Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

China Concludes FTA Negotiations with Singapore

China and Singapore concluded negotiations on a comprehensive free trade agreement.  China has previously signed free trade agreements with Hong Kong, Macau, Chile, Pakistan and New Zealand, as well as a number of agreements...

Canada to Impose New Organic Labeling Regulations in December 2008

Canada is set to impose new organic labeling requirements and certification requirements in December 2008.  An article in the September 5, 2008 issue of Canada's Lawyer's Weekly newspaper discusses the regulatory changes and...

Canada Implements New Targetted Economic Sanctions / Embargo Against Zimbabwe

On September 5, 2008, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs announced new regulations under Canada's Special Economic Measures Act against Zimbabwe. The sanctions are being implemented through the Special Economic Measures...

Is Canada About to Start FTA Discussions with Japan?

There has been no announcement of free trade negotiations between Canada and Japan.  However, on September 4, 2008, Canada's Minister of International Trade announced the appointment of Jonathan Fried as Canada's next...