International businesses beware, the U.S. has entered a new era of sanctions enforcement

Make no mistake about it – sanctions enforcement is here to stay. We are at an important crossroads – the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control is flexing its compliance enforcement muscle, along with the criminal prosecution capabilities of the Department of Justice.
In the years to come, we will look back on these days as the beginning of a new era of sanctions enforcement.


Why Canadians should consider doing business in Hong Kong

In 2014, bilateral trade between Hong Kong and Canada was valued at US$4.6 billion, with exports reaching US$2.9 billion and imports worth US$1.68 billion last year. It turns out a lot of Canadians are doing business in Hong Kong.