Chalos & Co – International Law Firm Prominently Featured in the Florida Bar – International Law Quarterly

The Florida Bar – International Law Section has just published its Winter 2018 edition of International Law Quarterly, focusing on international aspects of maritime, admiralty, and transportation law and features two (2) articles by Chalos & Co – International Law Firm.

Michelle Otero Valdés and Megen M. Gold co-authored Rough Waters Ahead . . . Navigating Maritime Liens and Arrests – Why the Advice of Maritime Counsel Remains Crucial Prior to Arresting a Ship. This article highlights complex U.S. legal issues regarding maritime liens and offers insight into the necessity of retaining the advice of competent counsel to avoid wrongfully arresting a vessel and the extensive litigation that may follow.

In addition, George M. Chalos and Patrick W. Carrington co-authored Maritime Arbitration – A Preferred Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism. This article highlights the fascinating history of arbitration in the United States and discusses its benefits in cases involving specialized industries including maritime actions and other commodity trading disputes.

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