On Tuesday, April 18, Baker McKenzie’s Toronto office hosted a discussion, Navigating Brexit: Managing the Trade and Investment Impact of the UK’s Withdrawal from the EU, at which Partner Peter MacKay (left) and Counsel James Small (right) explored the implications of Brexit on Canadian interests and the role CETA can play in mitigating any adverse impact.

Part Two of our video series looks at how Brexit actually gives more relevance to the recently approved CETA deal between Canada and the EU and what opportunities lie ahead for a potential Canada-UK trade agreement.


CETA provides opportunity and insulation from Brexit:


Canada is “heavily invested” in UK and European infrastructure:


A free-trade agreement between Canada and the UK is “an easy day”:

Stay tuned as we continue to follow the future of trade in Canada as events unfold around Brexit, a potential Canada-UK trade agreement and Canada’s place in NAFTA after recent comments from President Donald Trump.