Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



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?...

Canada's Ambassador Pens Against Senate Buy America Provisions in Stimulus Bill

Canada's Ambassador to the United States, Michael Wilson, has written a letter to Senator Harry Reid and Senator Mitch McConnell, the respective leaders of the Democrats and Republicans in the Senate, asking the Senators to...

Two Words -- "Steel Safeguard" -- Think Carefully

Today I read a Washington Post article entitled "'Buy American' Rider Sparks Trade Debate".  Go to the following link for the entire article -...

Not Ready to Compromise: WTO July Talks End Without Convergence

The “Doha Round” of multilateral trade talks at the World Trade Organization lapsed back into limbo on July 29, 2008 as an informal meeting of Ministers did not end in the acceptance of the compromise "package of elements".

If...