On May 2, 2014 Freehill attorney Eric Matheson gave a presentation at the U.S. Maritime Law Association’s annual CLE program, speaking on “VDR, AIS, and Electronic Information, Use of Vessel ‘Black Box’, Related Technology and Devices.”
On February 28, 2014 partner Gina Venezia participated in a panel presentation at the American Conference Institute’s third annual forum on Admiralty & Maritime Claims and Litigation in Houston. The panel’s general topic was Updates on Federal Rules, Treaties, Regulations, Sanctions and More, Including Best Practices on Interaction Between Private Practice Lawyers and the Government.... Read More
In June 2008 two line handlers were assisting the tanker M/T GLENROSS from a 17’ boat when the mooring line they were handling was reeled in, instead of being let out, causing both men to fall from the boat. One line handler was injured, while the other drowned. Suit was brought against the line handlers’... Read More
On January 20, 2014 the United States eased certain sanctions against Iran, pursuant to the Joint Plan of Action between the P5+1 And Iran. To see a Client Alert summarizing the relief granted, click here.
On January 17, 2014 Freehill partner Dan Fitzgerald gave a presentation at the Passenger Vessel Association Convention in Houston, Texas entitled: “A Primer on Limitation of Liability for Small Passenger Vessel Operators.”
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.
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... Read More
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.