If the above proposal is acceptable to your government, I also propose that this note, which is authentic in English and French, and that your response, which reflects this adoption, constitutes an agreement between our two governments, which will come into force on the day the protocol comes into force and be annexed to the Convention as Annex A and will therefore be an integral part of the Convention. 12 Each meeting of the arbitration body takes place in the bodies of the contracting state whose competent authority has initiated the procedure of mutual agreement. (d) broadcasting payments which, for the purposes of this paragraph, may be agreed between The States Parties in exchange for banknotes; 5 If a person domiciled in Canada and a shareholder of a U.S. company seeks Canada`s competent authority, he or she may agree, subject to the satisfactory conditions for that competent authority, to apply the following tax rules in Canada during the period during which the agreement is effective. 8 Charges – Franchise Contract Information 17. Paragraphs 8 to 16 apply, in the circumstances, as if the relationship between a company that runs a business and a person who is a member of the partnership is that of the employer and the worker. (c) payments for the use or right to use patents or information about industrial, commercial or scientific experience (excluding information provided in the context of a lease or franchise agreement); and because of its proximity to the United States, Canada is the largest trading partner of the United States. In addition, Canada is a party to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States and Mexico. Because of these close economic and cultural ties between Canada and the United States, many citizens and residents of one country often travel to the other country to work, invest, do business and even retire. In all cases where the competent authorities have attempted but are not in a position to reach a full agreement in accordance with Article XXVI (procedure of mutual agreement) of the Convention on the application of one or more of the following articles of the Convention: IV (stay) (but only to the extent that: when it comes to the stay of a natural person, V (permanent exploitation) , VII (corporate profits) , IX (related persons) and XII (fees) (i) only to the extent that Article XII is applicable to transactions with related persons to whom Article IX could apply, or (ii) for a distribution of the amounts between taxable royalties in accordance with paragraph 2 and royalties that could be taxable in accordance with paragraph 3, a binding arbitration procedure is used to determine the application. , unless the competent authorities accept that the particular case is not likely to be tried by arbitration. In addition, the competent authorities may agree ad hoc that a binding arbitration procedure be applied to all other matters to which Article XXVI applies. When an arbitration procedure (the “procedure”) begins under Article XXVI, paragraph 6, the following rules and procedures apply: 2 In this Act, the convention designates Scheme I and the United States Government in the agreement between the Government of Canada and the United States Government, as defined in Protocols II, III, IV, V and VI.