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.

The U.S. Tightens Sanctions Against Iran and Those Dealing With Iran

Focusing on the escalating U.S. sanctions against Iran, Freehill partner Gina Venezia authored an article for the August 2012 Standard Bulletin, a publication of the Standard P&O Club, summarizing an Executive Order dated July 31, 2012 authorizing “Additional Sanctions With Respect to Iran.” To access the article, click here.

What You Need to Know About PCB Enforcement

FHM partner Larry Kahn published an article in the August 2012 Maritime and Transport Law News, a newsletter of the International Bar Association, on the increasing governmental enforcement of regulations relating to the removal of PCBs from vessels at the time of sale or scrapping.

U.S. Imposes New Sanctions Against Iran

On July 31, 2012 the President issued an Executive Order authorizing “Additional Sanctions With Respect to Iran” and on August 1 the Congress passed the “Iran Threat Reduction And Syria Human Rights Act of 2012,” which awaits the President’s signature. These sanctions have the potential to significantly impact the financial, shipping and marine insurance sectors....
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