Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Canada's CITT Makes It Clear That The Scope Of A Finding Cannot Be Expanded In Expiry Review

On January 6, 2010, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its Reasons in the expiry review inquiry in respect of Certain Fasteners (RR-2009-001).  In this decision, the CITT made important statements about...

Canada's CITT Rescinds AD/CVD Duties Against Stainless Steel Screws from Taiwan

On January 6, 2010, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) finally rescinded the January 7, 2005 Order against stainless steel screws from Chinese Taipei. I say "finally" because I was involved in the original case in...

Taiwan Re-Institutes Partial Ban on U.S. Beef Imports

On January 5, 2010, Taiwan's Parliament unanimously passed an amendment to the food health law banning imports of some imports of U.S. beef (e.g., organs, ground beef and other high-risk items).  This step is merely the...

Canada Joins WTO Dispute Against China Re Export Restraints Re Raw Materials

On January 5, 2010, Canada's Minister of International Trade announced that Canada has officially joined the WTO dispute filed by the EU, the US and Mexico against China in respect of export restraints in respect of raw...

Preparing for Harmonized Sales Tax

The current plans are that Ontario and British Columbia will harmonize their provincial sales taxes ("PST") with the goods and services tax ("GST") on July 1, 2010. Whether you support the idea of harmonized sales tax ("HST") or...