14 October 2016

The Investment Treaty Working Group issues working paper on the EU’s proposed Investment Court. Sean Stephenson and Barry Appleton co-chair this working group of the International Arbitration Committee of the American Bar Association Section on International Law.

A copy of the working group report is available: click here
An executive summary is available: click here

9 August 2016

Managing Partner Barry Appleton joins CKNW Radio‘s Mike Smyth and radio callers to discuss BC’s penalty tax on non-citizens buying residential real estate.

6 August 2016

Managing Partner Barry Appleton quoted in The Economist about the commercial uncertainty arising from British Columbia’s discriminatory residential real estate surcharge paid by foreigners.

2 August 2016

Canada’s Business News Network interviews Barry Appleton about commercial uncertainty and Free Trade Agreement violations arising from BC’s foreigner-only 15% residential real estate buyer’s tax.

29 July 2016

Barry Appleton issues Op-Ed in the Financial Post raising concerns about how BC’s anti-foreign purchaser property penalty tax violates international trade agreements like the NAFTA.