Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Would You Like to Appeal a SIMA Decision Relating to Aluminum Extrusions?

On March 17, 2009, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (“CITT”) made an injury finding in respect of certain aluminum extrusions originating in or exported from China (NQ-2008-003) and issued an order to collect antidumping...

Canada Border Services Agency Commences Expiry Review Regarding AD/CVD Order Against Certain Copper Pipe Fittings

Canada is in the last 8 months of an anti-dumping order against certain copper pipe fittings from the United States, South Korea and China and a countervailing duty order against certain copper pipe fittings from China. The end...

The Canada Border Services Agency Is Reviewing Imports of Aluminum Goods

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is busy in its role as the enforcer of anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT). On March 19, 2009, the CITT issued an anti-dumping...

The Canada Border Servcies Agency Are "Enforcers" - So Why Do Importers Answer Questions Without Thinking?

Why do importers feel the need to immediately pick up telephone and call the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) when they hear from their customs broker that the CBSA is asking questions about particular import transactions?...

Canadian Importers Should Consider Bringing an Interim Review of AD/CVD Orders if Change in Circumstances in Domestic Industry

On January 25, 2011, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) notified parties involved in the Certain Fasteners expiry review in 2009/2010 that National Nail Corporation had filed a properly documented request for an...

Where Are the Domestic Manufacturers Who Need Antidumping Protection?

I do not know where are the domestic manufacturers as they appear to be quiet.  Also, all is quiet at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) as few antidumping cases are currently in the investigation...

Canada Border Services Agency Issues Preliminary Determination of Dumping & Subsidization in Steel Grating Case

On January 4, 2011, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued the Statement of Reasons regarding its preliminary determination preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing on December 20, 2010, respecting the...

Canada Commences AD/CVD Case Against Steel Grating From China

On September 20, 2010 (as previously reported on Trade Lawyers Blog), the Canada Border Services Agency initiated investigations on September 20, 2010, under the Special Import Measures Act, respecting the alleged injurious...

Rumours of a New Canadian AD/CVD Case Against Steel Grating

It may be that a new antidumping/countervailing duty case against steel gratings from China will be initiated in Canada on or before September 20, 2010 by the Canada Border Services Agency.  

The Canadian H.S....

Canada Border Services Agency Concludes Reinvestigation in Certain Fasteners AD/CDV Case

On March 24, 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded its reinvestigation of normal values and export prices relating to certain carbon steel screws from China and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan). The reinvestigation was...

Canada's CITT Makes Split Injury Finding in OCTG AD/CVD Case

On March 23, 2010, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced it has found that the dumping and subsidizing of oil country tubular goods from China that are coupling stock had not caused injury or retardation and were...

Canada's CBSA Makes Final Determination of Dumping and Subsidization on OCTG Goods

On February 22, 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued final determinations of dumping and subsidizing in respect of oil country tubular goods, made of carbon or alloy steel, welded or seamless,...

Get Audit Organized! Meticulously Detail Documents Provided to Auditors

Keeping track of the documents provided to any auditor (income tax, sales tax, customs duties, antidumping duties, etc.) is very important. I cannot say how many times I have come in after an auditor's visit to a new client and...

This is a Good Time for Sugar Expiry Review

On December 29, 2009, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave notice that the Canadian antidumping and countervailing duty orders regarding sugar are scheduled to expire on November 1, 2010 (In particular, the...

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...