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CLIENT ALERT: SANCTIONS AGAINST NORTH KOREA

On September 21, 2017 President Trump issued an Executive Order imposing new sanctions against North Korea, following additional UN Security Council sanctions passed on August 5 and September 11. For a Client Alert on these sanctions, please click here.

JONES ACT SUSPENDED IN WAKE OF HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA

Because of the fuel supply disruptions caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Jones Act, which prohibits U.S. coastwise trading by foreign flag vessels, has been suspended from September 6 to September 13 for the carriage of refined petroleum products from New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Lousiana to South Carolina,...
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FREEHILL PREVAILS IN APPELLATE DIVISION

Freehill partner John Karpousis and associate Yaakov Adler have prevailed in the New York Appellate Division, Third Department, defeating a personal injury plaintiff’s motion for entry of a judgment which would include $910,000 in interest, cost and disbursements, which he alleged were recoverable under the New York Civil...
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CLIENT ALERT: SUDAN SANCTIONS RELIEF EXTENDED THREE MONTHS

On January 13, 2017 President Obama issued Executive Order 13761 which gave Sudan relief from U.S. sanctions for six months and which envisioned a permanent revocation of the U.S. sanctions against Sudan on July 12, 2017, provided that Sudan sustained certain positive actions regarding humanitarian efforts and reducing violence in...
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