Summary Section Content 1BLG recognizes that businesses operating in the security and defence industry sectors routinely encounter complex issues which require a specialized type of legal expertise. BLG's Defence and Security Industry Group regularly advise defence industry clients with respect to government procurements and bid disputes; export controls and economic sanctions; access to information requests; federal and provincial lobbying rules; joint ventures and teaming agreements; intellectual property protection and rights; as well as various other types of corporate, commercial, litigation and labour and employment matters.Professionals within the Defence and Security Industry Group have represented defence industry clients before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Some have also appeared before the Security Intelligence Review Committee and international dispute resolution panels established pursuant to the North American Free Trade Agreement.BLG has the national strength and the local knowledge to act as your trusted advisor. Our comprehensive approach allows us to bring together teams from across the firm to address our clients' most pressing and complex legal needs. Publications Section Content 2 "Back to Business (Almost) As Usual: Changes to Canadian Economic Sanctions Against Iran," February 2016."Softening Sanctions Against Iran: A Canadian Perspective," January 2016."Christmas Comes Early for Canadian Exporters," December 2015.