2011 AAPA Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar
Paul M. Heylman, a partner in the Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Practice Group and Ports and Maritime practice, and Steven J. Picco, vice chair of the Project and Resource Development Department, will participate at the 2011 AAPA Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar, being held at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco, CA. This two-and-a-half day seminar covers the latest trends, challenges and risk management strategies for port administrators, finance officers, real estate managers, attorneys and risk managers. Saul Ewing will host the registration and breakfast on April 13.
On April 14 from 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Mr. Heylman will be a speaker for "The Shipping Act and Federal Maritime Commission Regulation" session. The presentation will cover the regulation of marine terminal operators under the Shipping Act and the impact of several recent cases brought against ports that affect how ports must approach negotiations with competing tenants, tug franchises and other business relationships.