FREEHILL PARTNER GINA VENEZIA PRESENTS AT TWO INDUSTRY EVENTS

On February 4, 2020, Freehill partner Gina Venezia participated in a panel at the 26th Annual Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce/Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce Shipping Conference. The panel’s topic was “Regulatory and Corporate Governance Impact of OECD, EU and OFAC in Shipping.”  On February 12, 2020, Ms. Venezia was the speaker at the monthly luncheon of...
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CLIENT ALERT: DESIGNATION OF ROSNEFT TRADING S.A. TO THE SDN LIST

On February 18, 2020, OFAC designated Rosneft Trading S.A. (“Rosneft Trading”) to the SDN List pursuant to E.O. 13850 for operating in the oil sector of the Venezuelan economy. In addition to Rosneft Trading, OFAC also designated to the SDN List Didier Casimiro, Rosneft Trading’s Vice President for Refining, Petrochemical, Commerce and Logistics. Mr. Casimiro...
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CLIENT ALERT: NEW IRANIAN SANCTIONS ISSUED TODAY

January 10, 2020 Introduction In response to the recent developments involving Iran and the United States, the U.S. authorities issued a new Executive Order (“E.O.”) today imposing sanctions with respect to additional sectors of Iran, namely the construction, mining, manufacturing, and textiles sectors. A copy of the E.O. can be accessed here. To read...
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CLIENT ALERT: RECENT SANCTIONS DEVELOPMENTS

December 12, 2019 The U.S. authorities have taken new actions this week in relation to the sanctions targeting global corruption and also Iran which measures have potential impacts to both U.S. and non-U.S. persons operating in the shipping industry. Each is summarized below. To read the full Client Alert, click HERE.

FREEHILL PARTNER PALLAS PRESENTS AT 2019 PACIFIC ADMIRALTY SEMINAR

On October 10, 2019 Bill Pallas participated in a session of the Pacific Admiralty seminar devoted to “Casualty Investigation and Response.” Bill’s presentation, “The Vessel Speaks”, examined casualty investigation response from the perspective of a vessel owner and operator.