On Saturday, Somali pirates seized an oil tanker in the Indian Ocean in one of the largest seaborne hijackings in history. The incident is just the latest in an increasing number of brazen pirate attacks in the region. The Am Law Daily called Foley Hoag partner Paul Reichler, co-director of the firm's international litigation and arbitration practice group, to talk about the pirate attacks and to consider the implications for sovereigns and shipping companies.
Oil Tanker Piracy Raises More Political, Fewer Legal Issues
The American Lawyer
November 21, 2008