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Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied the California Trucking Association's (CTA) petition for certiorari related to a case involving federal preemption of California Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5)...
Venable LLP
At the height of the pandemic, the Federal Trade Commission took swift action to stamp out scammers and other actors looking to take advantage of—or simply make a buck off—the crisis.
Winston & Strawn LLP
There exist over 430 submarine cables in operation around the world that carry over more than 97 percent of transoceanic data between countries and continents.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On July 27 Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced wide-ranging legislation entitled the "Inflation Reduction Act of 2022"...
As e-commerce became ubiquitous over the last few years, consumers consistently kept lowering what they considered an acceptable delivery wait time for free shipping further and further.
Lane Powell
On June 16, 2022, the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Design and Engineering Standards (ENG-3) published a Maritime Safety Information Bulletin No. 05-22 (MSIB) for tank vessels.
Venable LLP
On June 16, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 ("OSRA 2022"), which amended the Shipping Act of 1984 ("the Shipping Act"). Among the various...
Adams and Reese
A rare bipartisan effort brings much needed reform to U.S. shipping in an attempt to level the playing field through new regulatory authority that will impact ocean carriers, ...
Thompson Coburn LLP
On June 16, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 ("OSRA 22"), the first major revision of US maritime regulatory statutes since 1998. OSRA 22 received...
Womble Bond Dickinson
If you have ventured out on the road in your car recently (and aren't driving an EV), then there is little doubt you have grimaced at the gas pump. Driven by eye-popping inflation...
McGlinchey Stafford
Dquitable subordination originated as a doctrine in the bankruptcy courts that allows for subordination of claims when the claimant has engaged in some type of "inequitable conduct"...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
(June 27, 2022) - The patchwork of state laws that impact transportation-related claims can create substantial headaches for companies that operate across state lines.
Venable LLP
On June 24, 2022, the Federal Maritime Commission's Office of the General Counsel issued an opinion on the effective date of the new Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 ("OSRA 2022"), Pub. L. 117-146.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In this article - part of Lewis Brisbois' Marine & Energy newsletter, The Lookout - San Francisco Partner David E. Russo provides some thoughts on two areas of importance to the maritime industry...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In 1851, the Limitation of Liability Act was passed in the U.S., which (among other things) applied to oil spills from vessels. Vessel owners were liable for incident-related costs only up to...
Winston & Strawn LLP
The Biden Administration announced today a new federal-state offshore wind partnership to spur the installation of electricity generating wind turbines off the U.S. coast. Among the initiatives...
Foley & Lardner
Due to the ongoing global supply chain crisis, companies face an uphill battle managing supply chain-related issues. On one front, companies are encountering frequent and extensive shipment and delivery delays.
Holland & Knight
Since its passage on June 16, 2022, the shipping industry is understandably focused on the implications of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA)...
Venable LLP
Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA 2022) in a 369-42 vote.
Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff
Ocean transportation procurement teams and vessel owners alike would do well to pay close attention to the effects of recent notable maritime perils that have triggered claims for general average.
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