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With a career-long emphasis on supply chain and complex commercial litigation issues, Julie provides a full suite of legal services to clients, with a special focus upon the transportation, cargo, and logistics industries. With 20+ years as a transportation logistics attorney and litigator, Julie handles all legal matters for transportation/transportation-adjacent companies, including contract drafting and analysis, day-to-day legal consultations, regulatory advice, and complex litigation, often involving lost, damaged, or delayed cargo.

On February 23, 2024, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued a Final Rule intended to add clarity to invoicing requirements outlined in the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSRA 2022). In particular, the Final Rule provides minimum information for demurrage and detention (D&D) invoices and procedures for disputing charges. D&D invoices have created a host of issues for importers and shippers throughout the economy, especially as they relate to the lack of information provided on the invoices.Continue Reading What Do Importers and Shippers Need to Know about the FMC’s New Rule on D&D Invoices?