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Pre-Forum Webshop
February 14, 2014
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST)


Implications of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on Public Procurement

Brenda Swick
Partner,
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

CETA will greatly increase the ability of EU companies to sell to provincial, municipal and federal governments. For the first time provinces and municipalities will be subject to widespread international disciplines governing their procurement process and contract awards. What does this mean for you? Attend this pre-forum Webshop to learn:

  • How CETA will transform the way Canadian government agencies procure goods and services
  • What do provincial and MUSH sector entities need to be concerned about?
  • What will be the impact on “buy local” programs?
  • How will disputes be settled between European investors and Canadian government entities?

Meet Brenda Swick:

Brenda is a partner in the Litigation Department in Toronto, a member of the firm’s International Trade & Investment Law Group and Co-chair of the Procurement Group. As part of her government contracting practice, Ms. Swick advises clients on all aspects of federal, provincial and municipal government contracting in Canada, including bid preparation, contract negotiation, regulatory compliance, bid challenges and litigation.