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Court Schedules Arguments on FMCSA's New Hours of Service Rule on March 15, 2013
Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
Gene Grabowski on American Airlines' Brand Challenges
Doing Business In Canada
Pacific Northwest Positioned to Be Hub for Great Sustainable Transportation Economy
What is the state of Anti-Piracy Efforts and Armed Guards on Vessels?
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Madlyn Primoff - Industries Facing Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy: A Cyclical Business
Google real estate director John Igoe - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
Environmental and Policy Focus -
Federal omission in closing oyster farm broke law, court told - Los Angeles Times - May 14:
The U.S. Interior Department violated federal law by failing to conduct an...more
The line between maritime and non-maritime jurisdiction continues to be redrawn. A recent case out of the Southern District of New York, Fireman’s Fund v Great American Insurance Company, 2013 U.S. Dist. 11114, held a dry...more
The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has refused to enforce a judgment against an entity with ties to the judgment debtor, finding that the judgment creditor had not adequately pled an alter ego claim....more
The Supreme Court will soon hear a case involving a controversial Port of Los Angeles rule that would require trucking companies to hire their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors. The Court added American...more
Under Section 905(b) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (“LHWCA”), a vessel owner owes three duties to longshore employees. In October 2012, the Fifth Circuit granted a summary judgment dismissing serious...more
In This Issue:
BIMCO publishes Wreckhire 2010...3
High Court grants relief from sanctions where the deadline for service of a witness statement was a bank holiday,...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
1. Can a Vessel be arrested for a Forward Freight Agreement claim in China?
2. Changes to Port State Controls
3. A Second Bite at the Litigation Cherry: “Collateral Attack”
4. The Maritime Labour...more
If you have been injured while a cruise ship passenger on a cruise, there is a good chance the cruise line is responsible for your injury and you should consider securing compensation for your injury. This article explains...more
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