U.S. Expands Sanctions Related to Ukraine

On July 16, 2014 the U.S. expanded sanctions relating to the Ukraine against various Russian companies and individuals. To view the Client Alert outlining the expanded sanctions, click here.

FHM Partner Gina Venezia Presents at Third Annual ACI Forum on Admiralty & Maritime Claims and Litigation

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....
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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.