Avoiding the Pinch on Cross-Border Shipments Between Canada and the US

Gordon Hearn | Fernandes Hearn LLP American and Canadian motor carrier cargo liability rules are similar in most respects. But one fundamental difference concerns motor carrier limitation of liability for cargo loss or damage. The scenario addressed below reveals how an unwary “cross border” freight broker might inadvertently be left “holding the bag” for the difference between the amount of ...

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Mexico Insecurity: Turning a Threat into an Opportunity

Roxana Osuna | ILS Company Mexico is one of the most important markets in Latin America due to its size, development and total demand, with foreign direct investments for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and other big manufacturing companies arriving every year. In 2016, imports into Mexico from the U.S. accounted for 46 percent of Mexico’s trade while 81 percent of ...

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