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Port of Baltimore Receives Investments for Expansion to Compete Globally

In September 2013, the Port of Baltimore won a $10 million federal grant to fund improved access to the Seagirt Marine Terminal in South Baltimore in anticipation of the completion of a project to widen the Panama Canal. Based on the way these investments have been targeted, it is safe to say that most of the anticipated increase in volume will be in the area of containerized cargo.

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Carmack and COGSA – Clarity on the Liability Regimes in International Cargo Transport

In its 2006 opinion in Norfolk Southern Railway v. Kirby, the Court initiated a debate about the appropriate liability regime to govern international, multi-modal transport of cargo in the United States. It is a discussion which is ongoing, with the issues evolving as different factual scenarios have developed in the lower courts.

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Past Articles

Estate Tax Changes Under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Effective January 1, 2018, the federal estate tax underwent a massive overhaul with the Tax Cuts…

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SEC’s 2018 Examination Priorities List Compliance Issues to Avoid for Financial Advisory Firms

The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examination (“OCIE”) published its…

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Maryland Healthy Working Families Act: Employer Best Practices to Avoid Traps for the Unwary

The Maryland General Assembly voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the sick and safe…

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Increasing Risk of Data Breaches Prompt New Legal Requirements for Maryland Businesses

Although recent data breaches involving large corporations such as Equifax, eBay, Target and Yahoo…

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GOP Tax Bill Proposes Estate Tax Repeal…Hooray?

On November 2, the GOP released its tax reform bill, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H. R. 1),…

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