The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) recently held in ContainerWest Manufacturing Ltd v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency, AP-2014-025 (July 27, 2015) that “a through bill of lading is required for entitlement to the GPT.” This decision may surprise many importers, customs lawyers and customs brokers. GPT means General Preferential Tariff. Often… Continue Reading
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.
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.