Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Mr. Yadegari, Canada's First Individual to be Prosecuted in Canada for U.N Security Council Resolution Violations, Denied Bail

On May 4, 2009, the an Ontario judge denied bail to Mahmoud Yadegari, an Iranian-Canadian accused of trying to export to Iran two "pressure transducers" that could be used in the production of nuclear weapons. Transducers are...

Canada Releases 2007 Export Controls Report

Canada just released a Report of the Minister of Foreign Affairs respecting operations Under the Export and Import Permits Act for the Year 2007, which can be found at

In 2007, Canada took enforcement actions. The Report for...

Alcopops appeal denied in the Australian Federal Court

We have previously reported on the Federal Court case in which Suntory had instituted proceedings to stop the Commonwealth (in the ATO) collecting excise duty on Alcopops at high rates based on the Tariff Proposals...