Publications


04/17/2014 HIPAA Covered Entity Challenges FTC’s Authority to Regulate Data Security
04/11/2014 DOJ and FTC Release a Joint Antitrust Policy Statement Encouraging Companies to Share Cyber Threat Information
04/09/2014 Court Rules that FTC has Authority to Regulate Corporate Cybersecurity
04/04/2014 CFTC Loosens Requirements for Swaps for Utility Special Entities
04/03/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 8
03/28/2014 SEC Roundtable is Latest Sign of Cybersecurity’s Critical Importance to Businesses
03/27/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 7
03/21/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 6
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
03/06/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 4
02/27/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 3
02/20/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 2
02/13/2014 A Desk Guide to Data Protection and Breach Response - Part 1
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
10/31/2013 The Next Disruptive Wave
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
10/02/2013 Fifth Circuit Expansion of Cyber Liability?
08/15/2013 White House Reports on Recommended Incentives for Adopting Cybersecurity Framework
08/09/2013 12th Brazilian Bid Round Will Offer 240 Onshore Blocks in 12 States
06/26/2013 Trends in Oil and Gas Financing
05/16/2013 Recent Litigation and Court Cases Affecting the Oil and Gas Upstream Business
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
04/25/2013 California Man Convicted of Hacking into Former Employer’s Computer Network
04/17/2013 California Computer Hacking Case Highlights Important Circuit Split on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
04/11/2013 31st Annual Review of Developments in Business Financing - Developments and Trends in Oil and Gas Financings 2013
04/05/2013 29th Annual Litigation Update Institute Course Book Guest Article: Energy Law Update
03/14/2013 Cyber Attacks are the Number One Threat to National Security
03/12/2013 Public Companies Increasingly Disclosing Cybersecurity Risks
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
02/19/2013 President Obama Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order
02/14/2013 Oil & Gas Monitor Guest Article: The Top Six Issues and Opportunities Facing the Oil and Gas Industry in 2013
02/12/2013 Brazil Announces 11th Oil and Gas Bid Round
01/30/2013 Employer Penalties Regarding Healthcare Coverage Apply in 2014
12/21/2012 American Law and Jurisprudence on Fracing - 2012
11/27/2012 Understanding Hydraulic Fracturing: Issues, Challenges and Regulatory Regime
10/19/2012 American Oil & Gas Reporter Guest Article: Drivers Permanently Altering Way U.S. Market Functions In Post-Shale Play Era
09/18/2012 Commercial End Users Must Start Compliance with Dodd-Frank
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?
08/29/2012 You Never Miss the Water 'Til the Well Runs Dry: The Competing Uses for Water in a Shale Play
06/13/2012 Distressed Natural Gas: Non-Operator Rights and Risk Mitigation Strategies When Your Operator Files Bankruptcy
05/29/2012 Managing Risk in Distressed Natural Gas Acquisitions: The Pros and Cons of Acquiring Assets through Bankruptcy
05/16/2012 Acquiring Distressed Natural Gas Assets Outside of Bankruptcy: Good Deals Today May Be Fraudulent Transfers Tomorrow
05/10/2012 Petroleum-Engineering Firm Could Be Liable for Reserve Estimates
03/28/2012 Law360 Guest Article: Drilling Into Ambiguities In Oil And Gas Laws
03/27/2012 30th Annual Review of Developments in Business Financing -- Focus on the Oil and Gas Energy Patch
03/08/2012 Haynes and Boone Webinar: Private Capital Quarterly Energy - An Analysis of Fracking Developments
02/27/2012 State-Level Upstream Gas Litigation
02/24/2012 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?
02/15/2012 Oil and Gas Investor Guest Article: On Shaky Grounds - EPA's Tentative Findings In Wyoming
02/13/2012 Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence Guest Article: The Arctic is White Hot
01/05/2012 The Advocate Guest Article: Shaking Up Established Case Law And Regulation - The Impacts Of Hydraulic Fracturing
12/29/2011 Houston Business Journal Guest Article: 'Claptrap' over Keystone mere political noise
12/16/2011 San Antonio Express-News Guest Column: Incentives needed to bring power generation to Texas
12/07/2011 EPA to Regulate Fracing Substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act
12/06/2011 The American Oil & Gas Reporter Guest Article: Changing Times Bring Conflict With Surface Owners
10/18/2011 Recent Litigation Related to Oil and Gas Drilling
10/05/2011 TRAIN May Stay New EPA Regulation of Power Plant Emissions
09/04/2011 Houston Chronicle Guest Column: Drilling revolution presents problems for landowners
08/23/2011 Fracking Legal Landscape Updated in Haynes and Boone White Paper
08/17/2011 Hart's E&P Guest Article: Texas Adopts Fracing Disclosure Rules -- Stall Off Feds?
07/26/2011 North American Windpower Guest Article: Market Headwinds Persist For U.S. Wind Capital
06/28/2011 Dodd-Frank Revisited
06/24/2011 Texas Signs Fracking Disclosure Bill Into Law
05/19/2011 Goods in the Stream: Texas Courts Limit Taxing Jurisdictions’ Ability to Tax Property in Transit
04/05/2011 House Bill Could Make Impairment of Mineral Estates a Compensable Regulatory Taking
04/01/2011 Ken Hurwitz: BOEMRE's SEMS requirements to have long ripple effects
03/22/2011 "To Market; To Market" Transportation of Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquids – The Regulatory Risks
03/18/2011 Senate Bill Seeks Required Disclosure of Chemicals in Fracking Fluid
03/01/2011 The Joint Operating Agreement: Are You Certain...?
02/23/2011 Integration of Renewables in ERCOT: Costs, Project Risks and New Regulatory Requirements
02/18/2011 New Requirements in Texas for Approval of Plugging Extensions
02/16/2011 Tom Kurth on the Facts and Science Supporting Fracking
02/09/2011 Wiring Around Carbon: Implications of Transmission Pricing Mechanisms and Smart Grid
02/01/2011 Proposed Changes to Oil and Gas Taxation
01/06/2011 Feds Convene Meeting to Discuss Regulations Curtailing Offshore Natural Gas Venting
01/06/2011 Mining the Tax-Free Exchange
12/01/2010 American Law and Jurisprudence on Fracking
12/01/2010 Federal Environmental Framework For Energy Projects
11/15/2010 The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement’s New Safety Environmental Management Systems Rule
11/10/2010 Hedging the Dodd-Frank Act
11/01/2010 De-Risking International Energy Deals
10/25/2010 Gas Shale and Hydraulic Fracturing Work for Our Nation
10/15/2010 Unexpected Killers of Your International Energy Deal
09/15/2010 Exploring the Great White North
08/25/2010 Gas Bonanza: How hydraulic fracturing can work for New York
08/24/2010 Recent Statutory and Regulatory Developments Related to Hydraulic Fracturing in New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio
08/22/2010 Gas shale and ‘fracing’ work for New York
08/02/2010 Developers who anted up deserve power line priority
07/31/2010 Diana Liebmann Guest Blog: How to bring transmission lines to windy West Texas
07/16/2010 Shale wells are well-regulated: Pennsylvania has all the tools it needs to extract gas safely
07/08/2010 Law Applicable to Hydraulic Fracturing in the Shale States
04/01/2010 The Arctic: Past the Last Frontier
03/25/2010 More Proposed Regulation of Oil and Gas Operations: Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Changes to Air Permits
02/15/2010 U.S. Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program
09/22/2009 New Brazil Gas Law
09/01/2009 Revisiting the Executive Right to Lease Oil & Gas Interests
08/24/2009 Will Brazil's New Natural Gas Law Stimulate Investment?
06/04/2009 Recent Developments in Texas and United States Energy Law
05/22/2009 Operator Removal Under the 1989 Form "Joint Operating Agreement" in Texas
05/01/2009 Surface Damages, Site-Remediation and Well Bonding in Wyoming - Results and Analysis of Recent Regulations
05/01/2009 Surface Use and Access for Oil and Gas Exploration in Frontier Areas
04/23/2009 Staking Claim On The Last Energy Frontier
03/04/2009 Latin American Energy Markets
03/01/2009 SEC Adopts New Reserve Definition
12/01/2008 Additional Provisions to Form Joint Operating Agreements, Reprinted with permission from Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Vol. 33, No. 2, December 2008
12/01/2008 Paying Lease Bonus with Time Drafts - Inspection Report on a House of Cards
09/01/2008 Actions Reduce Climate Change Risks, The American Oil & Gas Reporter
07/30/2008 The Venezuelan Oil and Gas Sector - Part 2
06/30/2008 The Venezuelan Oil and Gas Sector - Part 1
06/01/2008 Practitioner’s Pathfinder for Approaching Foreign Investment in Oil & Gas Real Property in Texas and New Mexico, Transnational Law Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 3, June, 2008. Reprinted by permission.
09/01/2006 LNG is HOT: Examining the Russian Liquefied Natural Gas Market