International Logistics, Maritime Shipping, and Supply Chain Disruptions: Contracting Issues and Approaches
Cybersecurity Issues, Blockchain and Looking Ahead
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will advise counsel on the ongoing issues specific to maritime shipping and supply chain disruptions. The panel will address how disruptions to international supply chain logistics will likely have a significant impact on international trade and the global supply chain; what stakeholders should consider in negotiating logistics contracts and dealing with potential contract defaults; and how current regulatory initiatives may or may not alleviate current supply chain disruptions.
- Maritime shipping
- Contracting for international supply chain logistics
- Regulatory initiatives
The panel will address these and other key topics:
- What are the key legal considerations in contracting with ocean carriers and third party logistics providers as they relate to existing and potential supply chain disruptions?
- What cyber risks are maritime shipping providers currently facing? How can clients mitigate those risks?
- How can using blockchain improve logistical efficiency in global shipping?
Andrew M. Danas
Grove Jaskiewicz & Cobert
Mr. Danas represents clients on a wide variety of general commercial and regulatory issues. He has a specialized... | Read More
Mr. Danas represents clients on a wide variety of general commercial and regulatory issues. He has a specialized knowledge of legal issues involving companies engaged in international trade and transportation. Mr. Danas regularly counsels companies on the corporate, commercial, and regulatory obligations they may have both in the U.S. and abroad. He regularly advises and represents clients in their dealings with federal agencies of the U.S. government. He assists clients in obtaining government licenses and bonds and has represented them in government investigations and litigation. He has also assisted clients on legislative matters and has testified before the U.S. Congress on their behalf. A frequent speaker on business matters related to international commerce, Mr. Danas publishes regularly in professional and academic journals. He is also active in a number of professional organizations in a leadership capacity. Mr. Danas currently serves as Co-Chair of the International Contracts Committee of the American Bar Association Section on International Law and has previously served three consecutive terms as the Co-Chair of the ABA SIL International Transportation Committee. He is also Co-Chair of the Antitrust and Unfair Trade Practices Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association and is the Co-Chair of the Management Committee of the Euro-American Lawyers Group.Close
Elizabeth K. Lowe
Ms. Lowe focuses on international trade and customs, and maritime/transportation and shipping issues. She counsels U.S.... | Read More
Ms. Lowe focuses on international trade and customs, and maritime/transportation and shipping issues. She counsels U.S. and non-U.S. companies on a variety of cross-border regulatory and policy matters, transportation and logistics matters, and import/export compliance matters. Her work includes internal compliance reviews and investigations, due diligence activities, voluntary self-disclosures, responses to inquiries from federal agencies, compliance training, licensing, and transportation and logistics contract review. Ms. Lowe advises companies on compliance with maritime and other transportation laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, the Shipping Act of 1984, and represents companies before the Federal Maritime Commission, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Transportation Security Administration. She also assists companies with agency-required registration and license authorization. In addition, Ms. Lowe has experience in drafting and reviewing contracts for logistics and transportation industry clients in all modes.Close
Bruce G. Paulsen
Seward & Kissel
Mr. Paulsen specializes in handling complex commercial and maritime disputes. He handles finance and securities-related... | Read More
Mr. Paulsen specializes in handling complex commercial and maritime disputes. He handles finance and securities-related disputes in the shipping industry as well as traditional maritime disputes, lien claims and environmental matters. Mr. Paulsen also has substantial expertise in the area of international trade sanctions; has been deeply involved in handling piracy issues before U.S. government agencies; and is highly experienced in the recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards. He is a frequent author and presenter on a variety of topics relating to shipping law, including cybersecurity issues.Close
Brian P. Maloney
Seward & Kissel
Mr. Maloney is counsel in the Litigation Group. He is a commercial litigator with significant experience across a wide... | Read More
Mr. Maloney is counsel in the Litigation Group. He is a commercial litigator with significant experience across a wide range of sectors, including banking, maritime, and securities. Mr. Maloney also represents clients in matters involving civil and criminal enforcement inquiries and regulatory investigations. He has written and spoken extensively in connection with his shipping litigation work, which includes, among other matters, the ongoing coordination of U.S. actions arising out of the collapse of O.W. Bunker & Trading A/S and its affiliates around the world on behalf of the secured lender to those entities. Mr. Maloney is also a contributor to Seward & Kissel’s Maritime Blog, as well as the Marshall Islands Law Blog.Close