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Phelps Dunbar LLP
The Louisiana Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit has decided that a floating riverboat casino is not a vessel within the meaning of the general maritime law, and that an employee ...
Breazeale, Sachse, & Wilson, LLP
The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its decision in In re: Larry Doiron, Inc., No. 16-30217 (5th Cir. Jan. 8, 2018)(en banc), completely redefining the analysis for determining whether a contract is considered maritime in nature as a matter of law
Phelps Dunbar LLP
Previously, on February 27, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion that affirmed the district court's decision that a master services contract ...
Carlton Fields
Finding Montana law was inapplicable to the subject insurance policy under both federal maritime choice-of-law principles and the policy language, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ...
Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC
As a threshold matter, the Court was required to determine whether state law or federal maritime law governed the dispute.
Clyde & Co
Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, according to a new report ...
Foley & Lardner
With the release of the new Tesla semi-truck in November, the public's attention was captured with the idea of emission-free movement of freight.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Lookout provides readers with a snapshot of some important developments in maritime law and the maritime industry that are being monitored by the Admiralty, Maritime & Energy Litigation Practice at Lewis Brisbois.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Third Circuit in In Re: Asbestos Products Liability Litigation (No.VI) Case Nos. 16-2602 & 16-2669 (October 3, 2017) issued its opinion on the availability ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In SCL BASILISK AG v. Agribusiness United Savannah Logistics LLC, Docket no. 16-15535 (Nov. 14, 2017), the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals clarified the permissible reach of Rule B ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Maine Uniform Rental v. MV Nova Star, No. 16-2467 (1st Cir., November 7, 2017), the First Circuit declined to extend the reach of a maritime lien claim ...
Clyde & Co
Many products are marketed with the phrase "Just add water," implying simplicity. For marina operators, however, water adds significant complications to their risk profile.
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, eight states in the Transportation Climate Initiative issued a joint statement pledging to pursue regional solutions to GHG emissions from transportation.
Holland & Knight
Just when we thought the question of "What Is a Package?" had been addressed ad nauseum, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York took another look at the issue.
Holland & Knight
For this post, we wanted to highlight a case that has implications across industries. Transportation, perhaps as much as any other industry, relies heavily on arbitration clauses in agreements...
Holland & Knight
Is Temporary Jones Act Relief Possible for Reconstruction?
Adams and Reese LLP
Early this morning, the Trump administration approved a federal waiver of the Jones Act for 10 days.
Holland & Knight
El día 28 de septiembre de 2017, Elaine Duke, la Secretaria Interina del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés)
Holland & Knight
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke on Sept. 28, 2017, approved a waiver of the Jones Act in response to the severe impact Hurricanes Irma and Maria have had on Puerto Rico.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Sept. 27, 2017, said that it has not formally denied a Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico requested on Sept. 25 by Rep. Nydia Velázquez...
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Phelps Dunbar LLP
Previously, on February 27, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion that affirmed the district court's decision that a master services contract ...
Phelps Dunbar LLP
The Louisiana Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit has decided that a floating riverboat casino is not a vessel within the meaning of the general maritime law, and that an employee ...
Carlton Fields
Finding Montana law was inapplicable to the subject insurance policy under both federal maritime choice-of-law principles and the policy language, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ...
Breazeale, Sachse, & Wilson, LLP
The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its decision in In re: Larry Doiron, Inc., No. 16-30217 (5th Cir. Jan. 8, 2018)(en banc), completely redefining the analysis for determining whether a contract is considered maritime in nature as a matter of law
Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC
As a threshold matter, the Court was required to determine whether state law or federal maritime law governed the dispute.
Clyde & Co
Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping, according to a new report ...
Holland & Knight
Phillips 66 is seeking a waiver to facilitate resupply at its 260,000 barrel-per-day Alliance refinery at Belle Chasse...
Holland & Knight
•Sen. John McCain's proposed "Open America's Waters Act of 2017" is the Arizona Republican's fourth effort to eliminate or sharply pare back Jones Act cabotage restrictions in the past eight years.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A U.S. shipping company agreed to pay a $518,063 penalty to settle potential liability concerning alleged violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The court summarily rejected UPS's defense that its large size and compartmentalized organizational structure made it impossible to establish that it knowingly violated any New York regulations.
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