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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Freehill Partners Fitzgerald and Canevari Lecture at MLA CLE

At the Spring meeting of the U.S. Maritime Law Association on May 3, 2013, FHM partner Dan Fitzgerald gave a CLE presentation on Emerging Ethics Issues and Cases Updates, focusing on how social media affects juror research. A copy of the paper can be accessed by clicking here. At the same meeting, Freehill partner...
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FHM Partner Tom Russo Participates in Pollution Roundtable

On April 29, 2013 Tom Russo was a participant in the Gard (North America) Inc. Pollution Roundtable held in New York City. In addition to serving as a roundtable participant, Tom presented on the topic of Current Criminal Law Issues.

John Karpousis Addresses Annual Loyola University Longshore Conference

FHM partner John Karpousis spoke on April 4, 2013 in New Orleans at the Annual Longshore Conference sponsored by Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. John’s address, “Just What Exactly is a Vessel Anyway?”, examined the U.S. Supreme Court’s analysis, in the context of maritime litigation, of what constitutes “a vessel”, including a review...
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U.S. NDAA 2013 Imposes New Sanctions Against Iran

On January 2, 2013 the National Defense Authorization Act for 2013 (“NDAA 2013”) was signed into law. This Act has added sanctions against Iran which go into effect on July 1, 2013 and which could have a significant impact on the maritime and marine insurance sectors. For a Client Alert detailing the provisions of NDAA...
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Freehill Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Founded in 1952, Freehill, Hogan & Mahar marked its 60th anniversary in 2012, making it one of the longest established maritime firms in New York. Over the years FHM has earned the trust of its clients and the respect of its peers. To see the firm’s 60th Anniversary announcement, click here.