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New rules proposed for Maritime Security Program
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2015

On August 5, 2015, the U.S. Maritime Administration proposed new rules for the U.S. Maritime Security Program (MSP). MSP secures the services of 60


USCG Security Agreements Subject to Judicial Review
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

On December 15, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that the U.S. Coast Guard's assertion of authority to


Geolocation privacy issues for Uber in South Korea
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • South Korea
  • February 17 2015

Uber has faced a number of legal issues in South Korea since the launch of its smartphone app-based taxi network service in Seoul, in August, 2013


Jones Act again tied to crude oil exports
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

The U.S. Congress continues to consider whether to reverse the 1975 ban on crude oil exports prompted by the U.S. shale oil renaissance. That


New Jersey Judge Lowers the Boom on Chief Engineer
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

On November 21, 2016, Judge Susan Wigenton of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey sentenced former Chief Engineer Girolamo Curatolo


Responder liability in piracy situations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Can military forces responding to piracy be liable for the loss of innocent life? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit addressed this


U.S. Congress to enact consensus maritime legislation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

U.S. legislators announced on December 1, 2014, bi-partisan agreement on a Coast Guard authorization bill likely to be enacted by Congress during the


U.S. Coast Guard Proposes significant overhaul of dynamic positioning (DP) requirements
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on November 28 which, if adopted, would establish minimum design, operation, training and


CBP narrows casualty exception to U.S. vessel repair duties
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

A 50 ad valorem duty applies to foreign repairs to U.S.-flag vessels unless the repairs are made in a country exempted by virtue of a free trade


Shipyard settles False Claims Act charges with SBA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

On October 29, 2014, the United States Department of Justice issued a press release announcing a settlement agreement with North Florida Shipyards