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Marc S. Blubaugh, Partner, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP to Speak at KC’s Understanding Transportation and Logistics Law: 2014 Perspective Live Webcast

New York, NY, September 24, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Marc S. Blubaugh, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Understanding Transportation and Logistics Law: 2014 Perspective LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for October 23, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Marc S. Blubaugh

Marc Blubaugh is a partner with the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and serves as the Co-Chair of the firm’s Transportation & Logistics Practice Group, which was recently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the “Transportation Law Firm of the Year” for 2014. Mr. Blubaugh has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” and, since 2007, he has been recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” in the area of Transportation Law by the “The Best Lawyers in America” publication. Mr. Blubaugh is currently President of the Transportation Lawyers Association. Mr. Blubaugh is active in a number of transportation and logistics-related trade associations in addition to the Transportation Lawyers Association, such as the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (where he was a two-term President of the Columbus Roundtable), the American Trucking Associations, the Ohio Trucking Association, the International Warehousing Logistics Association, and the Transportation Logistics Council.

About Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Benesch is a full-service business law firm with offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Shanghai, White Plains and Wilmington. The firm services national and international clients that include public and private, middle market and emerging companies as well as private equity funds, entrepreneurs, not-for-profit organizations, trusts and estates. Benesch’s Transportation & Logistics Practice Group combines diverse practice experience and comprehensive bench strength to assist our clients with logistics and related issues in the transportation of goods. Unlike many transportation law practices, our cross-functional transportation group provides a full-service solution to address the unique needs of transportation and logistics providers (including carriers, intermediaries, and other 3PL’s) as well as commercial users (manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other shippers) and helps them achieve their supply chain goals. The group’s extensive knowledge of transportation supply chain and wide-ranging practice experience in areas from business litigation to corporate finance to mergers and acquisitions, allow us to counsel clients on the full range of issues relating to the transportation of goods, including, but not limited to Freight Loss, Damage, and Delay; Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures; Private Equity Financing; Corporate Structuring and Reorganization; Regulatory Compliance; Credit and Collections; Contract Drafting and Negotiation; Operational Consulting and Advice; Casualty Litigation and Labor and Employment.

Event Synopsis:
The panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the latest regulatory demands and other significant issues surrounding transportation and logistics law. This live webcast aims to help you to avoid common pitfalls and risk issues associated with the transportation and logistics industry.

- Understanding and protecting against the risks created under MAP-21 for companies arranging for the transportation of goods without proper operating authority including, but not limited to, a $10,000 civil penalty, exposure under a new federal cause of action, and personal liability for the officers, directors, and principals of any company engaged in unlawful transportation brokerage (or “convenience interlining” as a motor carrier).
- Understanding and complying with other regulatory requirements imposed by MAP-21 including, but not limited to, new bonding requirements, mandatory contractual disclosures, and new registration information.
- “Anti-indemnification statutes: a look at the meaning of this type of legislation and the status of the State level statutory trend towards limiting motor carrier liability for shipper actions.”

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