Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

China's Official Government Website - in English

Wondering what is going on in China? Take a look at, the official government website, which posts most of its articles in English.

Mutual Recognition - C-TPAT and AEO Meet

U.S. Customs established the C-TPAT program right after the events of 9/11. Since then, the World Customs Organization has adopted the AEO program. American traders, exporters in particular, have been after the U.S. to find a way...

Truck Clean Air Plan Under Review in Long Beach

Under the guise of cleaning up the environment, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have each adopted a program which allows them to outlaw access to the port area for trucks of certain ages over the next few years. The big...

Automated Export System Becomes Mandatory For Exports

On May 30, 2008, the Census Bureau issued a reminder to the trade that all export data must now be reported through the Automated Export System (AES). The final rule implementing mandatory AES filing was published in the Federal...

Couterfeit Aircraft Parts?

Relying on the authority of the 1950 Defense Production Act, the Dept. of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security has been asked by the Naval Air Command to assess the scope and impact of counterfeit electronics on U.S. supply...