BROKERS UNDER MUCH MORE SCRUTINY AND POTENTIAL LIABILITY THAN EVER BEFORE, DUE TO MAP-21, AND IN PARTICULAR 49 U.S.C.14916.

  Paul Stewart  BBA, MA, JD Logistics and Transportation Law/Commercial Transactions- Representing National Logistics Companies, Shippers and Carriers; Mergers and Acquisitions; General Corporate Counsel Much is uncertain about the full extent of penalty provisions of MAP-21 for unauthorized brokerage activity. But at a minimum, brokers will be

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RECENT DECISIONS AND CLIENT EXPERIENCE INDICATE CONFUSION AS TO RESPONSIBILITY FOR CARGO CLAIMS

Paul Stewart  BBA, MA, JD Logistics and Transportation Law/Commercial Transactions- Representing National Logistics Companies, Shippers and Carriers; Mergers and Acquisitions; General Corporate Counsel 1. First, and foremost, if you are a broker of transportation (truck, intermodal, etc) you cannot leave any doubt with your shipper as to

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SHIPPERS AND CONSIGNEES CAN LIMIT POTENTIAL LIABILITY FOR DOUBLE PAYMENT OF TRANSPORTATION CHARGES WITH PROPER AGREEMENTS AND PROCEDURES

Paul Stewart, BBA, MA, JD   Logistics and Transportation Law/Commercial Transactions- Representing National Logistics Companies, Shippers and Carriers; Mergers and Acquisitions; General Corporate Counsel  Most shippers are unaware of the potential liability to pay freight charges twice, until faced with a demand by a carrier who was not

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Understand Indemnity Clauses Before Agreeing in Contracts

  Paul Stewart  BBA, MA, JD Logistics and Transportation Law/Commercial Transactions- Representing National Logistics Companies, Shippers and Carriers; Mergers and Acquisitions; General Corporate Counsel Are you prepared for their future consequences? How are you handling this issue? 1. Originally, fair indemnity agreements only required that each party

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