February 12, 2018

Currency Shifts

One of the most difficult aspects of international trade is managing exchange rates. The constant shifting of exchange rates can considerably affect where and how trade […]
November 23, 2017

Sovereign Immunity, Part I

Imagine you own a company that ships products internationally. You regularly negotiate contracts with exporters, either those who are seeking to ship products into the United […]
March 31, 2017

Maritime Arrest Procedure

A maritime lien occurs when a debtor owes money to a creditor and the creditor pursues the debtor through a lien. However, the maritime lien is […]
February 10, 2017

Players in the Shipping Business

Goods are constantly being shipped from place to place. With the advent of the internet and heightened e-commerce, shipping is at an all-time high. With the […]
October 14, 2016

Liability of a Carrier and Subcontractors

Shipping cargo across the ocean requires the participation of many parties. There are parties that load the cargo onto the ship at the starting port and […]