Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Rumours that France to Negotiate Trade Deal with Canadian Province of Quebec

On September 20, 2008, the Globe & Mail newspaper reported that when Nicolas Sarkozy is in Canada for Canada-EU summit in Montreal starting on October 17, 2008, he will sign a manpower mobility agreement between France and the...

Reports Canada Looking to Negotiate Trade Agreement with the EC


On September 18, 2008, Canada‚Äôs Globe & Mail newspaper reported that Canada and Europe may start to negotiate a free trade agreement.  The rumour is that Canadian and European officials will start on October 17, 2008 93...

German Court Decision in One of Many Siemens' Corruption of Foreign Pulbic Officials Cases

On July 28, 2008, the Munich Court handed  Reinhardt Siekaczek, a senior official at Siemens, a suspended jail sentence after convicting him of 49 counts of being a party to misappropriation of corporate funds.  He was...

What are the Best Judicial Systems in Asia?

One of this issues for Canadian companies doing business in Asia is the degree to which Canadian firms can trust foreign judicial systems.  This article refers to a report written by Political and Economic Risk Consultancy...