Mar. 9th - The Practicalities of Setting up an Office in Canada

Wednesday, March 9th 2016
11:30 - 15:30
KPMG, Sørkedalsveien 6, 0369 Oslo

Benefit From Integrated Global Supply Chains and Seize New Export Market Opportunities

In this session hosted by the Embassy of Canada, lawyers from Cox & Palmer, a top Atlantic Canada based law firm, and accountants from KPMG in Canada presented information on:
  • Overview of Atlantic Canada, its business environment and political and legislative issues;
  • Canadian business opportunities in Energy, Oil and Gas, and Fisheries;
  • Partnering with local businesses to take advantage of Energy and Oil and Gas opportunities in fabrication, operations and R&D;
  • How to set up an office in Canada, legal, tax and accounting issues;
  • Canadian taxation, repatriating profits out of Canada;
  • Visa and immigration issues and solutions; and
  • INTSOK' s activities related to Canada and business opportunities.
For more information, look at "Doing Business in Atlantic Canada". Also check out KPMG's "A Guide to Oil and Gas Taxation in Canada"

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Canada is one of the most cost-competitive countries in the G-7 in which to do business, with a 7.2% cost advantage over the United States, according to "Competitive Alternatives - KPMG's Guide to International Business Location Costs"; see for details.

The CNBA's objective is to strengthen the business ties between Norway and Canada.


The objective is to be achieved through:

  • raising awareness of Canada and Norway,
  • supporting Canadian and Norwegian companies,
  • hosting events bringing Canadian and Norwegian companies and individuals together.

The CNBA is a non-profit organization