– Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Liza Mark
recently discussed the strategic considerations Chinese companies should think about when accessing the U.S. capital markets at the inaugural China America Legal Forum: Law and Economy Management of Legal Risk for International Business, a conference offering insight into the business and legal cultural differences between the U.S. and China.
Mark was joined on her panel by the general counsel of the China National Aviation Holding Company (Air China) and the legal director of the Shanghai Aerospace Industry (Group) Co. At the forum, Mark met Chinese corporate leaders and experts in the legal field, exchanged ideas and shared experiences on the international legal risk for Chinese companies going abroad.
– The Texas Supreme Court has recently issued its final approval for a set of reforms to the state’s international law practice rules that had been recommended by a task force chaired by Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Larry Pascal
The order issued effective Oct. 1 incorporates various revisions made after a public comment period and contains the final version of the rules.
Houston and Mexico have always had a great relationship when it comes to trade, but now that relationship stands to get even stronger, especially for the energy industry...PEMEX
Currently, more than 3,700 energy-related establishments are located within the Houston metropolitan area, according to the Greater Houston Partnership. That includes more than 500 exploration and production firms and more than 150 pipeline transportation firms.
After winning a verdict for $319 million in damages against a Houston pipeline company, Energy Transfer Partners turned to a Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by appellate partner Nina Cortell
to help convince the judge to enter a judgment in line with the jury's findings.
ETP's confidence in Cortell and her team paid off. On July 29, Judge Emily Tobolowsky of the 298th District Court in Dallas awarded ETP more than $500 million in her final judgment in Energy Transfer Partners v. Enterprise Products Partners
, a dispute over whether the parties had entered a partnership to build a pipeline.