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Cyndee Todgham Cherniak in Who's Who Legal

I am pleased to inform Trade Lawyer Blog / Canada Law Blog readers that I have been listed in the Canadian list in Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers: Trade and Customs 2010.  See link...

If You Would Like Near Certainty in GST/HST, You Need To Get An Advance GST/HST Ruling

Seth Godin, a marketing guru, usually is right on the mark.  In today's post, entitled "The Certainty Premium" he writes, in part:

How much would you pay for an envelope that had a 50% chance of containing $10 and a...

Canada's Highway of Heroes Is Why Export Controls Compliance Is Important

If you watch this video, you will understand why Canada has export controls laws and you will understand why Canadians and Canadian businesses must take export controls laws and compliance seriously -...

Can International Businesses Learn a Lesson from President Obama's "Beer Summit"

Many may disagree with me on this one - I wonder whether the President Obama "Beer Summit" offers any lessons to international businesses. While the situations are very different, the question applies to many situations: Can we...

Canadian Government Shows Symbolic Support for Women's Rights

Trade Lawyers Blog rarely comments on human rights laws. I have an opportunity today to point out that a representative from the Canadian Embassy in Sudan attended the trial of a Sudanese woman, Lubna Hussein, who is on trial for...

Should I Stay or Should I Go - Listening to the Clash's Question While Pondering a Trip to China

I have been to China many times and love to travel to Beijing. However, there are a number of Canadians being quarantined in China over H1N1 flu panic. The Canadians were singled out on flights even though they have not been to...

WTO Calls For Financial Crisis Solution to Include Women

On March 10, 2009, WTO Deputy Director-General Valentine Sendanyoye Rugwabiza said in a press statement that “women urgently need a gender-specific component built into responses to the international financial crisis to ensure...

November 25th is the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 25th is the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  Please do your part to help the United Nations reach its goal. The General Assembly has designated 25 November as the...

Canadian Committee for UNIFEM Gala - November 20, 2008 in Ottawa Ontario

The Canadian Committee for UNIFEM (Canadian Committee for the United Nations Development Fund for Women)will be giving an award to Louise Frechette on November 20, 2008 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa Ontario for her...

Susan Kohn Ross, Susan Ning and Cyndee Todgham Cherniak LinkedIn

Susan Kohn Ross, Susan Ning and Cyndee Todgham Cherniak have profiles on LinkedIn and invite you to become our connections and let us know what you think about trade Lawyers Blog.  We have also created a Group for Trade...

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak Quoted in Canadian Bar Association National Magazine

The July / August 2008 issue of the Canadian Bar Association National Magazine includes an article entitled "The Hungry Dragon" about Canadian lawyers activities with clients doing inbound and outbound business with Chinese...

CBP Updates Policy re Laptop Searches

On July 16, 2008, CBP published a policy statement regarding how its officers are to conduct themselves when dealing with searches of laptops, PDAs and other electronic devices. See...

Questions Are Being Asked Whether Fiji Blocked an International Bar Association Delegation

The following news is making its way around international legal circles and is important in light of our commitment to the rule of law:

FIJI BLOCKS ENTRY OF VISITING BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSUVA, Fiji (Fijilive, Feb. 16, 2008) – A...

Another Story on Laptop Searches by United States Customs and Border Control

I am reproducing another article that I have come across about searches by the United States Customs and Border Patrol of lap tops and cell phones.  While most travelers are law-abiding citizens and would have nothing...

Travelers to the United States May Have Laptops and Cell Phones Searched and Seized

Lawyers must protect the confidential information of their clients, even their clients' names.  As a result, lawyers (and other business persons) have to be careful when traveling to, from or through the United States. ...

Canada's Canadian International Trade Tribunal Has A Vacancy - Are You Qualified?

On October 9, 2007, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal published a notice of vacancy.  The Canadian International Trade Tribunal is looking for a new Chairman for the Tribunal who lives in Ottawa or the Ottawa...