Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



EC Freight Plan

Its Competition Committee having found shipping conferences to be illegal, the EC is now putting forward other ways to keep freight moving. According to the Commission's website: "[t]he European Commission is proposing...

Approved Chinese End Users

In an attempt to streamline trading relations with China when dealing with civilian products, the U.S. has established a validated end user program. The Authorized VEU program was enacted effective November 19, 2007. Once...

TWIC Enrollment Finally Opens

Starting some two years later than Congress originally intended, TWIC (the Transportation Worker Identity Card) enrollment has finally opened starting in the Port of Wilmington, Delaware and will roll out as follows:

Early...

Possible Change to SoCal Truck Plan

Much has been made of the reaction of the efforts of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to clean up the environment in response to current regulations and the settlement of litigation. In that vein, the Ports jointly...

U.S. Imposes More Sanctions on Iran

Moving forward in its attempt to get the Iranians to curb their appetite for nuclear capability, the Bush Administration has imposed additional unilateral sanctions on Iran. The move designated the Quds force of the Revolutionary...

President's Interagency Working Group on Import Safety.

Wondering what will happen now that so many products imported into the U.S. from China and elsewhere turned out to be problematic? Take a look at the summary posted on the Rodriguez O'Donnell Ross law firm's website - for more...

FDA Requires Electronic Registrations for 2008 - Medical Devices

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has announced that starting in 2008, all registration filings must be done electronically. There are some problems with the database and so parties were asked to hold off until October 30th...