Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



New Iran Sanctions Legislation Tabled in U.S. Congress - Canadians Should Watch This Legislation

On April 30, 2009, Representative Howard Berman (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee introduced the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act of 2009.  To review a copy of the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions...

Steven D'Arcy Appointed to Tax Court of Canada

One of Canada's most knowledgeable lawyer concerning goods and services tax and the drop shipment rules has been appointed to the Tax Court of Canada this week. This is fantastic news for persons who have been assessed goods and...

WTO Director General Pascal Lamy Appointed For Second Term

The General Council, on 30 April 2009, agreed to reappoint Director-General Pascal Lamy for a second term of four years as from 1 September 2009. The unanimous decision followed Mr Lamy’s presentation on his vision for the WTO...

New Development in the COOL Dispute

Earlier this week, we posted a blog article about the renewal of Canada's December 2008 request for consultations at the World Trade Organization regarding the U.S. country of origin labelling of meat.

On May 2, 2009, the World...

Another CBSA Border Laptop Search Finds More Child Porn

The May 2, 2009 National Post newspaper reports that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) stopped a man (Pichon) crossing the border at Coutts, Alberta this week and searched his laptop. They found a "significant" amount of...