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Has the Ground Shifted under the Law Concerning When a Party Is “Found within the District” for Purposes of Rule B?
It has long been the law in the Second Circuit that when a foreign party registers with the New York Department of State to conduct business in New York and designates an agent within the district upon whom process may be served, it will be “found within the district” for purposes of Rule B of the Supplemental Rules for Admiralty or Maritime Claims and Asset Forfeiture Actions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (the “Admiralty Rules”). 1,239 more words
In an age when cybersecurity breaches regularly make headlines, and autonomous vessels are appearing on the not-so-distant horizon, it’s important to consider how age-old contracts like maritime charter parties will fare in the face of rapidly changing technology and the security risks that come with it. 1,818 more words
A three judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, with one dissent, has reversed a trial court decision and reinstated a Clean Water Act (“CWA”) citizen suit. 421 more words
The law which governs “Sea” or “sea port” bound actions conducted or commerce transacted. Regulation of Ships and trade through ships, containing different legal aspects of shipping and trade through shipping is known as Law of Sea or Maritime Law. 326 more words