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Contact: Michael Woods
2020 University Street, Suite 1920
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A5

Gottlieb and Associates is Canada’s only law firm dedicated exclusively to international trade law. Founded in 1969, it has been the training ground for several generations of Canada’s leading trade lawyers. Gottlieb and Associates has deep expertise and knowledge of all aspects of international trade law and the experience to handle the most sophisticated international trade and investment issues that may arise under bilateral and regional trade agreements, such as dispute settlements (e.g. investment claims under NAFTA Chapter 11). The firm is adept at handling the special problems related to the movement of goods, services and intellectual properties across borders. Founding partner Richard Gottlieb is a pioneer in the field with a global reputation. He maintains a varied practice covering all international trade issues with emphasis on anti-dumping and subsidy actions, customs valuation and transfer pricing. Mr. LaFortune has extensive experience in international trade law and policy and has over 20 years of experience in dispute settlement under Canadian law, including the NAFTA and the WTO. Michael Woods is re-joining the firm and bringing his wide ranging practice and experience as Government of Canada counsel. Zave Kaufman brings over 20 years of customs compliance and tariff classification duties and GST experience from his work with two of Canada’s leading customs brokers. The firm represents clients’ interests’ with government officials, before administrative tribunals, and the courts.

Experience and capabilities include:

  • Appeals and Judicial Reviews
  • Border and Supply Chain Security Programs • Country of Origin • Cross Border GST/HST • Customs Audits • Customs Compliance Advisory Service • Customs Duties Relief • Customs Valuation • Free Trade Agreements • Government Procurement • Government Relations and Lobbying • Import and Export Controls • International Trade and Investment Arbitration and Mediation
  • NAFTA Chapter 11 and Investor State Arbitration under bilateral
  • Product Regulation and Standards
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Supply and Install Contracts
  • Tariff Classification
  • Tariff Preferences
  • Trade and Environment
  • Trade Remedies: Anti-Dumping Subsidy and Safeguard Action • Transfer Pricing • WTO Agreements • WTO and NAFTA Dispute Settlement

For more information, visit www.gottliebtradeandcustoms.com.

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