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OFAC Advisory to Maritime Shipping Industry

On September 20, 2018 the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued “OFAC Advisory to the Maritime Petroleum Shipping Community” to alert the shipping industry participants, including insurers, as to sanctions risks relating to petroleum shipments to … Continue reading

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Cheese danish shipping, warrantless GPS trackers, and a border doctrine challenge

Enlarge / The border crossing at Port Huron, Michigan, as seen in 2015. (credit: Ken Lund / Flickr) At the end of August, a federal judge in Riverside, California made a potentially landmark decision for border privacy advocates—finding that it … Continue reading

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Update on recent developments in the Shipping Industry

For an update on recent developments in the Shipping Industry, click here to listen to our recent webinar. During the webinar, we cover some of the key shipping cases in the last 6 months. We also take a look at … Continue reading

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Shipping Industry Problems

Most maritime shipping companies were operating profitably through the summer of 2008 until the "perfect storm" of the credit crisis and the worldwide recession struck, leading to the collapse of both the commodity and freight markets.  The resulting upheaval has … Continue reading

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Sanctions and Iran: President Trump’s 8 May 2018 announcement and what this means for non-US shipping

On 8 May 2018, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and to reimpose on Iran a multitude of sanctions that were lifted in January 2016 under the JCPOA. … Continue reading

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