Henry J. Chang: Lawyer with Blaney McMurtry LLP

Henry J. Chang

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Toronto,  ON  Canada
Phone416.597.4883

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Practice Areas

  • Immigration
  • International Trade and Business
  • Mining
  • Corporate & Commercial
 
Law SchoolOsgoode Hall Law School, J.D., 1990
 
Admitted1992, Ontario; 1992, California
 
Born1967
 
Biography

Henry J. Chang is co-chair of the firm's International Trade and Business Group and a member of its Immigration Law Group.

Henry obtained his Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1990. He is a member of the State Bar of California and the Law Society of Upper Canada. Henry is also licensed as a Foreign Legal Consultant by the Law Society of Upper Canada, which is a requirement for all Ontario lawyers who provide advice on foreign law.

As a member of the firm's International Trade and Business Group, Henry acts for foreign and domestic companies seeking to engage in cross-border business transactions. He advises multinational businesses on a broad range of legal issues, including:

· Cross Border M&A Transactions;

· Anti-Corruption Compliance under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act;

· Reviews of foreign investments under the Investment Canada Act;

· Trade issues arising from multilateral and bilateral trade agreements; and

· Customs issues under the Customs Act and Customs Tariff.

Henry is also a member of the firm's Immigration Law Group. A recognized authority in the field of United States and Canadian immigration law, he lectures extensively on the subject in both the United States and Canada. His work has been published in numerous nationally- and internationally-recognized publications, including LexisNexis' Immigration Law & Procedure, which has been cited in over 300 federal court decisions in cases from across the U.S. circuit courts of appeals, federal district courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Henry also mentors other lawyers in the practice of immigration law in the United States and Canada.

Henry is listed in the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2012 and the International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers 2013 published by Who's Who Legal, the Official Research Partner of the International Bar Association and Strategic Research Partner of the ABA Section of International Law. Henry is also listed in Best Lawyers in Canada® 2014 in the Immigration Law category, and is rated in the Lexpert Canadian Legal Directory (2011-2013) as a leading practitioner in Canada.

Achievements

· Licensed as a Foreign Legal Consultant by the Law Society of Upper Canada

· Rated by Lexpert Canadian Legal Directory as a Leading Practitioner (repeatedly recommended) in Canada

· Listed in The International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers

· Listed in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers

· Martindale Hubbell AV Rating

· Listed in Best Lawyers in Canada in the Immigration Law Category

Memberships

· Member, Law Society of Upper Canada

· Member, The State Bar of California

· Executive Member, Canadian Bar Association (National Citizenship and Immigration Law Section)

· Executive Member, Canadian Bar Association (International Law Section)

· Member, International Bar Association

· Member, American Bar Association Section of International Law

· Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

 (Also Member, Chang & Boos)

 
ISLN900944602
 

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A Review of NEXUS Program Eligibility
Henry J. Chang, September 25, 2014
The NEXUS program is a joint initiative of United States Customs and Border Protection (“USCBP”) and the Canada Border Services Agency (“CBSA”), which allows pre-approved, low-risk travellers to receive expedited entry when travelling to the United States or Canada. In...

Copyright Protection of Monkey Selfies and Other Non-Human Works
Henry J. Chang, August 29, 2014
In recent weeks, the media has been reporting on the ongoing copyright dispute between British wildlife photographer David Slater and Wikimedia, the non-profit foundation behind Wikipedia. In 2011, Mr. Slater was in Indonesia taking pictures of crested black macaques when one of the monkeys grabbed...

Canadian Citizenship Amendments Receive Royal Assent
Henry J. Chang, August 27, 2014
As previously reported, on February 6, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Minister (the “Minister”) Chris Alexander unveiled Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, which proposed significant amendments to the Canadian Citizenship Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-29). On June 19,...



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Henry J. Chang

2 Queen Street East, Suite 1500
TorontoON M5C 3G5
 

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