Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Iran Sanctions Take Effect

The sanctions imposed by the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010, H.R. 2194, took effect on September 29, 2010, 90 days after enactment. As such, the general license that existed under 31...

Border Searches Lead To Another Suit Against U.S.

There is no question about the right of CBP and ICE to conduct warrantless searches at the border. However, the extent of those searches when it comes to electronic devices continues to be controversial. In August 2009, both...

Identity Theft Takes Yet Another New Turn

Originally published in the Journal of Commerce On-Line edition in August 2010

In the May edition, the latest "twist and turns" arising out of instances of corporate identity theft were described. To summarize, corporate...

What Direction U.S. Customs?

In testimony before the Senate Commerce, Science and Technology Committee earlier this year, Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") Commissioner Bersin laid out the priorities of the agency. He began with a familiar recitation:...