Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Who is Caught By Canada's Economic Sanctions and Trade Restrictions Against Libya?

Canada has imposed wide reaching economic sanctions and trade restrictions against Libya. Canada has two sanctions regimes in place against Libya:

1) Multilateral sanctions as agreed by the United Nations imposed pursuant to the...

Canada Is Likely To Freeze Assets of Libyan Regime (Soon)

On June 14, 2011, the Canadian House of Commons voted to recognize the Libyan rebel government, the National Transitional Council (TNC) as the legitimate representative of the Libyan people.

What this means is that the...

Risky Business: Doing Business in Failed States and Failing States

The uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya and the actions of the failing regimes have created legal issues for businesses that have established businesses in those failed states and for businesses that wish to continue to do...

New United Nations Security Council Resolution Against Iran: What Canadian Businesses Should Expect

On June 9, 2010, the United Nations Security Council passed new strict economic sanctions against Iran. The resolution builds on existing UN sanctions imposed since 2006 and expand the breadth and reach of such measures by...

Canada's Federal Court of Appeal Determines Certain Investment Management Services Exempt from GST

On April 16, 2009, Canada's Federal Court of Appeal issued a very important decision in Her Majesty the Queen v. The Canadian Medical Protective Association.  Don't let the name of the the respondent fool you, the case does...