Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Columbia Talks Free Trade with Canada and Canada talks to U.S Congress about the U.S-Columbia TPA deal

I have come across an interesting article in the Embassy Magazine: Canada's Foreign Policy Newsweekly (connected with the Hill Times) about Canada's supportive words to the U.S. Congress about the United States - Columbia TPA...

Compliance with U.S. ITARs Can Cause Legal Problems for Canadian Companies

Some Canadian companies in the defense industry are finding themselves in a catch-22 situation.  If they comply with the U.S. ITARs and restrict access of employees with certain nationalities to certain areas of...

Update on Canada's Trade Sanctions Against Burma (and More)

On December 14, 2007, Minister Maxime Bernier, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Canada's economic sanctions against Burma entered into force on December 13, 2007.  To read the Press Release, please click on the...

Status Update on Bill C-9 (ICSID Ratification Bill)

The Canadian Parliament has adjourned until January 28, 2008 with Bill C-9 "An Act to implement the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID Convention)" still...