapes of Britain and Europe, with a ripple effect that is sure to be felt throughout Canada and worldwide.

    Join our panel of Canadian and U.K. experts as they examine:

    • Global Context
    a. Results of U.K. election – What Does This Mean?
    b. Global Economics Trends
    c. Canada’s Economic Relationship With the U.K.

    • Brexit
    a. Why Brexit?
    b. Negotiating Brexit: High Stakes

    • Where Does Canada Fit In?
    a. CETA, new FTA with U.K.
    b. U.K.’s Market for Canada

  • Accreditation:

  • This program qualifies for up to 1.5 hours of eligible educational activity or CPD credit under the mandatory education regimes in British Columbia, Ontario and Québec.