CLIENT ALERT: U.S. TURNS UP THE SANCTIONS AGAINST VENEZUELA – ISSUES AN AMENDED, AND MORE RESTRICTIVE, GENERAL LICENSE 8F

April 22, 2020 On April 21, 2020, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued amended General License 8F authorizing transactions involving PdVSA necessary for limited maintenance of essential operations in Venezuela or the wind-down of operations in Venezuela for certain entities like Chevron. The amended version of this license is different from prior versions...
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CHAMBERS & PARTNERS AGAIN RECOGNIZES FREEHILL PARTNER GUTOWSKI

ChambersGlobal for 2020 was issued on March 9, 2020 and Freehill partner Peter Gutowski was again named as one of the leading global lawyers in the field of shipping litigation. This is the tenth consecutive year that Mr. Gutowski has been highly ranked by ChambersGlobal as a Leading Individual in the field of shipping law....
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FREEHILL OBTAINS CONFIRMATION OF CONTESTED ARBITRATION AWARD

On Mach 3, 2020 Judge Gregory Woods of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued an Opinion and Order confirming an arbitration award obtained on January 31, 2019 in the Arbitration Between Pioneer Navigation Ltd. and Chemical Equipment Labs, Inc. In the arbitration proceeding we sought damages on behalf of...
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COVID-19: MESSAGE FROM THE PARTNERS

Dear Clients & Friends, As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, its impact on business and trade is not yet fully known. It is clear that businesses around the world and across many sectors are facing unprecedented challenges and concerns. In this time of uncertainty, we want to assure you that we are focused on the health...
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