Megan Seto
Megan Seto, Lawyer, McInnes Cooper
Robb Baird
Robb Baird, Lawyer, McInnes Cooper

On October 5, 2015, the Canadian government agreed to the historic Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Billed by trade and cross border specialists as a “deal of a generation”, this new free trade agreement will significantly expand the potential importing and exporting partners and opportunities for many Canadian businesses – both large and small.

For a primer on free trade and the TPP and to learn the five key sectors the TPP will affect and the import/export opportunities it opens for them, read McInnes Cooper’s Legal Alert: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Expands Export / Import Opportunities. You can read more of McInnes Cooper’s Legal Publications at

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About the authors:

Megan Seto is a lawyer in McInnes Cooper’s Halifax office. A member of its Cross-Border Law and Tax Solutions Teams, Megan is fluent in Taishanese and has a solid working knowledge of Cantonese. You can reach Megan at

Robb Baird is a lawyer in McInnes Cooper’s Fredericton office. A member of its Corporate and Business and Entrepreneurial Services Teams, Robb’s engineering and technology, management and entrepreneurship education and experience draws him to small and large businesses with innovation and efficiency at their core. You can reach Robb at