Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



Whistleblower Incentives – Potential Problem for Traders?

When the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Pub.L. 111-203, was signed into law in July 2010, it contained provisions which were designed to encourage whistle blowing, the thinking being that if you...

Air Freight Anti-Trust Cases Multiply

As the anti-trust cases brought by the Justice Dept. involving the airlines and the air freight forwarders continue, especially related to movements between the U.S. and the E.U. and the U.S. and Asia, particularly China and...

GSP and Andean Programs In Trouble

With the end of 2010 came the news that GSP expired. The Andean Trade Preferences Act/Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act has been extended for only six (6) weeks through February 12, 2011, except as relates to Peru...

The ABCs of Harmonized Sales Tax

Harmonized sales tax ("HST") is here to stay in Ontario for 5 years due to the arrangement between Premier McGuinty and the Government of Canada.  The provincial portion of the rate (currently 8% and called PVAT to those in...