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 […]