Peter E. Kirby provides counsel on all aspects of cross-border trade. He advises on regulatory compliance, trade agreements, and trade remedies such as anti-dumping and countervailing duty actions. His practice extends to international commercial arbitration and investor-state arbitration, customs law, and export and import controls. Appearing before governmental and administrative agencies and the Federal Court, he also represents clients in appellate litigation relating to trade and customs issues. He represents various clients including corporations, state enterprises, and federal and provincial government departments and agencies. He has acted as counsel in several investor-state arbitrations under Chapter 11 of North American Free Trade Agreement and under the Bilateral Investment Treaties. He has also assisted public and private sector clients on investor-state disputes. He has acted as counsel in more than 50 anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations. As part of his regulatory practice, Peter advises companies and associations in the food-industry on a wide range of issues including novel food approvals and product recalls. He speaks frequently in Canada and abroad on international trade issues.