Canada-U.S. Blog Trade Lawyers Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Susan K. Ross

Monthly Archives: February 2013

Canadian Resident NEXUS Travelers Should Bring Traveller Declaration Card to Report Purchases to CBSA

Posted in Border Security, Customs Law, NEXUS

Many NEXUS card holders in the Trusted Traveler Program are not aware that there are electronic forms available on-line that they can complete prior to returning to Canada with their purchases.  The declaration process is simplified by the NEXUS Traveller Declaration Card (TDC).  Canadian residents who are members of the trusted traveler programs may complete… Continue Reading

Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s Jurisdiction Clarified

Posted in Customs Law

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has jurisdiction to determine whether the Canada Border Services Agency’s recapture of refunded customs duties is valid. In other words, if the CBSA issues a detailed adjustment statement (DAS) to claw back a refund, the affected importer may have a grounds for appeal if the DAS is issued too late…. Continue Reading

Canada Tables Amendments to Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act: No Longer Baby Teeth

Posted in FCPA/Anti-Corruption, Uncategorized

On February 5, 2013, Canada took a leap forward by tabling in the Senate amendments to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). Bill S-14 “An Act to Amend the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act” was introduced in the Senate to strengthen the teeth of the CFPOA. These amendments must pass the Senate… Continue Reading