Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Should WTO Members Revoke the Russian Federation's WTO Accession Request?

The recent hostile activities by the Russian Federation in the sovereign nation, Georgia, causes other nations to consider what can be done to punish or deter further aggression. Georgia has been a WTO Member since June 14,...

Georgia Files ICJ Case Against Russia

On August 12, 2008, Georgia instituted proceedings by filing an Application with the International Court of Justice against the Russia Federation.

The ICJ Public Notice of the filing indicates as follows:

The Republic of...

Don't Be Demanding if the Loan Does Not Have Specified Terms

David Debenham of Lang Michener LLP has provided the following brief summary of Animal House Investments Inc. v. Lisgar Development Ltd., 2008 CanLII 39607.  One of the relevant questions answered in this case is:Is a loan...