Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Canada's Export and Import Controls Bureau Authorizes export the PW610F Engine to Russia

It is rare for news to hit the news-wire about Canada's Export and Import Controls Bureau, which is part of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade issuing an export permit.  However, recently it became...

Why Conduct Export Controls Due Diligence in an M&A Transaction?

Here is a story off the Media-Newswire that provides the answer - An acquiror may assume the liabilities to government agencies for export controls violations from a target.  Due diligence is required in order to be aware of...

WARNING! Potential Anti-Counterfeiting Agreement Put Everyone's Privacy at Risk

An article in the May 24, 2008 issue of Canada's National Post (page 2) takes laptop searches and PDA searches to a new higher level that should terrify everyone (except maybe the lobbyists for Hollywood and the music...