Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Commencement date for Australia - NZ and ASEAN FTA confirmed

According to a media release of 25 October 2009 from the Australian Trade Minister, it has been agreed that the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement will come into force on 1 January 2010 following discussion between...

Update re Laptop Searches

On April 21, 2008, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision which confirmed a long line of holdings from courts in other parts of the country finding that a Customs official at a border is not required to have...

New Customs Reform Act Introduced

Entitled the Customs Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Reauthorization Act of 2009, the new bill introduced in the Senate, see S. 1631 at

The Principal Deputy...