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This blog is about Canada-United States cross border legal issues. Some of the authors are practicing lawyers and some are law students. This is a forum for discussion that presents an opportunity for law students to contribute and become known to potential employers in this dynamic area of the law.

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Authors

Cyndee Cherniak

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is the founding lawyer of LexSage, a boutique international trade law and sales tax firm in Toronto, Ontario. She has practiced for almost 20 years at Canada’s top Bay Street law firms.

Susan Kohn Ross

Su’s practice focuses on compliance whether dealing with cybersecurity/privacy or import/export. She deals with regulatory, civil and criminal issues. Her clients come to her for assistance to solve current challenges but also to identify and manage risk.

Testimonials

“Cyndee is the leading authority on HST tax law. She recently gave a presentation to our business group and I was impressed with her depth of knowledge and it became very evident how under prepared most - Christine Aquin Pope

Awards & Publications

Judicial Advisory Committee for the Tax Court of Canada - Minister of Justice (2014)

Latest Articles

Tariff Turbulence Continues to Fly!

Putting all the hyperbole and posturing to one side, the recent agreement between Mexico and the U.S. which averted the tariffs can be found in the U.S.- Mexico Joint Statement released June 7, 2019. It consists of a few broad policy statements: Me...

Trade Trouble – East, West and South, but North Is Settled for Now!

Agriculture Secretary Perdue recently stated the trade damages to be addressed in a new round of farm aid is $15 to $20 billion! The general press is replete with stories about how, as these tariffs continue, companies are making sourcing changes th...

Trade Trouble – East, West and South, but North Is Settled for Now!

Agriculture Secretary Perdue recently stated the trade damages to be addressed in a new round of farm aid is $15 to $20 billion! The general press is replete with stories about how, as these tariffs continue, companies are making sourcing changes th...

China 301 – Tariff Turmoil

For the most up to date details about the China 301 tariffs and how they apply to the goods on List 3 and the possibly soon to be published List 4,plus the state of China’s retaliatory tariffs, please see https://blogmsk.com/2019/05/14/tariff-turm...

China 301 – Tariff Turmoil

For the most up to date details about the China 301 tariffs and how they apply to the goods on List 3 and the possibly soon to be published List 4,plus the state of China’s retaliatory tariffs, please see https://blogmsk.com/2019/05/14/tariff-tur...