Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Export Licensing Enforcement Now Falls on Human Resources Managers.

The lives of Human Resources Managers have recently been significantly complicated by virtue of U.S. immigration authorities (USCIS) issuing the newest version of the Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker. The...

Libya and Economic Sanctions โ€“ What Does It Tell Us About the Future?

Originally published in the Journal of Commerce magazine, March 2011

Understandably, the current focus of international news coverage has turned from regime change in Tunisia and Egypt to the events taking place in Libya....

More Changes to U.S. Textile Rules

In the March 17, 2011, Federal Register, U.S. Customs and Border Protection changed the reporting requirements for the manufacturers identification number (MID) for textiles. In amending 19 C.F.R. ยง 102.23, the MID requirement...

U.S. Government Reorganization for Trade Agencies

On March 11, 2011, President Obama signed a Presidential Memorandum to establish the Government Reform for Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative, which is designed to provide input to the President and Congress during the...

Export Scheme Conviction Upheld

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of Zhi Yong Guo for knowingly and willingly conspiring to export and attempt to export controlled thermal imaging cameras without a license.

These thermal...

Woncity Bags an Antidumping Indictment

Anyone who deals regularly with U.S. Customs and Border Protection knows that collection of antidumping duty is a high priority for the agency. Now comes word of the arrest of Jin Qing Huang, who owns Baltimore-based Woncity Inc....