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Mainbrace: September 2016 (No. 4)

by Blank Rome LLP on

It’s hard to believe another summer has come and gone. The kids are back in school, the commuter trains are a bit more crowded, and everyone is back from their holidays, hopefully refreshed and ready to get back down to...more

India: A False Dawn for Foreign OSV Owners

by Reed Smith on

India’s ambitious drive to reduce dependence on foreign hydrocarbon imports is expected to spur almost US$30 billion of exploration and production investments including in the offshore sector. An increase in offshore...more

Drones – Is the Maritime Industry Ready?

by Blank Rome LLP on

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or “drones” in common parlance, are not a part of the historical maritime vocabulary. At least not yet. While the term “drones” may conjure images from science fiction, the reality is that...more

PortMiami espera continuar con el éxito de las P3

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Una nueva colaboración público-privada (“P3” o “PPP”) llega a PortMiami. Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD (“RCCL”) busca diseñar, construir, financiar, operar y mantener una nueva terminal para cruceros en el área noreste del...more

Fla. Case Provides Practicum On Arbitrability

by Carlton Fields on

The Middle District of Florida recently, in U.S. Surety Co. v. Edgar, provided a practicum on arbitrability jurisprudence under the Federal Arbitration Act, answering key questions about (1) whether nonsignatories to an...more

Infrastructure Alert - February 11, 2014

by Cozen O'Connor on

The Panama Canal Authority and the GPUC, the construction consortium working on its expansion, have been deadlocked over whether the Canal will pay for $1.6 billion in cost overruns. Construction halted on February 5 due to...more

Contracting with the Ghanaian government or government entities – some guidance for the international community from the Supreme...

by Reed Smith on

Introduction - In its recent decision in the case of Felix Klomega v The Attorney General and others, the Supreme Court in Ghana has provided much needed guidance to the international community when looking to contract...more

U.S. - Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement

by Giancarlo Schievenini on

The United States and Mexico have signed an agreement concerning the development of oil and gas reservoirs that cross the international maritime boundary between the two countries in the Gulf of Mexico....more

October 13, 2011 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

by McNabb Associates, P.C. on

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more

Vessel Hypothetical - A Lawyer's Perspective

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

After the euphoria of the evening wears off, the questions begin to swirl. How do we choose the right yard? Have we timed the market correctly? Where will we get the money? We haven’t heard too much about our owner’s...more

Section 1, Clause 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment: Citizenship in a State based on Residence

by Dan Goodman on

Section 1, Clause 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America states: ”All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of...more

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