Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Time = Money, even in goods movement

The old adage that time means money has many applications. One that has perhaps been often overlooked is how to quantify that in the context of goods movement.

In 2001, David Hummels at Purdue University sought to explain how...

CPSC Estabalishes Import Surveillance Division

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the creation of a new Import Surveillance Division which is tasked with inspecting, detecting and stopping hazardous products from entering into the United States.


Fruit and vegetable origin rules deadline

Effective September 30, 2008, all fruits and vegetables (and other named commodities) sold in the U.S. will have to be marked with their country of origin.

In 2002, the Farm Act amended the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to...

BIS Starts On-Line Training

The Dept. of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security has started an on-line training service. It can be found at:

This effort is quite new so there are not yet...