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FHM Partner Tom Russo at Propeller Club Convention

On October 6-8, FHM partner Tom Russo was a panel member at the 85th Annual International Propeller Club convention is Tampa, Florida. With other participants, Mr. Russo addressed the topic of “Seafarers – An International Overview”, with a particular emphasis on the criminalization of maritime incidents and the prosecution of...
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Gina Venezia Presents at Marine Insurance Day

At the annual Marine Insurance Day in New York on October 1, 2010 FHM partner Gina Venezia presented a program entitled Tightening the Knot – Existing U.S. Laws Prohibiting Trade with Iran and Their Expansion under CISADA. The presentation provided an explanation of the recent increased U.S. sanctions on trade...
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FHM Partner Tom Russo Speaks on Environmental Crimes

On September 23-24, 2010 Freehill partner Tom Russo was a speaker at the 6th annual Marine Log conference and expo, “Global Greenship.” Tom participated in a program entitled “Environmental Crimes: Point-Counterpoint”, with Joseph Poux, Assistant Chief, Environmental Crimes Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, examining the prosecution...
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Dan Fitzgerald Co-Authors Article on Medical Evacuations from Vessels

The July 2010 issue of the UK Club’s publication US Bodily Injury News contains an article co-authored by Dan Fitzgerald of FHM and Karen Hildebrandt of Thomas Miller (Americas) Inc. entitled “US Coast Guard Medical Evacuations.” The article, which is in the Articles and Speeches section below, outlines the procedures...
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FHM Partner Tom Russo Writes on Oily Water Separator Cases

Freehill partner Tom Russo authored an article entitled Sometimes, The Best Defense is a Good Offense for the April 2010 issue of The Arbitrator. The article, which can be accessed in the Articles And Speeches section below, outlines steps which shipowners and managers can take to build a due diligence...
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