Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Mr. Yadegari, Canada's First Individual to be Prosecuted in Canada for U.N Security Council Resolution Violations, Denied Bail

On May 4, 2009, the an Ontario judge denied bail to Mahmoud Yadegari, an Iranian-Canadian accused of trying to export to Iran two "pressure transducers" that could be used in the production of nuclear weapons. Transducers are...

Canada Releases 2007 Export Controls Report

Canada just released a Report of the Minister of Foreign Affairs respecting operations Under the Export and Import Permits Act for the Year 2007, which can be found at

In 2007, Canada took enforcement actions. The Report for...

Lang Michener LLP Expands into Hong Kong - Only Canadian Law Firm Registered to Practice in Hong Kong

Lang Michener LLP announced today the opening of its office in Hong Kong, in association with local law firm Angela Ho & Associates. The Hong Kong office will provide Lang Michener's clients with greater access to its Canadian...

Obama Appears To Support An International Gun Registry

President Obama has signalled his support for the United States to sign an existing (1997) Treaty of the Organization of American States that establishes an Americas gun registry.  The Treaty is the Inter-American...

Alcopops appeal denied in the Australian Federal Court

We have previously reported on the Federal Court case in which Suntory had instituted proceedings to stop the Commonwealth (in the ATO) collecting excise duty on Alcopops at high rates based on the Tariff Proposals...