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We’re happy to announce our new venue! Plan to join us on Friday, December 14th for our annual Lucia celebration, now at the Hilton Toronto (145 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 2L2, Canada).
For more information, or to pre-book, contact Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org
September 20, 2018: Using International Arbitration as a Vehicle for Effective Resolution of Cross-Border Disputes Under CETA
Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce Fall Meeting (Free Event)
Using International Arbitration as a Vehicle for Effective Resolution of Cross-Border Disputes
Please join the Board of Directors and Members of the Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce for an evening of networking and presentations on the topic of International Arbitration and its effectiveness in resolving commercial and investment disputes across state borders.
Hosted by Bennett Jones LLP, and held in collaboration with the European-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Team Sweden, this evening will provide an opportunity to meet and mingle with fellow European-Canadian business leaders and hear from leading legal experts on the latest trends and developments in International Arbitration.
Topics addressed will include the following:
- Resolving cross-border disputes through International Arbitration
- Understanding Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration
- Changes proposed under CETA to Investor-State Arbitration involving Canada and the EU
- Unique mechanisms available in International Arbitration to ensure effective enforcement of judgements across borders
- Other benefits of using International Arbitration for dispute resolution
Space is limited. Please reserve your free seat by emailing: email@example.com or calling 416-925.8661
Date: September 20, 2018
Venue: Bennett Jones LLP
3400 First Canadian Place, Suite 3400, Toronto, ON, M5X 1A4
5:30 pm – Welcome cocktails
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Presentations
7:00 pm – 7:30 pm – Networking cocktails
This event is in collaboration with the Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Bennett Jones LLP.
Canada-EU free trade agreement
Gain insights how to grow your international revenues under CETA and meet and mingle with other representatives from Swedish companies in Canada.
Welcome to this seminar to gain insights into the benefits and opportunities of CETA, Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement implemented between EU and Canada Sept. 21st, 2017, followed by a networking reception. The seminar is hosted by Business Sweden, Swedish embassy, Swedish Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Canadian law firm Miller Thomson.
At a time when negotiating international free trade agreements is proving difficult Canada and the EU have struck a modern and mutually beneficial agreement. Canada has opened its borders to European investments, imports and workforces, which is generating a wealth of opportunities for Swedish companies to increase their international revenues.
Where: Miller Thomson LLP – 40 King Street West, Toronto, Suite #5800
When: April 10, 15.00-16.30, followed by networking reception between 16.30-18.00
RSVP: Please RSVP by April 5th to firstname.lastname@example.org
14.45-15.00 Coffee and registration
15.00 -16.30 Presentations and Q&A
Welcome and introductions by Lydia Engholm, Business Sweden Canada
- Ingrid Berglund – Swedish National Board of Trade (Kommerskollegium)
- Anna Folkesson – Business Sweden Trade facilitation office Stockholm
- Imran Ahmad – Miller Thomson LLP
16.30-18.00 Networking reception
If you have specific questions relating to Canada, CETA and or other trade and investment queries, please send us an e-mail ahead of time so that we can answer your questions in the best way.
Friday, December 15, 2017
7:30 PM – 10:00 PM EST
Metropolitan United Church
56 Queen Street East
Toronto, ON M5C 2Z3
Swing into the merry season with the Orpheus Choir, one of Toronto’s most distinguished & important choirs.
Expect high-energy chart toppers from the Bob DeAngelis Big Band and acclaimed jazz pianist John Sherwoord, alongside Nils Lindberg’s sparkling Christmas Cantata and other festive favourites!
40% discount for SCCC Members and Friends!
Use the promo code: Nils40
Original Title: En underbar jävla jul
Director: Helena Bergström
Cast: Maria Lundqvist, Robert Gustafsson, Anton Lundqvist
Runtime: 118 minutes
Release Date: 2015
Synopsis: A young couple, Simon and Oscar, together with their girlfriend, Cissi, have bought a house outside Stockholm. One room has top priority: the nursery, because Cissi is expecting. But who is the father – Simon or Oscar? Nevertheless, come what may, they’re going to start a family. They haven’t revealed the secret to their families yet but what better time to disclose the truth than Christmas night?
You can also catch other great European films during the Festival which runs from Thursday, November 9 to Thursday, November 23, 2017.
See the full schedule at the site: www.euffto.com
Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Reception to follow
Join Michelin star chef Magnus Nilsson for a delectable discussion on the rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia. As head chef of the world renowned restaurant Fäviken, Nilsson has made it a point to work within the confines of the seasons of Northern Sweden; whether it be fishing and hunting nearby or harvesting and preserving produce.
Find out his fascinating approach to the ever-changing menu unique to the Scandinavian terroir.
Please note that Chef Nilsson will not be providing the reception menu.
Other special sessions have already sold out, so click here to get your tickets now!
Explore the myths and stereotypes of this ancient culture in VIKINGS: The Exhibition, presented by investment dealer Raymond James Ltd. Offering a fresh and contemporary look into the Viking Age, VIKINGS is an extraordinary window into the lifestyle, religion, and daily lives of these legendary explorers, artisans, and craftspeople.
Encounter objects rarely displayed outside of Scandinavia in this compelling exhibition that challenges the perceptions of the Viking Age through hundreds of objects, as well as interactive and immersive experiences.
Also see: The rich culinary heritage of Scandinavia, with Michelin star chef Magnus Nilsson at the ROM, Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
Comparing and navigating Swedish, UK, and Canadian systems
and identifying opportunities.
and identifying opportunities.
The British and Swedish- Canadian Chambers of Commerce cordially invite you to learn the basics:
General tax rules and tax primer in UK, Sweden, and Canada.
Planning opportunities including:
- Personal Planning — Residence, emigration, and immigration;
- Estate Planning — Family at home and abroad;
- Business Planning — Business activities abroad;
- What’s New — Recent developments in Canadian income tax.
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:00 – 8:30 pm,
At EUCCAN – 480 University Avenue, Suite 1500, Toronto, ON
Non-members: $55. Plus HST.
Last Day to Register: October 2, 2017.
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This event is supported by:
Harry Margulies, Tax and Management International Inc.
James A. Fraser, Fraser Tax Law
Dean Smith, Partner, Cadesky & Associates LLP
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Mr. Margulies has resided in Canada since 1982 and was prior to moving to Canada a partner in a Swedish tax advisory service.
Prior to leaving Sweden, he has co-authored books on buying and selling corporations, the new tax avoidance act and written extensively in tax journals on Swedish-international tax issues (all in Swedish).
After leaving for Canada he has authored a number of articles in a Swedish tax journal on the Swedish-UK tax treaty. The Swedes had to renegotiate the tax treaty as a result of the tax treaty interpretations published in these articles and a landmark case won in the Swedish high tax court.
Mr. Margulies has continued to specialize in international tax issues. Specifically, with either Sweden or the UK on one side and in some cases, with Canada on the other.
His clients are almost all residents in Europe.
Mr. Fraser and Mr. Margulies have collaborated successfully in a number of Sweden-Canada and UK-Canada issues with Fraser Tax Law managing the Canadian side of the planning.
James A. Fraser is a lawyer and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2007. Since graduating from U of T Law in 2006, he has practiced tax law in Toronto, and in 2014, launched his own boutique office, Fraser Tax Law. James specializes in international, corporate, personal and estate tax planning. This involves trust and estate planning, reorganizing corporate groups, cross-border structures and optimizing after-tax results on purchase and sale transactions.
James has extensive experience with individual residency and cross-border and offshore tax structures from a Canadian perspective. His background on Bay Street with a national Canadian firm provided a breadth of exposure beyond typical estate and corporate planning, which he now brings to bear for his clients.
- Partner, Cadesky Tax
- President — British Canadian Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCCTC)
- Past Chair tax committee — American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (Amcham)
- Practicing in taxation since 1989
- Frequent speaker at conferences and seminars