Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Canada's CITT Finds Northrop Grumman Government Procurement Bid Challenge Valid

On August 30, 2007, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its determination that the government procurement bid challenge filed by Northrop Grumman Overseas Services Corporation was valid in part.  The CITT...

Is the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative Hurting Canadian Tourism?

The Canadian tourism industry believes that the confusion concerning the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative is discouraging Americans from making overnight trips to Canada.  The statistics may support their...

Canada Provides Comments to U.S. WHTI Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

As previously reported on this blog, on June 26, 2007, the United States Department of State (DOS) and the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal...

Tips for Doing Business in China

I would like to share an article from the Monday August 27, 2007 Globe & Mail (one of Canada's national newspapers) about cultural and business tips for doing business in China.

To read a copy of the Article, please click on...

A Successful Textile Reference May be Worth The Effort

Further to a textile reference case under section 19 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act (CITT Act), on August 27, 2007, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) recommended that the Minister of Finance grant...

Canada's CITT Issues Recommendation that PWGSC Compensate Antian $67,003.90 (1/2 of Lost Profit)

On August 15, 2007, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued a recommendation that Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) compensation to Antian Professional Services Inc. in the amount of $67,003.90...

Report Amounts of Cash Over $10,000 on Importation into Canada or Lose It

On April 27, 2007, the Honourable Madam Justice Snider of the Federal Court, Trial Division issued her decision in a judicial review of the seizure of currency case of Ondre v. the Attorney General of Canada et. al. ...

Be Careful What You Wish For - Canada's CITT Tells Complainant to Wait to Hear Response from Procuring Entity

On August 14, 2007, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal determined that it would not initiate an inquiry into a government procurement bid challenge filed by Serco Facilities Management Inc. because the challenge had been...

Canada's CBSA Finds Dumping Likely If Hot Rolled Steel Plate AD Order is Rescinded

On August 23, 2007, the Canada Border Services Agency issued its determination that the continuation or resumption of dumping of certain hot-rolled steel plate originating in or exported from China, South Africa and the Russian...

Launch of the North American Steel Trade Committee's (NASTC) NAFTA Steel Monitor

On August 22, 2007, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the launch of the North American Steel Trade Committee's (NASTC) NAFTA Steel Monitor. Online public access to consolidated steel trade data from the United...

Montebello Summit Concludes with Canada, United States and Mexico Joint Statement

On August 20-21, 2007, the leaders of Canada, the United States an Mexico held a North American Leaders Summit in Montebello, Quebec  to discuss North American priorities.  On August 21, 2007, the Prime...

Canada's CBSA Concludes Reinvestigation of Normal Values of Carbon Steel Pipe Nipples

On August 17, 2007, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded its re-investigation of the normal values and export prices of certain carbon steel pipe nipples, threaded couplings and adaptor fittings, in nominal...

India and Japan to Talk Free Trade

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to India this week could speed negotiations for a free-trade deal between the countries, and also lead to more Japanese investment, an Indian trade ministry...

A Few Thoughts About Canada's C.D. Howe Institute E-Brief on Free Trade Agreements

First, I must state that I often agree with C.D. Howe Institute writings.  However, based on my review of over 100 free trade agreements this year as part of a international law project and as an adjunct professor of a...

Canada's CBSA Initiates Canada's 5th AD/CVD Case Against Chinese Seamless Carbon or Allow Steel Oil and Gas Well Casing

On August 13, 2007, The Canada Border Services Agency initiated investigations on August 13, 2007, under the Special Import Measures Act, respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain seamless carbon or...