Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Canadian Lawyers/Advisors May Be Required to Register With Controlled Goods Directorate If Receive ITAR Technical Data

Lawyers in Canada who receive ITAR-controlled technical data in Canada in connection with contract drafting, due diligence reviews, litigation, etc. may be required to register with Canada's Controlled Goods Directorate...

WTO Panel Decision in China Publications & Audiovisual Case Important

On August 12, 2009, the WTO issued the DSB Panel Decision in DS363 "China — Measures Affecting Trading Rights and Distribution Services for Certain Publications and Audiovisual Entertainment Products". To obtain a copy of the...

The Trouble With Venture Capital

On August 11, 2009, the Financial Post ran an article written by Brad Cherniak of Sapient Capital Partners in Canada entitled "The trouble with venture capital: Problem is not too little money but too much". It is a great article...

Canadian International Trade Tribunal Gives Notice of Future Expiry Review of Laminate Flooring Order

On August 11, 2009, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) gave notice, pursuant to subsection 76.03(2) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), that its finding made on June 16, 2005, in Inquiry No....

EU Initiates Antidumping Case Against Steel Cable from South Korea and Malaysia

On August 12, 2009, the EU initiated an anti-dumping investigation into allegedly dumped Chinese steel cable allegedly transshipped via South Korea and Malaysia and/or entering the EU as a result of source-switching. Last month...

EU Starts Antidumping Case Against Sodium Gluconate from China

On August 11, 2009, the  initiated an anti-dumping investigation against imports from China of sodium gluconate, which is an industrial chemical mainly used to clean metal and glass.

The complaint was filed by the...