George Reid practices in the area of international trade, investment and cross-border tax, advising both Canadian and international clients.
George regularly represents Canadian importers and foreign exporters in relation to dumping and subsidy investigations conducted by the Canada Border Services Agency. He has also appeared before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal in anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings.
George advises clients in connection with customs compliance actions relating to customs duty valuation, tariff classification, tariff preference and origin. He also provides advice on federal and provincial regulatory regimes relating to food safety, consumer products and product recalls.
- Nordion Inc. in connection with the due diligence aspects of its US$826M acquisition by Sterigenics relating to an investigation by Canadian and US regulatory authorities. Sterigenics is a portfolio company of GTCR LLC, a leading Chicago-based private equity firm. Read more
- Darling International Inc., in connection with its acquisition of all the assets of Rothsay, a division of Maple Leaf Foods Inc., for approximately $645 million.
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