Mainbrace Live: All Aboard! The Gateway to Federal Court: Admiralty Jurisdiction and Limitation of Liability
Blank Rome’s internationally recognized Maritime & International Trade practice group presents a new series of informative CLE webinars on hot topics in the shipping industry. The series will feature up-and-coming talent in the firm. Sessions will include:
USCG Issues during a Marine Casualty
COGSA Fundamentals and Time Bars
Role of Insurance in Ship Finance
Jones Act Update, VIDA/VGP Status, and Enforcement Trends
Arrest Fundamentals and Acceptable Security Terms
State and Federal Court Distinctions and Admiralty Jurisdiction
Limitation of Liability
In the final session in the series this year, Blank Rome Maritime associates Noe S. Hamra and Zachary R. Cain will present “The Gateway to Federal Court: Admiralty Jurisdiction and Limitation of Liability” on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. EST (6:00 to 7:00 a.m. PST / 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. GMT).
William R. Bennett III, Partner and Co-Chair, Maritime & International Trade
Noe S. Hamra, Associate, Maritime
Topic: Admiralty Jurisdiction & Comparing State and Federal Courts
- What is the best forum to litigate maritime claims?
- What are the keys to determining admiralty jurisdiction?
Zachary R. Cain, Associate, Maritime
Topic: Limitation of Liability
- Who can limit liability?
- How can you limit liability?
- What are you limiting it to?
- How can limitation be defeated?
This webinar is approved for 1 general CLE credit hour* in the following jurisdictions:
- CT (by reciprocity)
- NJ (by reciprocity)
- NY (transitional and available for newly admitted attorneys)
*Credit dependent upon full 60 minute attendance of the live webinar. If you arrive late or leave prior to the program ending time, you will not receive credit. CLE credit is not available for watching a recording of the webinar.
OTHER MAINBRACE LIVE: ALL ABOARD! WEBINARS
Webinar 1: What to Do Following COGSA and USCG Marine Casualty Investigations
November 2, 2021
Recording │ Materials
Webinar 2: Maritime Environmental Update and the Role of Insurance in Ship Finance
November 16, 2021
Recording │ Materials
QUESTIONS? Contact Alena Leon via e-mail.