Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Stupid thief award

Well, it certainly sounded like the fellow was hit with a stupid stick - according to a report dated July 23, 2008 on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer’s website, a Rolls-Royce was stolen from a bonded warehouse where it had been...

Creative export restrictions

As countries such as Belarus, Burma, China, Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam continue their efforts to restrict Internet access to their citizens,...

CBP Updates Policy re Laptop Searches

On July 16, 2008, CBP published a policy statement regarding how its officers are to conduct themselves when dealing with searches of laptops, PDAs and other electronic devices. See...

China: Which Way Will She Go?

"China likely to increase textile tax rebates" is the headline screamed by China Daily on July 15, 2008. See China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) is quoted as...

Security Filing - 10 + 2 Update

Customs and Border Protection has released an updated draft of the ABI and AMS data sets for submission of the Importer Security Filing, commonly called 10 + 2. According to Customs' posting, these updates are the result of both...