Publications



04/18/2014 Media Law Letter Guest Article: Ninth Circuit Orders Take-Down of “Innocence of Muslims” Video in Novel and Controversial Application of Copyright Law
04/17/2014 D.C. Circuit Creates Circuit Split by Holding FCA First-to-File Bar Applies Even When First Action is No Longer “Pending”
04/17/2014 HIPAA Covered Entity Challenges FTC’s Authority to Regulate Data Security
04/17/2014 Private Equity Real Estate
04/16/2014 Society for Human Resource Management Guest Article: BYOD Has Its Risks
04/15/2014 American Bar Association's Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, Chapter 2: Appellate Practice
04/14/2014 Virtual Roundtable - Environment Law 2014
04/11/2014 DOJ and FTC Release a Joint Antitrust Policy Statement Encouraging Companies to Share Cyber Threat Information
04/10/2014 2014 Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation: Appellate Practice
04/09/2014 Court Rules that FTC has Authority to Regulate Corporate Cybersecurity
04/07/2014 Texas Lawyer Guest Article: Don't Let the Board Get Hammered: A Pair of Tools for Controlling Shareholder Takeovers
04/04/2014 CFTC Loosens Requirements for Swaps for Utility Special Entities
04/04/2014 Oil and Gas Litigation Newsletter, April 2014
04/03/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 8
04/03/2014 IRS Suspends MLP Qualifying Income Private Letter Rulings
03/28/2014 SEC Roundtable is Latest Sign of Cybersecurity’s Critical Importance to Businesses
03/28/2014 Supreme Court Confirms Broad Reach of Lanham Act False Advertising Claims
03/27/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 7
03/26/2014 Lynne Liberato in the Houston Chronicle: United Way Initiative Helping Families Thrive Financially
03/26/2014 Privacy Advisor Guest Article: Designing and Implementing an Effective Privacy and Security Plan
03/24/2014 Employment Tax on Settlement Agreements in ERISA Cases
03/24/2014 Media and Entertainment Law Newsletter, March 2014
03/21/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 6
03/20/2014 Antitrust: Scrutiny of Reverse Payment Settlements
03/20/2014 Pragmatists vs. Academics: The Lighting Ballast Control Decision
03/20/2014 Prosecution History Estoppel Applies to Design Patents
03/20/2014 The IP Beacon, March 2014
03/19/2014 Delaware Supreme Court Adopts New Board-Friendly Standard for Certain Controlling-Shareholder Buyouts
03/19/2014 Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update
03/18/2014 Law360 Guest Article: EEOC Looks To Limit Severance Agreements With Litigation
03/13/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 5
03/11/2014 American Oil & Gas Reporter Guest Article: Winter Weather Significantly Alters Landscape for Natural Gas Prices
03/11/2014 Offshore Magazine Guest Article: Proposed Offshore Seismic Rules Appear to Lack Scientific Rigor
03/10/2014 Oil & Gas Monitor Guest Article: New Paradigm in E&P Finance
03/07/2014 Law360 Guest Article: Expect Foreign Privacy Law Defense to US Discovery to Fail
03/06/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 4
03/04/2014 Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FCA Suit Alleging Regulatory Violations
03/04/2014 Predicting Litigation Trends in Oil & Gas
02/27/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 3
02/27/2014 In Stanford-Related Cases, Supreme Court Allows State-Law Fraud Class Actions, Limiting the Extent of Federal Preclusion
02/26/2014 Asian Capital - Is the Outbound Story a Permanent Trend?
02/25/2014 Huffington Post Guest Article: You Can't Have Equal Pay Without Equal Opportunity
02/25/2014 Law360 Guest Article: Using Images From Social Media: 3 Lessons From AFP Case
02/20/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 2
02/20/2014 Diversity Highlights (2013)
02/20/2014 Law360 Guest Article: Injunctive Relief Over Trade Secrets Now Easier in Texas
02/19/2014 Healthcare Delivery in a Post-Affordable Care Act World
02/18/2014 Los Tribunales Colegiados en México Reconocen como Derecho Humano el Acceso al Arbitraje
02/17/2014 New York Court of Appeals Rules Contractual Limitations Period Unenforceable, Resolving Conflicting Policy Conditions in Favor of Coverage
02/13/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 1
02/11/2014 gTLD Domain Name Update
02/06/2014 First Amendment Protections Aren't Just for the Press, Ninth Circuit Says
02/06/2014 Media and Entertainment Law Newsletter, February 2014
02/06/2014 The "Third-Party Allegation" Rule May Not be Dead Yet
02/05/2014 California AG Cracks Down on Timing of Data Breach Disclosures
02/04/2014 E&P Magazine Guest Article: Mitigating Casing Failure Problems
01/31/2014 The French blocking statute, the Hague Evidence Convention, and the case law: lessons for French parties responding to American discovery
01/28/2014 Securities Litigation Year in Review 2013
01/27/2014 EL GIRO DEL CASO COMMISA: Un juez federal de Nueva York desconoció la sentencia de un Tribunal Mexicano que anula un laudo
01/23/2014 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions
01/23/2014 Weathering the Storm: Fisker Delivers a "Buyer Beware" Warning to Lenders and Purchasers of Secured Claims Seeking to Credit Bid
01/21/2014 False Claims Act Year in Review 2013
01/21/2014 Labor and Employment Law and Social Media: 2013 in Review and a Look Ahead to 2014
01/21/2014 Texas Supreme Court Limits the Scope of the Contractual Liability Exclusion
01/16/2014 El Reglamento ADR de la CCI será remplazado por el nuevo Reglamento de Mediación de la CCI
01/14/2014 Media and Entertainment Law Newsletter, January 2014
01/13/2014 H-1Bs: It’s Almost Open Hunting Season for the 2015 Fiscal Year
01/13/2014 Human Resource Executive Online Guest Article: Drawing the Line on Social Media
01/13/2014 Pitfalls Await Plaintiffs Who Do Not Think Through Trade Secret Theft Claims under the Texas Theft Liability Act
01/13/2014 Proper Conditional Certification Standard Still Uncertain Despite Fifth Circuit’s Implicit Approval of Two-Step Approach
01/10/2014 HR Magazine Guest Article: Protect Against Derivative ERISA Claims
01/08/2014 Dallas Bar Association Guest Article: Protecting Owners Against Lien Affidavits
01/07/2014 Federal Update
01/03/2014 Final FFIEC Guidance - "Social Media: Consumer Compliance Risk Management Guidance"
01/01/2014 2013 Year in Review: Antitrust and Business Litigation
12/20/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Physician-Owned Entities Still Under Federal Microscope
12/19/2013 Prosecutors Obtain First RICO Conviction in a Cybercrime Case
12/18/2013 Historic Mexico Energy Reform Opens Opportunities for Domestic and Foreign Companies in the Oil and Gas and Power Industries
12/17/2013 American College of Environmental Lawyers Guest Article: Has the Standard for Performing a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Changed? Yes and No
12/16/2013 The IP Beacon, December 2013
12/13/2013 American College of Environmental Lawyers Guest Article: Temporary Contamination – Ain’t That a Non-Compensable Shame?
12/12/2013 Media and Entertainment Law Newsletter, December 2013
12/11/2013 Dodd-Frank Update: Cross-Border Application
12/11/2013 Law360 Guest Article: When Hacking an Email Account Doesn't Violate the SCA
12/09/2013 Fort Worth Business Press Guest Article: Social Media Employment Law Evolving
12/09/2013 Physician-Owned Entities Will Continue to Garner Government Attention
12/04/2013 Las Nuevas Reglas de Arbitraje de la AAA permiten la Revisión Opcional de los Laudos Arbitrales
12/04/2013 SEC Issues Proposed Crowdfunding Rules
12/03/2013 Bloomberg Law Guest Article: Delisting and Deregistration Revisited:Considerations for U.S. Listed Foreign Private Issuers After the JOBS Act
11/26/2013 American Bar Association Landslide Guest Article: PTAB Rearranging the Face of Patent Litigation
11/25/2013 Has the Standard for Performing a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Changed? Yes and No
11/20/2013 Weathering the Storm: Buyer Beware: Third Circuit’s Decision in In re KB Toys Highlights Potential Pitfalls for Purchasers of Claims from Claimants with Preference or Other Avoidance Exposure
11/20/2013 Year End Planning Tip: 3.8% Surtax on Investment Income
11/18/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Is Your Insurance Policy’s Limitations Clause Enforceable?
11/14/2013 A Cautionary Tale: Use of B-1 Business Visitor Visas by Employees
11/13/2013 Capital Commitment Financing: How it Works
11/11/2013 Austin Business Journal Guest Article: Biz Experts: Make Sure You're the Master of Your Domain
11/08/2013 Top Trends in Insurance Law
11/07/2013 IFLR Guest Article: Private Investment Funds’ New Fatca Considerations
11/05/2013 Whistleblowing Lawyer Violated Ethical Obligations in Bringing False Claims Act Suit against Former Client, Second Circuit Holds
11/05/2013 Why No Employers Should ‘Like’ the Constitutional Protection of the Facebook ‘Like’
11/04/2013 Practical Law Guest Article: Emergency and Business Continuity Planning Checklist
11/01/2013 Americas Practice Group Overview
10/31/2013 Law360 Guest Article: How to Support Atty Fee Claims in Texas
10/31/2013 The Next Disruptive Wave
10/30/2013 Texas Supreme Court Reaffirms All Sums Allocation Approach for Continuous Losses
10/29/2013 Trademark Owners – Protect Yourselves NOW as the New gTLDs Are Finally Launching
10/25/2013 Law360 Guest Article: More Proof Of Texas Courts' Split On Certificate Of Merit
10/25/2013 Supreme Court Considers the Scope of Federal Preclusion over Class Actions Relating to Securities
10/22/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Texas Courts Split On Certificate Of Merit
10/21/2013 Andy Weissman American Oil & Gas Reporter Guest Article: U.S. Natural Gas Industry Positioned for Dominant Role in Global LNG Markets
10/10/2013 A Form for All Directions: A.A.P.L.’s “New” 1989 Horizontal Well JOA
10/10/2013 The Government Shutdown: Can “Contingent Business Interruption” or “Civil Authority” Coverage Mitigate Business Losses?
10/09/2013 Rivard Report Guest Article: Satisfying Texans’ Thirst for Water
10/09/2013 SEC's $14 Million Award Highlights the Importance of Effectively Responding to Internal Whistleblower Reports
10/07/2013 Texas Lawyer Guest Article: Conundrums of Controlling-Shareholder Deals
10/03/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Choose Your Friends — And Privacy Settings — Wisely
10/02/2013 Fifth Circuit Expansion of Cyber Liability?
10/02/2013 TCEQ Audit Guidance Updated to Reflect Legislative Changes Authorizing Use by Prospective Purchasers
10/01/2013 Federal Update
10/01/2013 SEC Issues Proposed Rule for CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure
09/30/2013 CPI Antitrust Chronicle Guest Article: FTC v. Actavis: Has the Dust Really Settled?
09/30/2013 The IP Beacon, September 2013
09/25/2013 Third Circuit Raises the Bar on the Ascertainability Requirement in Class Litigation
09/25/2013 Update: OFCCP’s New Rules Become Effective March 24, 2014
09/24/2013 Propuesta de Reformas Fiscales para el año 2014
09/23/2013 Reglas de Carácter General en Materia de Comercio Exterior para 2013
09/17/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Deepwater Horizon is Not Over Yet
09/17/2013 OFCCP’s Updated Compliance Manual and New Rules Signal Increased Burdens for Federal Contractors
09/16/2013 Reminder to File Gift (and GST) Tax Returns by October 15, 2013
09/13/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Employers May Face New Silica Rules When the Dust Settles
09/12/2013 IP Today Guest Article: Inter Partes Review: How is it Going So Far?
09/10/2013 Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update
09/05/2013 Law360 Guest Article: USPTO's Final Rejection Of A Patent Isn't So Final
09/04/2013 Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Certifies Deepwater Horizon “Additional Insured” Issues To The Texas Supreme Court
09/03/2013 The Demise of DOMA’s Core: Employer Response Avenues in the Wake of Windsor
08/28/2013 OSHA Releases New Proposed Silica Rule
08/27/2013 Appellate Issues Guest Article: Presenting Your First Oral Argument
08/26/2013 Media and Entertainment Practice Group
08/19/2013 Law360 Guest Article: GoDaddy Cybersquatting Case May Affect Parked Web Pages
08/16/2013 Bloomberg BNA Corporate Accountability Report Guest Article: A Policyholder’s Guide to Insurance Coverage for ‘‘Cyber’’ Events (Part II)
08/15/2013 Brazil's Historic First Pre-Salt Bidding Round (Webinar)
08/15/2013 Houston Business Journal Guest Article: Are You Afraid of the False Claims Act? You Should Be
08/15/2013 White House Reports on Recommended Incentives for Adopting Cybersecurity Framework
08/14/2013 The Fifth Circuit Affirms the Derivative Nature of Dilution Claims and Lack of Minority Shareholder Oppression under Delaware Law
08/10/2013 Due Diligence Issues in Project Acquisitions
08/09/2013 12th Brazilian Bid Round Will Offer 240 Onshore Blocks in 12 States
08/09/2013 Bloomberg BNA Corporate Accountability Report Guest Article: A Policyholder’s Guide to Insurance Coverage for ‘‘Cyber’’ Events (Part I)
08/09/2013 Private Equity Investment Funds can now have Pension Liability for the Obligations of Portfolio Companies
08/08/2013 Texas Tech Law Review Guest Article: Employment Law
08/06/2013 D.C. Circuit Upholds SEC Conflict Minerals Disclosure Rule
08/05/2013 Eficacia de la Medidas Cautelares en el Arbitraje
07/31/2013 ABA Business Torts Litigation newsletter Guest Article: Justifiable Reliance Standards Differ Across States
07/31/2013 Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Addresses Insurers’ Claims to Enforce Indemnity Rights in an Insured’s MSA
07/30/2013 Law360 Guest Article: A Trifecta of 1st-Amendment Advances in Texas
07/26/2013 No Written Description for Claim to Species Based on Generic Disclosure Says the Federal Circuit
07/26/2013 Taming the Wild West of Big Data: The Social Norms and Laws of Social Data
07/22/2013 Bloomberg Law Guest Article: Everyday Attorney-Client Privilege and Work-Product Ethics for Labor, Employment, and Employee Benefits Attorneys
07/19/2013 Corrupt Intent Under the New Guide to the FCPA: Designing Best Practices in the Face of Continued Uncertainty
07/18/2013 D.C. Circuit Vacates SEC Resource Extraction Rule
07/17/2013 Daily Journal Guest Article: Mid-Year Review of Wage and Hour Trends in 2013
07/17/2013 Seventh Circuit Extends New Value Plan Protections to Insider Context
07/19/2013 Huffington Post Guest Article: Putting Your Power to Work: 500 Years of Advice for Today's Woman
07/16/2013 Rule 506 Revolution: The SEC Adopts Significant Amendments to the Rules Regarding Private Offerings of Securities
07/16/2013 SEC Lifts the General Solicitation Ban in Certain Private Offerings: Key Considerations for Private Fund Managers
07/11/2013 Just Released: OSHA’s Current Regulatory Priorities
07/11/2013 Texas Passes New Laws Designed to Crack Down on Medicaid Fraud
07/09/2013 Delaware Bankruptcy Court Declines to Designate Votes of Parties
07/09/2013 FTC Makes Changes to Withdrawal and Resubmission Process for HSR Filings
07/09/2013 The United States Supreme Court Further Cements the Enforceability of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
07/03/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Kim Dotcom May Be Shooting Himself In The Foot
07/03/2013 New OSHA National Emphasis Program on Isocyanates
07/03/2013 Texas Lawyer Guest Article: Four Key Issues in Cloud Storage
07/02/2013 June 24, 2013: A Good Day for Employers Defending Against Title VII Claims - The U.S. Supreme Court Issues Two Significant Victories
07/02/2013 The Recorder Guest Article: In Practice: Judges Want Damages Early
07/01/2013 Latin American Law & Business Report Guest Article: Re-Opening the Genie's Bottle - The Peruvian Oil and Gas Market
07/01/2013 The Infrastructure and Real Estate Trust in Mexico (FIBRA)
06/28/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Fracking — There's Coverage For That
06/28/2013 Method Claims Invalid for Lack of Enablement: The Federal Circuit’s Recent Decision in Wyeth and Cordis Corp. v. Abbott Laboratories
06/27/2013 Haynes and Boone Diversity Programs
06/27/2013 Recent Case Highlights Practical Considerations for Creating an Enforceable Teaming Agreement
06/27/2013 Rule 50 and Purely Legal Arguments: A Circuit Split
06/26/2013 Trends in Oil and Gas Financing
06/25/2013 New Texas Law Limits Liability for Employers Hiring Applicants with Criminal Backgrounds
06/24/2013 Texas Authorizes Domestic Pure Captive Insurance Companies
06/21/2013 Anti-SLAPP Update: Texas' Citizen Participation Act Gets Stronger
06/21/2013 Protecting User Data in Light of the FTC’s Recent Privacy Enforcement Actions
06/21/2013 Social Media Accounts and Ownership Rights
06/21/2013 Texas Adopts the Defamation Mitigation Act
06/20/2013 Implications for Personalized Medicine after Myriad
06/19/2013 Cyber Liability & Loss: Practical Tips on Preparing for and Responding to a Cyber Security Breach
06/18/2013 Journal of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society Guest Article: An Interview with Justice John Devine
06/18/2013 Not a Biotech Company? What Myriad Might Mean For You
06/17/2013 What Elephant? Supreme Court Downplays Inquiry into Patent Strength in Hatch-Waxman Settlements
06/14/2013 Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter: Supreme Court Defers to Arbitrator’s Interpretation that Contract Authorized Class Arbitration
06/12/2013 Has Another Wave of “Say-On-Pay” Litigation Come to an End?
06/11/2013 Efectos de la Nueva Ley de Amparo en el Arbitraje Comercial
06/10/2013 First Circuit Holds Rule 9(b) Does Not Apply to the FCA’s First-To-File Rule
06/06/2013 Law360 Guest Article: Infringement Liability May Exist For Foreign Manufacturers
06/05/2013 The IP Beacon, June 2013
06/01/2013 New Laws Protecting Texas Newsrooms
05/28/2013 Compensation Committee and Compensation Committee Advisers Listing Standards
05/28/2013 Tornado Insurance Claims: A Seven-Point Checklist for Commercial Property Policyholders
05/23/2013 Keys To Equity Financing: The Compliance Requirements for Lenders and Borrowers
05/23/2013 Monsanto Rounds Up Big Win for Self-Replicating Tech
05/21/2013 Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update
05/16/2013 Nuggets in the Ashes: A Few Guideposts Unearthed from CLS Bank v. Alice Corporation
05/16/2013 Recent Litigation and Court Cases Affecting the Oil and Gas Upstream Business
05/15/2013 $39 Million Jury Verdict in False Claims Act Suit against Tuomey Healthcare
05/15/2013 Diversity Highlights (2012)
05/15/2013 Dodd-Frank Update: CFTC ISO/RTO Exemptive Order
05/13/2013 Latin American Law & Business Report Guest Article: Re-Opening the Genie’s Bottle - What’s in Store for Latin American Energy in 2013: Focus on Brazil
05/13/2013 Law360 Guest Article: The Who, What And Why Of Public-Private Partnerships
05/10/2013 Dallas Business Journal Guest Article: Cyber Attacks Pose Serious Threat. Be Prepared.
05/10/2013 Dodd-Frank Update: CFTC Inter-Affiliate Swap Clearing Exemption
05/06/2013 Criterios normativos aprobados durante el primer trimestre de 2013
05/06/2013 The Texas Supreme Court Task Force on International Law Practice: Making Texas More Competitive in International Law
05/06/2013 Top Ten Tips for Purchasing and Negotiating Representations and Warranty Insurance
05/02/2013 Managing IP Guest Article: Don't Be Left Standing at the Courtroom Door
05/02/2013 OSHA Wants to Know: Are You Keeping Your Temporary Workers Safe?
05/01/2013 Pre-Hire Issues: A First Date From the Perspective of an Employer
04/30/2013 Comment devenir avocat aux Etats-Unis
04/30/2013 Les avocats aux Etats-Unis
04/29/2013 Lessons Learned from Otis Elevator When Contesting OSHA Citations: Avoid Hypotheticals When Asserting the Infeasibility Defense
04/25/2013 California Man Convicted of Hacking into Former Employer’s Computer Network
04/24/2013 U.S. Supreme Court Validates Offers of Judgment as a Defense to FLSA Collective Actions but Leaves More Uncertainty in its Wake
04/23/2013 SEC and DOJ Resolve Parallel FCPA Investigations through Dual Non-Prosecution Agreements
04/19/2013 OIG Releases Updated Self-Disclosure Protocol
04/17/2013 California Computer Hacking Case Highlights Important Circuit Split on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
04/12/2013 DealThink: Environmental Due Diligence: How Much Diligence is Due?
04/11/2013 31st Annual Review of Developments in Business Financing - Developments and Trends in Oil and Gas Financings 2013
04/11/2013 Delaware Supreme Court Holds That Chancery Court Should Have Given Preclusive Effect to California Judgment Dismissing Complaint for Failing to Plead Demand Futility
04/11/2013 European Data Protection Directive and Safe Harbor
04/11/2013 Weathering the Storm: Seventh Circuit Expands Application of Federal Standard for Successor Liability to FLSA
04/09/2013 Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Dicta Guest Article: Understanding Cyber Risks
04/09/2013 Immigration Law Update for Employers: New I-9 Form and I-94 Entry Procedures
04/09/2013 Transfers in 2012 and Future Years
04/08/2013 Nueva Ley de Amparo / The New Amparo Law
04/05/2013 29th Annual Litigation Update Institute Course Book Guest Article: Energy Law Update
04/05/2013 SEC Clarifies the Application of Regulation FD to Social Media Disclosures
04/04/2013 Subject Matter Support in Design Continuation Applications: In re Owens Decision Provides New Guidance
04/03/2013 Intellectual Property Today Guest Article: U.S. Supreme Court Says ''Enough, Already'' -- Nike's Broad Covenant Not To Sue Mooted Its Competitor's Cancellation Counterclaim
04/03/2013 Update on Dodd-Frank Requirements for Swap Guarantees
04/02/2013 HR Magazine Guest Article: Is Your Unpaid Internship Program Lawful?
04/02/2013 Law360 Guest Article: New Facebook Notification: 'You've Been Served'
04/02/2013 U.S. Solicits Public Comments on Negotiating Objectives for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
04/01/2013 Bankruptcy Appeals
04/01/2013 Comcast Corp. v. Behrend: Supreme Court Rejects Expert Damages Model as Insufficient for Class Certification in Antitrust Class Action
03/27/2013 Banking Law Journal Guest Article: A Look at Proposed FFIEC Guidance: "Social Media: Consumer Compliance Risk Management Guidance"
03/27/2013 Seventh Circuit Clarifies How to Treble Damages under the FCA
03/26/2013 Bloomberg BNA Banking Report Guest Article: Treatment Of Hybrid Accounts Under Articles 8 and 9 of the UCC
03/22/2013 Federal Circuit Appeals From the PTAB: A New Game or Just the Same Old Practice?
03/20/2013 Mexico Energy Opportunities: The Next Six Years
03/19/2013 Oil Field Health and Safety Issues: Common Problems and Innovative Solutions
03/14/2013 ACOEL Blog Post: Less Lessee Liability - A Critique of EPA’s New Superfund BFPP Guidance
03/14/2013 Cyber Attacks are the Number One Threat to National Security
03/14/2013 U.S. Actions Demonstrate that National Security Concerns Are a Risk, But Not a Certain Roadblock, to Chinese Investments: Good Advice, Careful Planning and Smart Execution Are Critical
03/12/2013 Public Companies Increasingly Disclosing Cybersecurity Risks
03/07/2013 Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update
03/07/2013 The 2012 Amendments to the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure: An Overview of the Changes and What They Mean for Appellate Practitioners
03/07/2013 Weathering the Storm: Fifth Circuit Permits Artificial Impairment of Unsecured Trade Creditors to Cram Down Plan Acceptance on Secured Lender
03/06/2013 Determining the Scope of “Additional Insured” Coverage: Fifth Circuit Issues New Decision in Deepwater Horizon Coverage Litigation
03/06/2013 Electric Light & Power Guest Article: Shale is Permanently Changing U.S. Electricity Markets
03/06/2013 Texas Executive Convicted of Hacking Former Employer’s Computer Network
03/05/2013 Haynes and Boone in Brazil
03/04/2013 Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds: Supreme Court Rejects Proof of Materiality at the Class Certification Stage
03/04/2013 Jury Awards $28 Million in False Claims Act Suit against Nursing Home
03/01/2013 Bracket Busted: Just How Legal Is Your Office NCAA Tournament Pool?
02/28/2013 ABA Business Law Section Newsletter Guest Article: Master the Art of Email
02/28/2013 Supreme Court Limits Government’s Ability to Seek Civil Penalties on Stale Claims
02/26/2013 Selected Domestic Developments
02/25/2013 Insurance Coverage for Cyber Attacks
02/22/2013 Dallas Business Journal Guest Article: Health Care Reform: The 12 Step Guide
02/21/2013 Credit Agreement Guarantees and Similar Agreements May Require Amendments to Remain Dodd-Frank Compliant
02/19/2013 New Texas State Court Rules Become Effective March 1, 2013
02/19/2013 President Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order
02/18/2013 NLRB Roundup: A Year in Review, and a Look Ahead
02/14/2013 A Look at Proposed FFIEC Guidance: “Social Media: Consumer Compliance Risk Management Guidance”
02/14/2013 Oil & Gas Monitor Guest Article: The Top Six Issues and Opportunities Facing the Oil and Gas Industry in 2013
02/13/2013 The Infrastructure and Real Estate Trust in Mexico (FIBRA)
02/13/2013 Weathering the Storm: Delaware Bankruptcy Court Declines to Designate Votes of Parties to a Post-Petition Restructuring Support Agreement
02/12/2013 Brazil Announces 11th Oil and Gas Bid Round
02/08/2013 Terry W. Conner, managing partner, Texas Bar Journal Guest Article: Evolution of Law Firm Retirement Policies
02/06/2013 H-1Bs for the 2014 Fiscal Year: Time is of the Essence
02/06/2013 U.S. Supreme Court Says “Enough, Already” - Nike’s Broad Covenant Not to Sue Mooted Its Competitor’s Cancellation Counterclaim
01/31/2013 "Billions" Paid to Landowners in Natural-Gas Royalties
01/31/2013 PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 16 Outlines Requirements for Communications between Audit Committees and Auditors
01/30/2013 Employer Penalties Regarding Healthcare Coverage Apply in 2014
01/30/2013 Securities Litigation Year in Review 2012
01/30/2013 The IP Beacon, January 2013
01/29/2013 New Protocol Amending the Income Tax Treaty between the United States and Spain
01/25/2013 HHS Provides Amendments to HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations to Conform Regulations to HITECH, GINA and Add Some Additional Changes
01/25/2013 New EPA Guidance on Tenant Liability under Superfund
01/24/2013 Case Study: Valuable IP Lessons from Our $8.1 Million Mixed Chicks Trademark and Trade Dress Victory
01/24/2013 Impact of the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012
01/24/2013 Review of 2012 IP Legal Issues for Game Developers
01/24/2013 Social Media Law Reporter Guest Article: Top Five Issues to Watch in 2013
01/24/2013 Think Real Estate, January 2013
01/24/2013 Weathering the Storm: No Safe Harbor for You Because Distributing the Proceeds of a Sale of Securities Isn't "In Connection With" a Securities Contract According to Grede v. FCStone
01/22/2013 Texas Lawyer Guest Article: Consider the Benefits of Contested Review Proceedings
01/18/2013 Hart-Scott-Rodino Act: Annual Jurisdictional Thresholds Revisions
01/15/2013 Understanding Regulation U
01/09/2013 Structuring the Complex Commercial Real Estate Lease - Government Incentives, Real Estate Tax Exemptions, Condominium Conversions, Financial Reporting Considerations, Intervening Leases, Tax Considerations and Unintended Consequences
01/09/2013 The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012: Congress Finally Acts - Good News/Bad News for Estate Planning
01/07/2013 2013 INTA Annual Meeting - Your Guide to "Big D"
01/03/2013 Daily Journal Guest Article: Managing Your IP Litigation Risk
01/02/2013 Media Law Resource Center Guest Article: Summary Judgment for Texas Broadcaster Affirmed
01/01/2013 2012 Year in Review: Antitrust and Business Litigation
12/31/2012 Federal Update
12/21/2012 American Law and Jurisprudence on Fracing - 2012
12/20/2012 One Patent (and Court) to Rule Them All: An Unexpected European Decision?
12/18/2012 Condonación de adeudos fiscales contenida en la Ley de Ingresos para 2013
12/18/2012 ISDA Protocol Compliance Deadlines Delayed
12/12/2012 Relying on Employer-Favorable Case Law Outcomes to Help Defend Against Employment Class and Collective Actions
12/07/2012 Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update
12/05/2012 Federal Judge Orders Disclosure of Emails with In-House Counsel in FCA Case
12/04/2012 Collateral Protection Post-Lehman & MF Global
12/03/2012 Reforma a la Ley Federal del Trabajo
11/30/2012 DealThink: As Always – State Taxes Lurk as a Trap
11/30/2012 ISDA Protocol Compliance Deadlines Loom
11/28/2012 Cuarta Resolución de modificaciones a la Resolución Miscelánea Fiscal para 2012
11/28/2012 Weathering the Storm: Vitro’s Concurso Plan Is Theoretically Enforceable in the United States . . . But Not This Time . . . Under These Circumstances
11/27/2012 Understanding Hydraulic Fracturing: Issues, Challenges and Regulatory Regime
11/26/2012 Actualización a los criterios normativos del SAT
11/20/2012 DOJ and SEC Release Long-Awaited FCPA Resource Guide
11/15/2012 What to Do When You Receive a FINRA Letter
11/14/2012 Step Right Up and Adjust Your Patent Term: Court Finds Improper PTO Calculations
11/12/2012 Modificación al Decreto por el que se otorgan facilidades administrativas en materia de comercio exterior
11/08/2012 Lifting the Veil and Finding the Pot of Gold: Piercing the Corporate Veil and Substantive Consolidation in the United States
11/07/2012 Investment Funds Not Liable for Portfolio Company’s Multiemployer Pension Plan Withdrawal Liability
11/05/2012 Guest Article in Law360: How To Maximize Insurance Coverage After A 'Superstorm'
10/31/2012 Hurricane Sandy: Maximizing Insurance Coverage after a “Superstorm”
10/26/2012 EDGAR Submissions of Draft Registration Statements and New JOBS Act FAQs
10/25/2012 Direct Examination: The Art of Communication
10/25/2012 Restaurant Hospitality Guest Article: What the 20 Percent Tip Credit Rule Means
10/22/2012 Cancelación de programas IMMEX
10/19/2012 Acuerdo de Regulación Sanitaria de la Secretaría de Salud
10/19/2012 American Oil & Gas Reporter Guest Article: Drivers Permanently Altering Way U.S. Market Functions In Post-Shale Play Era
10/18/2012 A DealThink Case Study: Specialized Areas in M&A
10/17/2012 Play it Again, Sam: Renewal of E-Verify and the EB-5 Regional Center Program
10/12/2012 The IP Beacon, October 2012
10/11/2012 NYSE and NASDAQ Issue Proposed Rules on Compensation Committee Independence Standards
10/10/2012 OSHA in an Election year: Enforcement, Enforcement, Enforcement
10/05/2012 Hot Topics in Social Media
10/03/2012 Eastern District of Texas Issues New Model Order Regarding E-Discovery in Patent Cases
10/03/2012 Tips on Commonly Overlooked Privilege Issues
10/02/2012 Registro Único de Garantías Mobiliarias Mexicano
10/01/2012 Got Punctuation?: Recent trademark cases hinge on exclamation points and question marks
09/24/2012 Appeal of Interlocutory Remand Orders in Putative Class Action Cases
09/24/2012 Guest Article in Law360: Courts Atwitter With Juror Social Media Use
09/24/2012 SEC Issues Rules on Disclosing Use of Conflict Minerals
09/20/2012 Media Law Resource Center Guest Article: ABA Makes Anti-SLAPP Legislation Official Bar Policy
09/20/2012 Media Law Resource Center Guest Article: Texas Appeals Court Applies Reporter’s Privilege in the Defamation Context
09/18/2012 Commercial End Users Must Start Compliance with Dodd-Frank
09/17/2012 Law360 Guest Article: Fraley V. Facebook: Impact On Class Action Litigation
09/13/2012 Bankruptcy Appeals
09/13/2012 Not So Fast: Recovering Plaintiff Attorneys’ Fees in Non-Monetary Class Action Settlements Just Got Harder
09/13/2012 Pharmaceutical Online Guest Column: New And Improved Third-Party Submissions
09/13/2012 SEC Requires New Disclosures by Resource Extraction Issuers
09/07/2012 People Got to be Free (to Advertise): Proposed Rules to Permit Advertising in Rule 506 Offerings
09/05/2012 Mandamus: The Hurdles to Relief
09/05/2012 Updated: What Does “Hedge or Mitigate Commercial Risk” Mean? How Will Energy Producers and Consumers Prove They Are “Commercial End Users” Under the Dodd-Frank Act?
09/01/2012 Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update
08/30/2012 New Opportunities for Mexican Maquila Investment
08/29/2012 Navigating Uncharted Waters? Indemnities and Releases in Offshore Drilling Contracts Post-Macondo Litigation
08/29/2012 You Never Miss the Water 'Til the Well Runs Dry: The Competing Uses for Water in a Shale Play
08/17/2012 DealThink: Doing the Two-Step (Or the One-Step): A Look at One-Step and Two-Step Mergers
08/15/2012 Fifth Circuit Holds SEC Claims Against Bartek Untimely
08/14/2012 Rosado v. China North East Petroleum Holdings Ltd.: Second Circuit Holds Stock Price Recovery after Alleged Fraud Does Not Bar Securities Suit
08/14/2012 Selected Business Visa Options for Spanish Nationals
08/14/2012 Weathering the Storm: They Said What They Meant: 5th Circuit Declines Invitation to Add Requirements to Safe Harbor for Forward Contracts
08/10/2012 Oil & Gas Financial Journal Guest Article: Too Much at Stake to Shut Down Fracing
08/03/2012 CLS Bank and Bancorp: Back to Back Federal Circuit Decisions Offer Different Conclusions on Patentability
08/02/2012 Law360 Guest Article: Case Study: Hubbard V. BankAtlantic
8/1/2012 DRI Guest Article: Non-Asbestos Causes of Mesothelioma
08/01/2012 Getting the Deal Through - Project Finance 2013
08/01/2012 Man versus Machine: Predictive Coding Making Its Mark in Electronic Discovery
08/01/2012 Model Consent to Assignment for Project Finance Transactions
07/27/2012 Hubbard v. BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc.: Eleventh Circuit Rejects Event Study as Insufficient to Isolate Effects of Alleged Fraud on Company’s Stock Price
07/26/2012 TCEQ Announces Opportunity for Regulated Entities to Register to Review their Compliance History Ratings Prior to Release to the Public
07/25/2012 An Update on the Manifestly Contrary to Public Policy Exception
07/25/2012 Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code: Overview of Procedures for Cross Border Insolvencies
07/25/2012 DealThink: Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Basics
07/25/2012 In re Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V.: A Perspective From Mexican Law
07/25/2012 Sauce for the Goose? Dual Standard Emerging in Cross Border Insolvencies: Domicile not Enough to Recognize Foreign Proceeding
07/25/2012 The Mexican Insolvency Act
07/24/2012 The Litigation Newsletter of Haynes and Boone, LLP
07/17/2012 Weathering the Storm: Sunbeam Sheds New Light On The Rights Of Trademark Licensees
07/13/2012 New EEOC Enforcement Guidance Regarding Employer Use Of Arrest And Conviction Records
07/11/2012 Arbitration-Related Litigation in Texas
07/10/2012 Pharmaceutical Online Guest Column: Patent Reform: What Does it Mean for a Pharmaceutical Enterprise?
07/09/2012 Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of Joint Defense and Common Interest Privileges Under Texas Evidentiary Rules
07/05/2012 Law360 Guest Article: Facing CFIUS: Better Safe Than Sorry
07/01/2012 IP Domain: Do I Own the IP Rights?
06/29/2012 Sue Murphy and Sakina Rasheed in Dallas Bar Association Headnotes: Beware of Hidden Liens
06/28/2012 C. Kyle Musgrove and Richard A. Ripley in CPI Antitrust Chronicle: Reverse Payment Settlements: Presumptively Bad or Usually Acceptable
06/28/2012 SEC Directs National Exchanges to Adopt Listing Standards for Compensation Committees and Compensation Advisers and Updates Compensation Consultant Disclosure Requirements
06/20/2012 Think Real Estate, June 2012
06/20/2012 Weathering the Storm: Vitro’s Concurso Plan is Manifestly Contrary to Public Policy . . . at Least for Now
06/19/2012 The Risk Of False Claims Act Liability Is Rising
06/18/2012 American Bar Association Newsletter Guest Story: Anti-SLAPP Laws: Taking the Punch from Defamation Suits
06/18/2012 FTC to Amend Franchise Rule’s Monetary Thresholds
06/15/2012 Supreme Court to Again Address Class Certification in Securities Fraud Suits
06/14/2012 Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update
06/14/2012 The Big Reveal: ICANN Announces New gTLDs and Their Applicants
06/13/2012 Distressed Natural Gas: Non-Operator Rights and Risk Mitigation Strategies When Your Operator Files Bankruptcy
06/13/2012 SEC Announces Examination Strategy for Newly-Registered Investment Advisers
06/12/2012 The Fallout From Cherryland - Will The Non-Recourse Carve-Out Guaranty Ever Be The Same Again?
06/01/2012 Fifth Circuit Update
06/01/2012 Go Figure v. Curves International Exhibits The Difficulty of Imposing Antitrust Scrutiny to the Franchise Dynamic
06/01/2012 Taking Stock
05/31/2012 Information Sharing: Still Risky After All These Years
05/31/2012 Supreme Court in RadLAX Rules that Cramdown Plans Providing for Sales of Secured Creditors’ Collateral Must Allow for Credit Bid Rights
05/30/2012 ABA Guest Article: Construction Anti-Indemnification Law Changes Indemnity and Additional Insurance Landscape
05/29/2012 Law360 Guest Article: The Art Of Acquiring Distressed Natural Gas Assets
05/29/2012 Managing Risk in Distressed Natural Gas Acquisitions: The Pros and Cons of Acquiring Assets through Bankruptcy
05/25/2012 Sprint’s Effort to Block the Proposed Merger Between AT&T and T-Mobile as a Merger-to-Monopsony: A New Addition to an Often-Overlooked Area of Antitrust Law
05/24/2012 Information Sharing: Still Risky After All These Years
05/23/2012 Fifth Circuit: Class Arbitration Proceedings Available Only with the Parties’ Consent
05/21/2012 DealThink: Under Siege 2 - Shoring up Your Defenses
05/18/2012 NLRB Halts Implementation of New Election Rules: Vote on NLRB Election Rules Lacked Quorum, Judge Rules
05/17/2012 Energy Market Impacts from the New Natural Gas Paradigm
05/17/2012 Weathering the Storm: TOUSA Lives: Eleventh Circuit Reinstates Bankruptcy Court Fraudulent Transfer Decision in TOUSA Case
05/16/2012 Acquiring Distressed Natural Gas Assets Outside of Bankruptcy: Good Deals Today May Be Fraudulent Transfers Tomorrow
05/18/2012 Law360 Guest Article: Property Owners Lose When 'Occupiers' Win
05/15/2012 Recent U.S. Court Decisions Regarding Section viii "Carve-Outs"
05/14/2012 Law360 Guest Article: Sackett: Implications For Pre-Enforcement Review
05/10/2012 Petroleum-Engineering Firm Could Be Liable for Reserve Estimates
05/07/2012 The JOBS Act: The New “Crowdfunding” Exemption
05/04/2012 CGL Policies Triggered by Allegations of Physical Damage to Adjacent Property
05/04/2012 Law360 Guest Article: Property Owners Lose When 'Occupiers' Win
05/02/2012 A Question of Character - Best Practice in Managing Mascots
05/01/2012 Development Opportunities in the Cloud
04/30/2012 The IP Beacon, April 2012
04/27/2012 Think Globally, Act Locally (in Your Workplace): Changes to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard
04/25/2012 Source Code Found Too Late in Software Copyright Infringement Case