“Seven Days in May: Resolving Your Arbitration Insecurities”

On March 23, 2016, the mock arbitration program “Seven Days in May: Resolving Your Arbitration Insecurities” was presented at the  annual Connecticut Maritime Association shipping conference, “CMA Shipping 2016.” The program, written by Freehill partner Don Murnane, was originally presented on May 1, 2015 at the annual meeting of the U.S. Maritime Law Association.  Seven...
Read More

FREEHILL WINS IN COURT OF APPEALS ON OW BUNKER CASE

OW Bunker, a  major supplier of fuel to vessels, unexpectedly entered bankruptcy in November 2014, with the result that various parties claimed to be entitled to payment for fuel delivered to vessels: the OW Bunker Trustee in bankruptcy, OW Bunker’s bank, and the physical suppliers of the fuel to vessels. Physical suppliers asserted maritime liens...
Read More

FREEHILL PARTNER JUSKA PARTICIPATES IN HELLENIC-AMERICAN / NORWEGIAN –AMERICAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE SHIPPING CONFERENCE

On February 11, 2016  the Hellenic-American and Norwegian-American Chambers of Commerce held their 22nd Annual Joint Shipping Conference, entitled Shifting Global Tides.  Freehill partner Bill Juska participated in a panel presentation on The Effect of Shifting Political Agendas on Shipping. Bill’s comments focused on recent changes in the U.S. sanctions regimes relating to Iran and...
Read More

CLIENT ALERT: U.S. SUSPENDS NUCLEAR-RELATED SECONDARY SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN

On January 16, 2016 the International Atomic Energy Agency verified that Iran has fulfilled its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to curtail its nuclear program. As a result, the United States has lifted the nuclear-related secondary sanctions that had been imposed against Iran. To read a Client Alert summarizing the lifting of...
Read More

FREEHILL PARTNER JUSKA PRESENTS AT SOCIETY OF MARITIME ARBITRATORS LUNCHEON

On November 11, 2015 partner Bill Juska spoke at the monthly luncheon of the New York Society of Maritime Arbitrators. His presentation, entitled U.S. Sanctions Against Iran: Past, Present & Future, highlighted the sanctions relief which is scheduled to come into effect as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed between the P5+1...
Read More