CLIENT ALERT: OFAC ISSUES ADDITIONAL SANCTIONS ON NORD STREAM 2 PIPELINE

On November 22, 2021, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed sanctions on Transadria, Ltd., which is apparently based in Cyprus but said to be a “Russia-linked entity,” and one of its vessels, the Marlin, for their involvement in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. The entity and its vessel were added...
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PARTNER DANIEL J. FITZGERALD RETIRES FROM THE U.S. COAST GUARD RESERVE

This past summer, Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP Partner Daniel Fitzgerald retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve in a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C. Rear Admiral Melissa Bert presided over the ceremony, which was attended by family, friends and Coast Guard colleagues who worked with Dan over the past 28...
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CLIENT ALERT: OFAC ISSUES GENERAL LICENSE 40

July 13, 2021 On July 12, 2021, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued General License 40 authorizing certain transactions involving the exportation or reexportation of liquified petroleum gas to Venezuela. To read the full Client Alert, please click HERE.

FHM Prevails on Jurisdiction

On June 17, 2017, there was a collision between the USS Fitzgerald and the ACX Crystal in Japanese territorial waters.  Following the collision, the estates of seven U.S. Navy sailors and more than forty current and former U.S. Navy sailors filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, demanding...
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FHM DBA TRIAL VICTORY AFFIRMED ON APPEAL

Congratulations to Freehill Partner John F. Karpousis and Associate Matthew J. Pallay, whose trial victory in the matter of Gatewood v. Fluor was recently affirmed  by the Benefits Review Board.  At trial, the claimant unsuccessfully alleged that he suffered debilitating contact dermatitis from handling fuel and other materials while working overseas for Fluor.  He...
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