Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Canada's Customs Tariff Permits Duty Drawback and Duty Deferral of Some SIMA Duties

Section 97 of the Customs Tariff (Canada) permits antidumping duty and countervailing duty relief in the form of (1) duty drawback (which means duties are paid on importation and subsequently refunded when the goods are...

Canada Signs Trade, Economic Cooperation and Investment Agreement with United Arab Emirates

On March 18, 2009, Canada's Minister of International Trade, the Honourable Stockwell Day, and the United Arab Emirates Minister of Economy, Sultan Saeed Nasser Al Mansoori, signed an agreement on...

Canada Extends MFN Treatment to Goods From Libya

On January 29, 2009, the Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) tariff treatment was extended to Libya.  As a result, goods originating in Libya that are accounted for pursuant to subsections 32(1), (2) or (5) of the Customs Act on or...

U.S. Stop Work Order For Indian Defense Ship Perplexing

I am confused, perplexed and baffeled by the news that in early March 2009 the U.S. Government woud issue an order to General Electric (GE) to stop work on turbines on a new Indian Navy ship.

As I understand the...