The Problem’s in the Proof: How Public Companies Can Prove Compliance with the Jones Act Vessel Citizenship Requirements for Eligibility in U.S. Coastwise Trade

In order to engage in U.S. coastwise trade, a vessel must, among other things, be owned by a U.S. citizen. The Jones Act sets forth the requirements that must be satisfied in order for a person or entity to be deemed a “citizen” of the United States. While the statute deals with several categories of […]