The new shareholder has in-house experience, including as general counsel at private equity-backed Northern Star Generation.
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday imposed a stiffer level of liability for energy companies involved in tanker ship oil spills and other marine accidents near ports. Amicus briefs filed in the case sounded the alarm, including a brief by Houston lawyer George Diaz-Arrastia who said his client, Houston-based Tricon Energy, could be severely affected if the high court adopted the lower court’s interpretation.
The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker documents all M&A activity and securities offerings handled by in-house and outside counsel in Texas. Today, The Lawbook publishes a list of the 139 IPOs and equity and debt offerings that Texas lawyers worked on in 2019.
With President Trump extending the social distancing guidelines through at least the end of April, millions of Americans will continue adjusting to a work-from-home reality for the foreseeable future. Jason Mueller and Stevin George of Sheppard Mullin share tips that can help you transition to this new normal.
The trial, which was previously scheduled to start in May, has been pushed to the fall, according to an order from U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade.
But Kinder Morgan is not of the woods yet. Sergio Chapa of the Houston Chronicle has the story.
Employers simultaneously face a public-health crisis and the requirements of a sweeping new law. This guest article from labor and employment experts at Bell Nunnally answers key questions Texas employers need to be mindful of to protect both the welfare of their employees and the livelihood of their businesses.
The Dallas Court of Appeals, in an 8-5 decision issued Thursday, granted review of a personal injury case and reversed the trial court’s no-evidence summary judgment for the defendant.
Russia took the world by surprise three weeks ago by refusing to limit its oil production in the interest of supporting prices. Saudi Arabia responded by increasing production to record levels, driving down oil prices. This article examines whether the seeds for Russia’s sudden move were planted by the Trump administration’s expansive use of economic sanctions or even Iran’s attack on Saudi oilfields.
Exclusive data collected by The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker shows that transactions handled by lawyers in the state dropped by a quarter on a volume and value basis last year, thanks to the unpopular oil and gas sector. And 2020 is expected to be much worse given the coronavirus, uncertainty in the financial markets and low oil prices.