Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Australian AAT issues decision in major bed linen TCO case and opens the way for major refunds

The Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal (“AAT”) handed down an important decision yesterday which opens the way for importers of certain bed linen to claim up to $70 million in customs duty refunds.


The case, General...

Australian competition authority closes further on cartel behaviour and issues guidelines on new provisions

On 28 October 2009 the Australian competition authority (the ACCC)announced that it had commenced action against Thai Airways International in the Federal Court alleging that it had also engaged in price fixing overseas which...

The ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement to start on 1 January 2010. What should traders be doing now!

Although it has been the subject of some media coverage, we are pleased to provide the following reminder as to the commencement of the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement ("AANZFTA") on 1 January 2010.