Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

TWIC finally starts

Not so affectionately known as the Transportation Worker's Identity Card, but officially called the Transportation Security Identification Credential, or TWIC, is required for longshoremen, truckers and others that require...

EU Announces Integrated Maritime Policy Plan

On October 10, 2007, the EU announced its new maritime policy. Full details may be obtained at:

For a quick overview, check out the Q&A section at:...

Satellite tracking mandated for cross-border truckers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a press release on September 27, 2007 announcing -


'All Mexican and U.S. vehicles participating in the ongoing cross-border trucking demonstration project will have to...

More Export Violations To Be Prosecuted Criminally

The U.S. Justice Dept. has announced a National Counter-Proliferation Initiative which is designed to root out exporters who illegally ship restricted U.S. military and technologies with both commercial and military application...

Antitrust investigation expands to snare forwarders

Law enforcement authorities in the U.S., EU, Switzerland and Canada are apparently coordinating their efforts, at least as it comes to execution of search warrants as the air freight price fixing investigation continues. The...