Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

EU Request to Include Canadian Provinces May Be Obstacle to Canada-EU CETA Agreement

The European Union required that the Canadian provinces be at the negotiating tables where Canadian and EU officials negotiated the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. This was a good idea seeing that important...

What Does Aung San Suu Kyi's Release Mean Re Canada's Economic Sanctions Against Myanmar

On November 13, 2010, Aung San Suu Kyi was released from house arrest in Burma (Myanmar). So far, there is no word from Ottawa whether Canada will ease its economic sanctions against Burma to reward the government of Burma for...

Canada and India Launch Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

After years of preliminary discussions, on November 12, 2010, Canada and India have announced that they have launched free trade agreement (to be called a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)) negotiations. The...

Cyndee Quoted in Financial Post Article "Deal with China worth billions"

Tuesday November 9, 2010 – Financial Post


Paul Vieira


The deal “is a great development because it demonstrates the government of China’s confidence in Canadian financial markets and Canadian regulatory system,” said Cyndee...

Canada Border Services Agency Charges Company and Official Re Export to Burma/Myanmar

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued a press release announcing that it has charged Kenn Borek Air Ltd. of Calgary, and former general manager, Stephen Penikett, with unlawfully exporting goods to Burma/Myanmar. Read...

Canada Commences Consultations on Modernizing Canada-Costa Rica FTA

On November 6, 2010, Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade published a notice in the Canada Gazette commencing brief consultations concerning the modernization of the Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade...

More Significant Anti-Corruption Fines to Follow

OECD Report Released

During an October 2010 webinar hosted by the Journal of Commerce and moderated by Susan Kohn Ross of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, Chuck Duross, Department of Justice (Justice) Deputy Chief, Fraud Section,...