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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


Repair duties inapplicable to exhaust scrubber changes for U.S.-flag vessels
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2014

U.S.-flag vessels are required to pay a 50 percent ad valorem duty on all repairs made outside the United States unless performed in a treaty exempt


LNG export U.S.-flag requirement defeated in Congress
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2015

On January 28, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected an amendment offered by Rep. John Garamendi from California to require that U.S. LNG


U.S. deepwater port guidance issued, MARAD establishes final policy
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

On May 7, 2015, the U.S. Maritime Administration issued its final policy on the processing of applications for offshore or deepwater port facilities


Customs narrows Jones Act fuel blending guidance
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

U.S. coastwise laws, commonly referred to as the "Jones Act," restrict the transportation of merchandise by water between two U.S. points to


Customs invites reports of Jones Act violations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2014

The United States restricts its domestic maritime trade to qualified U.S.-flag vessels under what is generally referred to as the "Jones Act."


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. government issues dynamic positioning (DP) system failure alert
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2014

On May 20, 2014, the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued a joint alert prompted by a recent failure of


U.S. Maritime Administration proposes to amend its fishing vessel regulations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

On June 10, 2014, the U.S. Maritime Administration proposed amending its regulations governing the documentation of large U.S.-flag fishing vessels


Financial services update September 29 2014 industry news
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2014

On September 25th, Dealbook detailed how lenders of sub-prime auto loans are installing disabling devices which allow them to make a car undrivable