02/09/2021

Arbitration in the Fifth – January 2021

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January 2021 was a slow start for arbitration-related opinions, but there are opinions worth extra attention, including the application of “look through” jurisdiction in ADT LLC v. Richmond a...

02/08/2021

George Y. Gonzalez Joins Rice University Board of Trustees

Press Release

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner George Y. Gonzalez has been elected to serve on Rice University's Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2021.

02/08/2021

Jason Jordan in The Texas Lawbook: ‘NDTX Judge Starr: A Famous Uncle, a Ragtop Beetle and a Career of Public Service’

Publication

Partner Jason Jordan authored a Texas Lawbook article about Judge Brantley Starr’s appointment as a federal district court judge in the Dallas Division of the Northern District of Texas. This...

02/05/2021

Media, Entertainment and First Amendment Newsletter, January 2021

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Times have definitely changed as the media and entertainment industry has evolved to meet the demands and desires of consumers in an expeditious manner with expanded content options.

02/05/2021

John Turner in Dallas Morning News: 'For Dallas Democrat John Turner, Politics is a Family Affair'

Article

The Dallas Morning News profiled Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner and State Rep. John Turner in an article about how his father’s history in politics has guided him in his own political career.

02/05/2021

Andreas Dracoulis, Jonathan Morton in OffshoreWIND: ‘Into the Unknown: Floating Offshore Wind’

Publication

Partner Andreas Dracoulis and Associate Jonathan Morton authored an article in OffshoreWIND about some of the opportunities and challenges in the emerging offshore floating wind industry.

02/04/2021

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Highlighted in Houston Bar Bulletin for Community, Citizenship Efforts

Article

Haynes and Boone lawyers Lynne Liberato and Polly Fohn were highlighted in the Houston Bar Bulletin this month for their community, citizenship and pro bono work.

02/04/2021

Securities Litigation 2020 Year in Review

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The world of securities litigation and SEC enforcement continued to turn in 2020 despite the global pandemic and other challenges. Haynes and Boone's Securities Litigation 2020 Year in Review summariz...

02/04/2021

Haynes and Boone Represents Commercial Metals in Debt Refinancing

Press Release

Haynes and Boone successfully represented Commercial Metals Company as issuer’s counsel in a debt refinancing.

02/03/2021

Haynes and Boone Moves Charlotte Office to Bank of America Tower

Press Release

Haynes and Boone, LLP has moved to a new Charlotte office, signing a long-term lease in a larger space that will enable the 600-lawyer firm to continue expanding in the Charlotte market for years to c...

02/03/2021

Adam Sencenbaugh in HR Magazine: 'New Vaccine Management Solutions Rolled Out'

Article

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Adam Sencenbaugh talked with HR Magazine about the legal risks of newly released vaccine management tools that can help HR leaders track the COVID-19 immunizatio...

02/03/2021

False Claims Act - 2020 Year in Review

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In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic caused dramatic shifts in the nation’s economic landscape. One thing that did not change was the government’s focus on fraud and violations of the False Claims Act, 31 U...

02/03/2021

Haynes and Boone Hosts Virtual Career Building Programs for Pinkston Students

Press Release

On Feb. 3, Haynes and Boone, LLP hosted a virtual “Day in the Life of a Texas Legislator” program for students from the L.G. Pinkston P-TECH Preparatory Collegiate Academy.

02/02/2021

OSHA Issues Revised COVID-19 Guidance for Workplaces

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On January 21, 2021, President Joe Biden directed OSHA to issue revised guidance to employers on workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following this directive, on January 29, 2021, OSHA issu...

02/02/2021

Use of Third-Party Email Accounts by Outside Directors or Others Could Waive Privilege

Alert

Outside directors, private equity managers, and others often use third-party email accounts to conduct business for the companies they oversee and manage.

02/02/2021

New SEC Rules Soon to Facilitate Crowdfunding

Publication

On November 2, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) voted to amend the rules on exempt securities offerings to harmonize various fundraising rules and facilitate access to capital for ...

02/02/2021

John McGowan in Texas Lawbook: ‘Texas M&A: A Bottom-Heavy Market…For Now’

Article

Partner John McGowan talked with The Texas Lawbook about how the vast majority of mergers and acquisitions involving Texas businesses and Texas lawyers involved transactions of $500 million o...

02/02/2021

On the Naughty List: Inadvisable Communications and how to avoid them

Publication

This article discusses a few examples of indelicate emails and other communications which have come to light in litigation.

02/01/2021

You Better Watch Out: Extensions of Time for Challenging Arbitration Awards

Publication

In the recent case of The Federal Republic of Nigeria v Process & Industrial Developments Limited [2020] EWHC 2379 (Comm), the High Court granted an extension of time to bring challe...

02/01/2021

The IP Beacon 2020 Year in Review

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Welcome! We are pleased to highlight IP news, and some of our representative intellectual property-related client successes and publications over the past year, that might be relevant to your business...

02/01/2021

What’s in Santa’s sack: what matters are caught by an arbitration clause?

Publication

Parties agree to arbitrate because they consider that to be the most appropriate method for finally resolving disputes that might arise out of their legal relationship. A positive choice to include a...

01/29/2021

Regulatory Climate Change

Alert

On January 27, 2021, President Biden issued his Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad establishing climate change considerations as “an essential element of United States f...

01/29/2021

Preparing for the 2021 Annual Report and Proxy Statement Season

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A significant number of recent updates to SEC disclosure obligations will be effective for the 2021 Form 10-K and proxy statement season.

01/29/2021

San Antonio Legal Services Association Honors Haynes and Boone With Pro Bono Public Service Award

Press Release

Haynes and Boone, LLP received the Lee Cusenbary Impact Award from the San Antonio Legal Services Association (SALSA) on January 28.

01/28/2021

Intercompany Agreements

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An Intercompany Agreement (“ICA”) is usually a commercial agreement for services, the sale of goods, financing or intangible property made between companies related through ownership, under common con...

01/28/2021

A Biden Administration Bodes Well for the Electric Vehicle Industry

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The Biden Administration appears poised to drive the federal government’s approach to vehicle electrification down a friendlier road for the industry. During the past four years, the Trump Administrat...

01/28/2021

Haynes and Boone Receives 2021 Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Award

Press Release

The Global M&A Network recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP for its work on a deal honored at the 2021 Turnaround Atlas Awards during a virtual ceremony on January 22.

01/28/2021

Biden Administration Issues Drilling Permits Days After Order Suspending Federal Leasing

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Less than one week after the Acting Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Scott de la Vega, issued Order No. 3395 temporarily suspending the issuance of new oil and natural gas leases on federa...

01/28/2021

Haynes and Boone Earns Perfect Score in Corporate Equality Index for Third Consecutive Year

Press Release

For a third consecutive year, Haynes and Boone has earned a 100 percent rating in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index and the distinction of being one of the “Best Places t...

01/26/2021

China Patent Law Fourth Amendment - Impact on Foreign Companies

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China first enacted its Patent Law (“CPL”) in 1984, and thereafter amended it three times, in 1992, 2000 and 2008. On October 17, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress promulg...

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