Louis Amato-Gauci

Associé | Toronto

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Cyberattacks in your supply chain – Canada Post data breach highlights risks

Over the past twelve months, we have seen more and more clients experiencing a variety of cybersecurity incidents. Most prominently, these have been “business email compromise” incidents as well as malware deployments, such as ransomware attacks. The latter have received...

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Transportation of lithium batteries by motor carriers

Transportation of products containing lithium batteries by motor carriers is becoming increasingly common. This type of battery is found throughout items we use in daily life and can be divided into two categories: lithium ion and lithium metal. Lithium ion...

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‘Tis the Season: For a Spike in Cargo Theft

Private Motor Carrier Magazine, Vol. 8, Issue 5 - Winter 2020, pp 32-34

The cost of cargo crime in Canada is estimated to be around $5 billion annually, perpetrated primarily through the theft of trucks and transport trailers full of merchandise. The Greater Toronto Area reportedly has among the highest rates of cargo...

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Legal Perspectives on a Global Pandemic: COVID-19 as a ‘Teachable Moment’ for Carriers

Private Motor Carrier Magazine, Vol. 8, Issue 3, pg 31 - 33

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, private motor carriers may need to hit the reset button, learn from this experience, and look for ways to improve operational efficiency and scalability going forward. Contract terms, policies, practices and procedures should...

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New safety guidance for commercial vehicle operations during COVID-19

Transport Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Employment and Social Development Canada have collaborated to produce safety guidance for the further protection of drivers and employees working in commercial vehicle operations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The document...

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On the front line: Keeping supply chains moving despite COVID-19

Canada’s supply chains must continue to move across the country and around the world, and our clients in the transportation and logistics industries are on the front line in this endeavour. We salute their efforts, recognizing that they face unprecedented...

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COVID-19: Exemptions: Hours of services; TDG; Quebec spring thaw weight restrictions

This bulletin is being written in line with the rapidly changing responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to provide a high level overview of the recent developments in order to assist our transportation and logistics clients better understand...

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Louis Amato-Gauci is quoted in Lexpert article on international trade practice, and the industry’s constant change

2019 Lexpert Guide to US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, "Trade’s New Realities", 68-71

“We’ve been working forever in an atmosphere of liberal trade, and we’ve never seen anything like the current climate before. That’s what makes the practice so challenging.” Read the full article.

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Louis Amato-Gauci quoted in Lexpert article: « Trade’s New Realities »

Lexpert Business of Law, "Trade's New Realities"

For lawyers working in international trade law – not to mention their clients – it’s a strange new world indeed. “We’ve been working forever in an atmosphere of liberal trade, and we’ve never seen anything like the current climate before,”...

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