Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Canada Border Services Agency is Juiced to Verify Tariff Classification Compliance of Juice Importers

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is targeting juice in its 2011 national priorities for post-release trade compliance verifications. This is the second year for this verification target because significant non-compliance...

Canada Border Services Agency Gives Self Mixed Review in Internal Audit

On February 22, 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) posted an internal audit report concerning the adequacy and effectiveness of the control framework for the administration of permit, licence and other requirements...

The American Meat Institute Says Not COOL & Supports Canada & Mexico in the COOL Trade Dispute

Food Safety News reports that the American Meat Institute (AMI) is supporting Canada and Mexico in the dispute concerning the United States 2008 Farm Bill country of origin labelling (COOL) rules. The report indicates that the...

Canada Border Services Agency Commences Reinvestigation of Subsidies of Refined Sugar from the EU

On July 27, 2009, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation respecting the amounts of subsidy of refined sugar, refined from sugar cane or sugar beets, in granulated, liquid and powdered form,...