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The Essential Guide to the Jones Act

USA - June 8 2020 The Jones Act is the foundational law of the American maritime industry, and compliance with it is essential whether you are a vessel operator in the…

Darrell L. Conner, Elle M. Stuart, Emanuel L. Rouvelas, James A. Sartucci, John L. Longstreth, Jorge Romero, Mark Ruge, William N. Myhre.

COVID-19: Updates on the FMC's Detention and Demurrage Final Rule

USA - May 11 2020 The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC or Commission) recently announced its adoption of a final interpretive rule to provide the maritime community…

Elle M. Stuart, John L. Longstreth.

The can-do Congress?

USA - January 8 2020 In December 2019, the U.S. Congress managed to defy expectations and enact several pieces of significant legislation. Major legislative successes…

Brody Garland, Darrell L. Conner, Doug Hall, Mark Ruge.

Declining to Overrule a Long-Standing Agency Deference Doctrine, the Supreme Court Nonetheless Cautions That its Limitations Provide a Meaningful Check on Federal Agencies' Power to Regulate Business Activities

USA - July 12 2019 Federal agencies issue hundreds of significant rules each year, affecting virtually all aspects of U.S. economic activity. For decades, businesses…

Abraham F. Johns, Barry M. Hartman, Elle M. Stuart, John L. Longstreth.

New Opportunities for Port Infrastructure Investment

USA - June 27 2019 Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in…

Brody Garland, Darrell L. Conner, James A. Sartucci.