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A general introduction to shipping law and practice in USA

USA - June 14 2022 A general introduction to shipping law and commercial practice in USA, including key facts, figures, legislation, regulators and recent developments.

James Brown, Melanie Fridgant, Chris Hart, Alejandro Mendez, Thomas Nork, Svetlana Sumina

U.S. Virgin Islands announces the first international U.S. flag open ship registry and ambitious plan to energize the U.S. commercial maritime sector

USA - March 28 2022 On February 1, 2022 the Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) signed an agreement with the Northeast Maritime Institute's Center for Ocean…

Chris Hart, Svetlana Sumina

Liberia Updates its Corporate Legislation

Liberia - July 17 2020 The Republic of Liberia recently announced significant revisions to its Business Corporation Act (BCA) and its Limited Liability Company Act (LLC…

Spotlight: shipping contracts in USA

USA - June 14 2022 An overview of key considerations surrounding contracts in the shipping industry in USA, including contracts for shipbuilding and carriage, as well as limitation of liability.

James Brown, Melanie Fridgant, Chris Hart, Alejandro Mendez, Thomas Nork, Svetlana Sumina

The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Contractual Force Majeure Landscape

Global - March 31 2020 Often considered mere boilerplate, contractual force majeure (FM) provisions are taking on far greater significance in light of the global economic…

Chris Hart, Svetlana Sumina