Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Are U.S. Manufacturers and Importers Paying for the Bailout?

Timing is everything.  As a Canadian lawyer, I must question whether the change in enforcement procedures announced by the United States Customs and Border Protection (U.S. CBP), which are effective on October 17, 2008,...

What Does a Harper Minority Government Mean for Free Trade?

On October 14, 2008, the Conservative Party of Canada won 143 seats (subject to change upon a few recounts in tight ridings) and Prime Minister Harper won a stronger minority government.  A minority government can be...

Roy McLaren Writes About Potential Canada - EU Trade Deal

October 14, 2008, Canada's Globe & Mail newspaper published an editorial written by the Honourable Roy McLaren (who is a former Canadian Minister of International Trade).  The Article can be retrieved at the following link -...

Guest Post on Auto Lemon Laws

When Car Troubles Become Lemon Troubles

By Sergei Lemberg


There are few things more frustrating in life than not having a car you can depend on. After all, you need your vehicle to get to work, to take the kids to school and...

Canada-CARICOM FTA Negotiations - A Solution For Winter Blues

The Government of Jamaica has made the announcement below on their web-site.  This is good news for Canadian negotiators who are watching winter arrive in Canada.  To be clear, it is Jamaica and not Canada who are...