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...

WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT – THE UK INQUISITION

Australian companies trading overseas face a variety of regulation which governs their operation.  That regulation includes the following:

Australian laws governing trade in Australia;Australian laws governing trade...

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?...

The door is not closed on container detention fee issues

The issue of container detention fees remains a real problem for freight forwarders, customs brokers and importers.  It has certainly been the subject of many presentations and questions at CBFCA State Conventions and Member...

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....

Australia in an Anti Dumping quandry

The article from "The Australian" magazine at the link below was penned by a senior Australian Trade Union...

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...

U.S. ITC says U.S. Antidumping Duty Cases Are Down - Significantly

I attended an American Bar Association, Section of International Law, International Trade Committee event held on January 19, 2011 where 5 commissioners of the International Trade Commission (ITC) provided their annual update of...

The ABCs of the Canada-EU CETA Negotiations

This blog posting on the ABCs of the Canada-European Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) can be adapted for most free trade agreement negotiations. As the 6th Round Canada-EU CETA negotiations is starting on January...

Canadian Manufacturers May Have An Opportunity To Gain Market Share From Chinese Importers

Canadian manufacturers have a increasingly small window of opportunity to restrict Chinese imports into Canada for a period of 3-6 years. Read on if you are a Canadian manufacturer or advisor to a Canadian manufacturer and...

A new international regime for intellectual property protection

In an earlier article, I had referred to negotiations regarding the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement ("ACTA").  At that time, there were reported concerns that it would introduce additional reporting obligations...

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...

Learn the Tricks of the Trade

Join MS+K for this special seminar series presented by Su Ross and designed to give you every advantage in navigating federal trade regulations and agencies while controlling...