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FREEHILL PARTNER PETE GUTOWSKI RANKED BY CHAMBERS GLOBAL

On March 17, 2017 Chambers Global released their rankings for 2017. In the global-wide category of “Shipping – Litigation” Freehill partner Pete Gutowski was ranked as one of 24 leading shipping attorneys worldwide.

PARTNER TOM CANEVARI RECOGNIZED BY CLIENT CHOICE

On February 9, 2017 Freehill partner Tom Canevari was named as the exclusive winner of the 2017 Client Choice Award for New York in the field of Shipping and Transport Law.  Attorneys can only be nominated for the Client Choice Awards by in-house corporate counsel, and winners are selected...
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CLIENT ALERT: EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMMIGRATION AFFECTS VESSEL CREWS

On January 27, 2017 President Trump issued an Executive Order (“E.O.”) entitled “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.”  This E.O. will impact vessels calling in the U.S. with crewmembers on board who are citizens of Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, Iran and Libya. Provisions of...
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ING AND OW BUNKER DENIED LIENS

On October 21, 2016, Judge Kathleen Forrest of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued an Opinion and Order in five OW Bunker cases, denying summary judgment to ING Bank N.V. and dismissing its maritime lien claims asserted against the vessels named in those cases. ...
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