Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

U.S. and China settle export subsidies case

On November 29, 2007, US Trade Representative Susan Schwab announced a settlement with the Chinese government of a World Trade Organization dispute regarding subsidies. The subsidies in question involved both export subsidies and...

WCO Points Out Scanning Implications

Michel Danet, the Secretary General of the World Customs Organization, has again pointed out to the U.S. that while its aim of scanning all containers may be an admirable one, how that effort will be implemented is the key....

Piracy of ships - A modern problem

The International Maritime Organization continues its efforts to convince United Nations members that their navies should be actively involved in stopping modern day piracyof both passenger and cargo vessles, for now as...

TWIC Rollout

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Qantas Joins the Crowd

It takes two to tango, but three to make a crowd and a crowd it has now become. First, it was British Airways PLC and Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd., which each agreed to pay $300 million in criminal fines as the result of pleading...