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Holland & Knight
The first initiative is issuing a "policy statement" concerning FMC private party complaints.
Ward and Smith, P.A.
We're not talking about the 1987 classic film, but it is a topic that will be served up at the next Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Virtual Power Luncheon.
Lane Powell
On August 19, 2021, a panel of the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a district court dismissal of a putative class action filed by a cruise ship passenger against cruise ship operators for the...
Winston & Strawn LLP
The "Jones Act" "third proviso" has been in the news regarding the transportation of fish and fish products from Alaska to the lower 48 states. It might be useful to review how that proviso came about.
Holland & Knight
In historical cases where hurricanes or natural disasters have disrupted the U.S. energy and oil supply, it does not take long before questions begin to arise whether there is a need for Jones Act waivers ...
Lane Powell
On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed a major executive order titled "Promoting Competition in the American Economy."1 The executive order targets conduct in nearly every sector of the United States economy...
Husch Blackwell LLP
On July 7, 2021, U.S. District Court Judge Eduardo C. Robreno, who oversees the asbestos multi district litigation (MDL 875) in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, applied a new standard set forth...
Winston & Strawn LLP
U.S. Customs and Border Protection or CBP issued its first Jones Act ruling relating to a floating offshore wind project on July 6, 2021, which it made publicly available on August 23, 2021.
Lane Powell
Whether an injured worker is a seaman entitled to remedies under the Jones Act or a land-based maritime worker generally covered under the Longshore and Harbor Worker's Compensation Act...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
United States (US) employers, including the US Government, are increasingly mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for American employees, amid the past few weeks of increased Delta variant cases.
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
Companies shipping their products overseas during the past year have witnessed astronomical increases in freight costs.
Husch Blackwell LLP
A new level of frustration has arisen from the ocean shipper ranks during this "post-COVID" period. Shipments from Asia to the U.S. are experiencing extreme difficulties in getting their cargo delivered...
Cozen O'Connor
When a vessel is arrested in the United States, the U.S. Marshals Service is the federal agency that takes the vessel into the arresting court's custody.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Phoenix Partner and Co-Chair of Lewis Brisbois' Transportation Practice Julie E. Maurer recently prevailed on a motion to dismiss a motor carrier's third-party claims when the U.S. District Court...
Husch Blackwell LLP
As a result of the contagious ocean carrier saga, recently the subject of a Presidential Executive Order dealing with anti-competitive developments in ocean shipping...
Lane Powell
The International Maritime Organization ("IMO") has directed its focus on the analysis of the potential regulatory scheme that must be implemented to address the emerging technology of autonomous and...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The DOJ Antitrust Division and the Federal Maritime Commission entered into a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU"), which sets forth the terms for agency cooperation on antitrust enforcement in the U.S.-international ocean liner shipping industry.
Holland & Knight
Cargo congestion has reached historic proportions during the COVID-19 pandemic as the demand for imports by U.S. consumers and businesses has skyrocketed combined with an increase in operational disruptions.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On July 9, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order entitled "Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy" aimed at promoting competition across various aspects...
Winston & Strawn LLP
This article originally appeared in the Second Quarter 2021 Benedict's Maritime Bulletin. Reprinted with permission. Any opinions in this article are not those of Winston & Strawn or its clients.
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