Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Canada Reintroduces Sweeping Federal Consumer Protection Legislation

On January 29, 2009, the Canadian federal government introduced in the House of Commons the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA), for first reading.  The CCPSA has been assigned the identifier Bill C-6.

Following...

Canada's CBSA Creates New AMPS Penalty for Carriers Who Fail to Report Exports

On February 2, 2009, the Canada Border Servcies Agency("CBSA") issued Customs Notice CN-09-001 "New Carrier Export Penalty" in which it announced AMPS Penalty C369 will be introduced on February 3, 2009. The contravention...

Amendments to Military and Strategic Goods Exemption Regulations Re Canada's Export Controls

On February 5, 2009, an amendment to the Exemption Regulations (Persons) was registered and brought into force. This amendment addresses an issue raised by the Standing Joint Committee for the Scrutiny of Regulations regarding...