FHM Partner Pat Bonner Publishes in SAIS Review

The Summer-Fall 2013 issue of the SAIS Review of International Affairs, published by The Johns Hopkins University Press, contains an article by Freehill partner Pat Bonner entitled “Neo-Isolationists Scuttle UNCLOS,” addressing the U.S. opposition to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. To access the article, click here.

P5+1 and Iran Joint Plan of Action Intended to Ease Certain Sanctions

On November 23, 2013 the United States and other members of the P5+1 group entered into an initial agreement with Iran, whereby Iran agreed to freeze the status of its nuclear program for six months, in exchange for which certain sanctions against Iran will be eased. During that six month period, further negotiations will be...
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Freehill Partners Present at New York County Lawyers’ Association

On October 2, 2013 FHM partners Justin Nastro and Don Murnane presented a course entitled “The Shipowner’s Limitation of Liability Act: Practices and Procedures” as part of the Continuing Legal Education program of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee of the New York County Lawyers’ Association.

FHM Partner Gina Venezia Presents at Annual ABA Convention

On August 9, 2013 partner Gina Venezia participated in a panel presentation at the American Bar Association annual convention in San Francisco. The panel’s topic was: How to Handle an NTSB Investigation: Avoiding Pitfalls and Protecting Your Client.

EPA Steps Up Enforcement Measures in North American ECA

The EPA has announced that it is initiating overflights to monitor stack emissions from commercial vessels in the upper Chesapeake Bay. This test program is expected to be expanded to other areas of the North American ECA in what is a clear indication of enhanced enforcement efforts of MARPOL Annex VI requirements by the EPA...
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