Best Lawyers® has recognized seven Texas-based Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys as “2015 Lawyers of the Year,” three more than last year. >>
Former Harris County Republican Party Chairman Jared Woodfill, who filed suit in Texas state court against the city of Houston over an ordinance that extends benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees, withdrew his request for a temporary injunction Friday. >>
Best Lawyers® in America 2015, an annual referral guide listing outstanding attorneys throughout the U.S, has once again recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers. This year the firm increased its honored practices to 56, with nine lawyers making their debut. >>
On August 20, 2014, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on Risk Management, Financial Assurance and Loss Prevention. >>
Mexico’s package of energy reform laws (“Energy Law” – nine new laws and amendments to twelve existing laws) became a reality with its promulgation on Monday, August 11, 2014. >>
U.S. securities laws tightly regulate communications in connection with securities transactions, and tough questions can arise about what communications are acceptable. In particular, the communications that concern public companies and the securities law practitioners who advise them are “offers.” >>
The standards for Section 11 liability for statements of opinion in registration statements is the subject of a split between the federal circuit courts. The Tenth Circuit joined the split in the recently issued opinion, MHC Mutual Conversion Fund v. Sandler O’Neill & Partners, et al.