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Contemporary Issues in Texas Sovereign Immunity
10/14/2014
United States Supreme Court Round-Up
Key Opinions from 2013 to 2014 and Upcoming High-Profile Business Disputes
Straightline
October 2014
Twitter Files Suit Against the U.S.: How It Relates to Corporate Data Privacy
10/10/2014
Can Your Emergency Wait 17 Days?
The Arbiter
Fall 2014
Hugs All Round: Have You Been Sufficiently Friendly to the Other Side?
The Arbiter
Fall 2014
Witnesses Say the Funniest Things
The Arbiter
Fall 2014
In with the New and Out with the Old: Mozambique’s New Petroleum Law
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
September 2014
SEC Charges Public Companies and Insiders with Violating Stock Ownership Reporting Requirements
9/30/2014
The Scottish Vote – Implications for the UK Oil and Gas Industry
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
September 2014
Third-Party Reports and Internal Risk Registers – Beware the Corporate Confessional
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
September 2014
Danish Well Intervention Technology Showcased in Esbjerg
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
September 2014
Establishing Successful Agency Agreements
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
September 2014
Innovation to the Fore as ONS Audience Looks at Middle East Opportunities
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
September 2014
Intelligent Energy Law Insights at ADIPEC and WFES
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
September 2014
SEC Announces Record Whistleblower Award
9/23/2014
Delaware Chancery Court Provides Further Support for Forum Selection Bylaws
9/18/2014
SEC Adopts Regulation AB II Final Rules
9/4/2014
"The Energy Efficiency/Environmental Innovation Nexus" for the American Bar Association
8/30/2014
The UK 14th Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
August 2014
Unitisation – The Oil and Gas Industry’s Solution to One of Geology’s Many Conundrums
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
August 2014
Work Obligations and the Farm-Out Agreement: The Consequences of Partial Performance
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
August 2014
State Regulatory Requirements for Participants in the Bitcoin and Virtual Currency Industry: Will New York’s Proposed Regulations Become the Model?
8/27/2014
United States Adds to Economic Sanctions against Russia Relating to the Conflict in Ukraine
8/18/2014
The Texas Corporation: Legal Aspects of Organization and Operation,
Bloomberg/BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series, Portfolio No. 100
August 2014
Codifying Independent Parent Company Guarantee Practice: Food for Thought
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
July 2014
LNG Quality Specifications: Risks and Challenges
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
July 2014
This is Not America: Why US Royalty and Project Structures are Essential to UK Unconventional Gas Developments
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
July 2014
DC Circuit Finds Buyers in Transactions Under Exon-Florio Review Are Entitled to Due Process Protections
7/30/2014
HSR Basics for Transactional Lawyers,
State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Section Newsletter
Summer 2014
SEC Staff Issues Guidance on Verifying Accredited Investor Status
7/22/2014
Abu Dhabi Oil and Gas Market Continues to Draw Foreign Investment
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
July 2014
Deep-Water Knowledge Will Be Key to Saudi Aramco’s Red Sea Play
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
July 2014
Intelligent Energy Law Series Continues
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
July 2014
Market Entry Strategies for Abu Dhabi
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
July 2014
“Legal Opinions in Business Transactions: Statement on Changes to the Procedure for Good Standing Certificates Issued by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts,” Supplement No. 6 to the Report of the Legal Opinions Committee, Co-Author, Texas Journal of Business Law (2014) (forthcoming)
VirtualAgility Inc. v. Salesforce.com: Federal Circuit Reverses District Court and Requires a Stay Pending a Patent Office Review of a Covered Business Method Patent
7/14/2014
"Rethinking the Opinion Giver of the Remedies Opinion," Co-Author with Reade H. Ryan, Jr., The Business Lawyer of the American Bar Association
2014
Brookshire Brothers, Ltd. v. Aldridge: The Texas Supreme Court Changes the Rules on Destroyed Evidence
7/11/2014
"Legal Opinions—Who May Rely?" Co-Author with A. Mark Adcock and Reade H. Ryan, Jr., The Business Lawyer of the American Bar Association
2014
"Fuld @ 40: A Group Project on Common Qualifications to a Remedies Opinion in U.S. Commercial Loan Transactions," Co-Author with Willis R. Buck, Jr. and Reade H. Ryan, Jr., The Business Lawyer of the American Bar Association
2014
PCAOB Adopts New Auditing Standard Regarding Related Party Transactions and Amends Other Auditing Standards
7/9/2014
D.C. Circuit Clarifies Application of Attorney-Client Privilege to Internal Investigations
7/8/2014
Arbitration by Battle
The Arbiter
Summer 2014
English Law – A Love Letter
The Arbiter
Summer 2014
Winning the Battle and Losing the War: Enforcement of Awards Set Aside in the Seat
The Arbiter
Summer 2014
De-Risking Petroleum Exploration and Production – Sharing the Economic Exposure
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
June 2014
Forfeiture Clauses in JOAs – New Law, Old Problems
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
June 2014
Shale Developments – Coming to a Neighborhood Near You
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
June 2014
“Made in America” Creates M&A Opportunities in U.S. Manufacturing Industry
June 2014
Delaware Delays Consideration of Proposed Prohibition on Fee-Shifting Bylaws for Delaware Stock Corporations
6/24/2014
Through the Rabbit-Hole: Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International: Supreme Court Holds “Merely Requiring Generic Computer Implementation” Cannot Transform an “Abstract Idea into a Patent-Eligible Invention”
6/20/2014
International Shipping Companies Successfully Navigate Chapter 11 with Prenegotiated Plans of Reorganization
6/18/2014
Antitrust Basics for Transactional Lawyers,
Headnotes, a Publication of the Dallas Bar Association
June 2014
Joint Venture Agreements' Role In The Shale Gas Boom
Law360
6/11/2014
MLP Sponsorship by High-Yield Debt Issuers
6/11/2014
Supreme Court Holds that Fraudulent Transfer and Other “Stern Claims” Are to Be Procedurally Treated as “Non-Core” Claims
6/11/2014
Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al.
The Supreme Court Restores the Standard for Inducement
6/4/2014
Nautilus v. Biosig
The Supreme Court Raises the Bar for Patent Clarity
6/3/2014
Proposed Legislation Would Prohibit Fee-Shifting Bylaws for Delaware Stock Corporations
6/2/2014
EU Sanctions And The International Oil And Gas Industry
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
May 2014
Local Content And Local Participation In Ghana’s Petroleum Industry: An Overview Of The Petroleum (Local Content And Local Participation) Regulations, 2013 L.I.2204
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
May 2014
Non-Operator Representation Before The Government: What Might Euroil v Cameroon Offshore Petroleum Mean For JOA Participants?
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
May 2014
Author’s Heir Delivers Own Knockdown Punch in “Raging Bull” Copyright Suit
5/22/2014
Conflict Minerals Rule Update: Court Denies Request for Stay
5/16/2014
"Electricity Capacity Markets: A Primer,”
Natural Gas & Electricity 30/10, ©2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc., a Wiley company
May 2014
Delaware Supreme Court Finds Fee-Shifting Bylaw Permissible
5/15/2014
LSTA v. LMA: Comparing and Contrasting Loan Secondary Trading Documentation Used Across the Pond
2014 The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance 2014, 2nd Edition
5/12/2014
SEC Issues Partial Stay of Conflict Minerals Rule
5/2/2014
The Conflict Minerals Rule: Important Recent Developments
5/2/2014
Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Availability of Business Judgment Rule in Controlling Stockholder Mergers
4/30/2014
De-Risking Petroleum Exploration and Production – the Farm-Out Agreement
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
April 2014
Defining the Undefinable: Codifying ‘Force Majeure’ and ‘Hardship’
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
April 2014
Preparing Bespoke Gas Sales Agreements for Shale Gas Projects
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
April 2014
Supreme Court Makes Landmark Rulings on Attorney Fees in Patent Cases
4/29/2014
First Fracking Case Results in Verdict for Plaintiffs
4/25/2014
SEC Introduces Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Initiative
4/11/2014
"Trends in Enforcement and Notable Cases," Inside the Minds: New Developments in Securities Litigation
2014
"LSTA v. LMA: Comparing and Contrasting Loan Secondary Trading Documentation Used Across the Pond"
The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance 2014 2nd Edition
April 2014
Arbitration – Two (or Three?) Can Play That Game
The Arbiter
Spring 2014
Pricing Arbitrations: It’s a Gas, Gas, Gas
The Arbiter
Spring 2014
That’s A Relief (Interim): The English Court’s Approach In Arbitrations
The Arbiter
Spring 2014
The President’s Memorandum on Employee Wages
What Employers Should Know about the President’s Directive Regarding Overtime Pay
3/27/2014
Maximising Economic Recovery from the UK Continental Shelf
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
March 2014
Revocation – An Effective Remedy for a Breach of Licence Obligations?
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
March 2014
Preparing Bespoke Joint Operating Agreements for Shale Gas Projects
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
March 2014
Acquiring and Transferring Energy Technology
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
March 2014
Andrews Kurth Launches Specialist “Intelligent Energy Law” Initiative at Subsea Expo 2014
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
March 2014
IP Trends in the Energy Sector
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
March 2014
Opportunities and Risks in the Middle Eastern Energy Industry
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
March 2014
Intelligent Energy in the Middle East
Offshore Engineer
March 2014
SEC Provides Limited Business Broker Registration Relief for Private Company M&A Transactions
3/11/2014
A Change for the Worse: Material Adverse Effect in Upstream Acquisitions
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
February 2014
East Africa – Realising the Potential
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
February 2014
The Joint Operating Agreement
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
February 2014
Texas Amends Investment Adviser Registration Exemption for Private Fund Advisers
2/20/2014
To Avoid FATCA Withholding, Foreign Financial Institutions Must Register With IRS by April 25, 2014
2/19/2014
Tackling Partnership Structures and Exit Events,
Texas Business Journals
February 2014
Structuring the Transaction—International Sale of Upstream Interests
Straightline
February 2014
“The Keys to Avoiding Microgrid Lock: National Security Through Public‐Private Partnerships”
ACORE Renewable Energy for Military Installations: 2014 Industry Review
February 2014
Caveat Emptor
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
January 2014
New World LNG – Big Opportunities in Small-Scale and Bulk-Break Projects
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
January 2014
The Joint Study and Bidding Agreement
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
January 2014
The UKCS 28th Seaward Licensing Round
Notes From The Field - An English Law Perspective On The Oil & Gas Market
January 2014
Higher HSR Reporting Threshold Requirements Effective February 24, 2014
1/24/2014
“U.S. Court Refuses to recognize a ‘Spoils of War’ Doctrine to Allow Title to be Transferred in World War II Trophy Art Theft”
Kunst und Recht [Art and Law]
January 2014
"A Survey of Sanctions in Bankruptcy Courts: The Fifth Circuit and Beyond"
_ South Texas Law Review _
2014
Away from the Manger: Disqualification of Arbitrators
The Arbiter
Winter 2013
Don't Be a Scrooge About Paying Up - Challenging Enforcement Orders in Support of Arbitral Awards
The Arbiter
Winter 2013
Following Yonder Star Energy
The Arbiter
Winter 2013
SEC Issues Guidance on General Solicitation and Rule 506 Bad Actor Rules
12/20/2013
NASDAQ Amends Compensation Committee Independence Requirements
12/19/2013
The Top Ten Things You Should Know About The Innovation Act of 2013 (For Now)
12/17/2013
“Securities Law: Fraud on the Market,”
Texas Lawyer
12/16/2013
ADIPEC Showcases the Major Themes and Opportunities for 2014 in the Middle East Energy Sector
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
12/10/2013
"The Case of the 'Not Right' Basquiat,"
IFAR Journal
December 2013
ISS Releases Voting Policy Updates for 2014 Proxy Season
12/6/2013
Caveat Emptor: Bankruptcy Claims Buyers Beware as Third Circuit Affirms KB Toys
12/2/2013
The World Law Group Launches Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications and Companion Website
12/2/2013
"Maintaining System Reliability: Responding to the Retirement of Coal-Fueled Electric Generation Resources," Energy Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2
11/25/2013
Structuring Strategic Alliances,
Straightline
November 2013
U.S. Supreme Court to Decide on Tax Treatment of Severance Payments
11/21/2013
New Tax Regulations Make NOL-limiting Ownership Changes a Little Easier to Track and a Little Less Likely to Occur
11/20/2013
“Footprints in Diversity and Inclusion,” MBNUSA Minority Business News Volume 2, Page 122 – 25th Anniversary
2013
A Sure Way to Lose Your Case? Challenging Contract Terms for Uncertainty
The Arbiter
Fall 2013
Are You Being Served?
The Arbiter
Fall 2013
Norwegian Oil and Gas Technology and Know-How Driving Deep Water Activity
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
10/30/2013
Offshore Europe Showcases Internationalization of North Sea Oil and Gas Capabilities
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
10/30/2013
The Oil and Gas Industry in Kurdistan Drives Forward
Andrews Kurth Middle East Newsletter
10/30/2013
Federal Court Affirms Broad, Largely Unreviewable Presidential Powers to Force Divestment of Foreign Investments in U.S. Businesses
10/29/2013
Business Disputes: Alternative Paths to Resolution
10/12/2013
Environmental Diligence: Tapping Local Knowledge in International Deals
10/12/2013
Friending Social Media: How to Manage Legal Risks
10/12/2013
International Deal-Making: Top Ten on the Checklist
10/12/2013
Managing Litigation Across Borders
10/12/2013
Marketing Your Personal Brand: Ethical Principles at Work
10/12/2013
The Roberts Court: Does Business Have Friends in High Places?
10/12/2013
SEC Proposes Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
10/10/2013
Changes in Texas Open Government Law
10/9/2013
Excalibur Remains Firmly Lodged In The Stone
The Arbiter
Fall 2013
SEC Adopts Final Rules for Municipal Advisors
9/25/2013
PSF Available for Charter School Financings in Texas
9/19/2013
Delaware Supreme Court Reinvigorates the Implied Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing
8/16/2013
Overcriminalization of Corporate Conduct: What You Need to Know to Be Prepared
Straightline
August 2013
D.C. District Court Upholds Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Rule
8/6/2013
"Legal Opinions in Business Transactions," Supplement No. 6 to the Report of the Legal Opinions Committee, Co-Author,
Texas Journal of Business Law
2013
General Solicitation Permitted in Certain Rule 506 and Rule 144A Offerings; “Bad Actors” Disqualified from Rule 506 Offerings; Other Significant Amendments Proposed to Regulation D
7/22/2013
Recent Pro-Employer U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Do Not Mean That Employers Should Relax
7/16/2013
"Best Practices: HBA Committee Promotes Gender Fairness,"
The Houston Lawyer
July 2013
D.C. District Court Vacates Dodd-Frank Disclosure Rule for Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers
7/5/2013
"New Statute Modernizes Trade Secret Protection and Litigation in Texas"
The Houston Lawyer
July 2013
"A New World in SEC Compliance and the Fundamentals to Face the Challenges,"
Inside the Minds: SEC Compliance Best Practices—Leading Lawyers on Understanding New Regulations and Developing Compliance Strategies
2013
Board-Adopted Forum Selection Bylaws Upheld by Delaware Court of Chancery
7/2/2013
Key Texas Environmental Legislation Highlights
6/26/2013
SEC Provides Guidance on Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Rule
6/19/2013
Preserving the Talent Pipeline of Diversity in the Legal Profession
Profiles in Diversity Journal – Legal Issues
June 2013
Delaware Chancery Court Finds Business Judgment Rule Applies to Going-Private Transaction with Controlling Shareholder
6/11/2013
"Recent Developments in Securities and M&A Litigation,"
Inside the Minds: New Developments in Securities Litigation—Leading Lawyers on Adapting to Trends in Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement
2013
JOBS Act Options for General Counsel to Ponder in IPOs
In-House Texas, A Publication of Texas Lawyer in Association with The General Counsel Forum
5/13/2013
"Audit Response Letters: Skirmishes at the Boundaries Set by the Treaty," 32 Corporate Counsel Review 1
May 2013
Noncompliance with Continuing Disclosure Undertakings Creates Vacuum Where Other Public Statements by City Officials Held to 10b-5 Standard
5/8/2013
IRS Provides Guidelines as to Beginning of Construction for Purposes of the Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit and Energy Investment Tax Credit
4/17/2013
"Commentary: Pinnacle of Practice Requires Creativity"
Texas Lawyer
4/8/2013
Estate Planning Basics
A quick guide, recognizing April as National Financial Literacy Month
Straightline
April 2013
Delaware Chancery Court Finds Reverse Triangular Merger Under Delaware Law Does Not Effect an Assignment of Rights of the Surviving Corporation
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law (June 2013)
3/21/2013
Recent SEC Settlements Serve as Cautionary Tale About the Use of Unregistered Broker-Dealers by Investment Advisers
3/21/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Two Important Securities-Law Opinions
3/12/2013
A New Era of U.S. Patent Law Will Begin on March 16, 2013
IP and Tech Developments - March 2013
3/12/2013
Which Comes First – The Consolidation Order or the Venue Transfer?
IP and Tech Developments - March 2013
3/12/2013
Unnecessary Nominative Use May Not Be Trademark Infringement
IP and Tech Developments - March 2013
3/12/2013
Staying on Top of New Management Liability Regulations and Their Impact on Employers
Inside the Minds: Protecting Corporations Against Management Liability Claims—Leading Lawyers on Analyzing Developments in Employment Regulations, Investigating and Responding to Allegations, and Creating Effective Compliance Strategies, Aspatore Books
2013
SEC Approves NYSE, NYSE MKT and NASDAQ Compensation Committee Listing Standards
2/22/2013
SEC Issues Guidance on Broker-Dealer Registration Exemption in Title II of the JOBS Act
2/20/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Post-Script
2/19/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Grants Certiorari to Address Federal Preemption of State-Law Securities Claims
2/6/2013
President’s Second Term Promises Continued Focus on Enforcement of Employment Laws
2/4/2013
Second Circuit Holds that Two Series of Common Stock Are Not Matchable Under the Short-Swing Profit Rule
2/1/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Issue Four
1/16/2013
Higher HSR Threshold Requirements Effective February 11, 2013
1/11/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Issue Three
1/10/2013
"Commentary: Unleash the Mind's Power by Going Analog"
Texas Lawyer
1/7/2013
Beware the Boilerplate: Issue Two
Linda R. Stahl
1/2/2013
"New Associates Add Value on Day One,"
Peer to Peer, The Quarterly Magazine of ILTA
December 2012
Possible Investigation of Gas Price Hikes on the Horizon
12/13/2012
Beware the Boilerplate: Issue One
12/12/2012
"Commentary: Why Lawyers Need (Yet Don't Hire) Coaches"
Texas Lawyer
12/10/2012
Key Takeaways from the Federal Government’s Newly Issued Guide to the FCPA
11/28/2012
Second Circuit Clarifies E-Commerce Contract Formation Requirements
IP and Tech Developments - November 2012
11/28/2012
Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents under the America Invents Act
IP and Tech Developments - November 2012
11/28/2012
"A Practice Shaped By a Decade of Service,"
Texas Lawyer
11/5/2012
JOBS Act Update: SEC Issues New Guidance and Approves Amendments to FINRA Research Rules
10/31/2012
Fifth Circuit Addresses Issue of When Oral LSTA Loan Trades Become Binding
10/23/2012
"The Fall and Rise of Marion True and the Getty Museum"
A Review of Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World’s Richest Museum
International Foundation for Art Research Journal, Volume 13 Number 3
2012
NYSE, NYSE MKT and NASDAQ Propose Amendments to Compensation Committee Listing Standards
10/22/2012
"Legal Opinions in Business Transactions: Statement on Entity Status, Power and Authority Opinions Regarding Pre-Code Texas Entities and Pre-Code Registered Foreign Entities under the Texas Business Organizations Code,” Supplement No. 5 to the Report of the Legal Opinions Committee, Co-Author,
Texas Journal of Business Law
Fall 2012
"Enforcement of Reps and Warranties in Mortgage Backed Securities Litigation"
10/17/2012
Understanding Key Changes in Employment Law Regulations and Their Impact on Defense Strategies
Inside the Minds: Strategies for Employment Litigation—Leading Lawyers on Successfully Litigating and Settling Employment Claims, Aspatore Books
2012
"Legal Opinions in Business Transactions," Supplement No. 5 to the Report of the Legal Opinions Committee, Co-Author,
Texas Journal of Business Law
Fall 2012
The Myths and Merits of MERS
9/25/2012
SEC Issues Guidance on JOBS Act Research Provisions
9/24/2012
SEC Proposes Amendments to Allow General Solicitation in Certain Private Offerings Pursuant to JOBS Act
9/21/2012
How to Make the Most of Mediation
Straightline
September 2012
SEC Adopts Rules Implementing Dodd-Frank Disclosure Requirements for Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers
9/13/2012
"Leadership in Law Firms: Looking Forward, A Roundtable Discussion of Professional Development Consortium Members"
Law Practice Today
September 2012
"Project Finance Innovations: Scaling Up/Standardizing Down"
National Council for Public Private Partnerships, Energy Institute
September 2012
SEC Adopts Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Rule
9/10/2012
"Project Finance of Biomass Sustainability"
Biothermal Energy Council
2012
New Iran Sanctions Legislation Imposes SEC Disclosure Requirement
8/29/2012
The SEC Issues its First Whistleblower Award
8/29/2012
Second Circuit Expands the Scope of SEC Aiding and Abetting Claims
8/14/2012
"Texas Arbitration Law: More Choices—and More Risk—Than Ever"
2 HLRe 1
2012
CFTC Adopts Rule Implementing the Dodd-Frank End-User Exception to Mandatory Swap Clearing Requirement
8/2/2012
Inequitable Conduct Claims One Year After Therasense
Managing Intellectual Property
7/18/2012
Patent Trends (or Lack thereof) in Green Energy Technology
IP and Technology Developments - Special Edition, BIO Conference (Republished in IP Frontline, July 17, 2012)
7/10/2012
The Myriad Decision in the U.S. Supreme Court
IP and Technology Developments - Special Edition, BIO Conference
7/10/2012
SEC Adopts Rules Implementing Dodd-Frank Requirements for Compensation Committees and Compensation Advisers
7/9/2012
New Law Requires Entities with Condemnation Authority to Take Action or Lose Power
6/26/2012
Supreme Court to Address Fraud-on-the-Market Presumption in Federal Securities Class Actions
6/26/2012
"Storytelling for Lawyers"
Texas Lawyer
6/25/2012
"Globalization and Renewables: The Future is Now"
5/19/2012
Four Practical Tips for Protecting the Attorney-Client Privilege,
Straightline
May 2012
SEC Offers Additional JOBS Act Guidance
5/16/2012
"Receivership,"
Trigild Bestbook, 4th Edition
2012
"What to Expect in SEC Enforcement Actions"
Financial Fraud Law Report
May 2012
SEC Exempts “Dribble Out” Programs and Certain Secondary Sales from Large Trader Reporting Rule
5/7/2012
ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Kay Lynn co-authored the Energy Markets chapter of
Market Definition in Antitrust Theory and Case Studies
2012
"Federal Circuit Affirms Pre-Therasense Finding of Inequitable Conduct,"
IP and Technology Developments, reprinted in IP Frontline.com
April 2012
New Air Emissions Standards for the Oil and Gas Industry
4/24/2012
Rosetta Stone v. Google: No Easy Exit for Google from AdWords Trademark Suits
IP and Technology Developments - April 2012
April 2012
SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance Issues JOBS Act Guidance
4/18/2012
With Form PF Compliance Dates Quickly Approaching, Advisers Managing $150 Million or More of Private Fund Assets Should Begin to Prepare
4/17/2012
"Commentary: Bad Habits and Rhetorical Sins in Court"
Texas Lawyer
4/16/2012
PCAOB Proposes New Audit Standard for Related Party Transactions and Excites Concern About Auditor Involvement in Executive Compensation Decisions
4/5/2012
"Focused Strategies for Successful Cost-Effective Patent Litigation"
Recent Trends in Patent Infringement Lawsuits 2012 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Analyzing Recent Cases, Adapting to Changing Standards, and Building an Effective Strategy (Inside the Minds)
March 2012
Congress Passes the JOBS Act to Ease IPO Process for “Emerging Growth Companies” and Enhance Capital Formation
3/28/2012
A Sharply Divided En Banc Federal Circuit Decision Limits Intervening Rights To Claims Textually Modified in Reexamination
Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, July 2012
3/21/2012
Patent-Eligible Subject Matter in Business Method Patents
Fort Properties v. American Master, MySpace v. Graphon Corp. and the Murky, Treacherous Waters of Abstract Ideas
3/19/2012
Recent SEC Staff Comments Challenge Reporting of Equity Compensation
3/7/2012
SEC Enforcement Actions: A Look at 2011 and What to Expect in the Next Year
2/28/2012
"Why Attend the Annual Conference in Austin? It's as Simple as Your ABC's"
NALP Bulletin
February 2012
The Essentials of E-Discovery (Top Five)
Straightline
February 2012
Seventh Court of Appeals Further Strengthens Rights of Secured Lenders in Chapter 11 Cases
1/30/2012
Higher HSR Threshold Requirements Effective February 27, 2012
1/27/2012
"Palermo: State-Sponsored Anti-Semitism Must be Taken Seriously"
Houston Chronicle
1/26/2012
Warning to Executives: Reinvestment of Dividends in your 401(k) and Vesting of Stock Awards May Trigger HSR Filing Requirements
1/24/2012
"Commentary: Get it Write — Embrace Editing Techniques to Improve Briefs"
Texas Lawyer
1/23/2012
The Federal Circuit Agrees to Consider En Banc Whether Intervening Rights Can Apply To Independent Claims Not Amended During Reexamination
1/23/2012
"The America Invents Act—From the Perspective of the Small Business"
IP and Technology Developments (Republished by National Law Review)
1/21/2012
Lessons from the Facebook Privacy Fiasco
IP and Technology Developments - January 2012
1/19/2012
Post-Grant Review Aspect of New Patent Law
IP and Technology Developments - January 2012
1/19/2012
Taiwan IP Update
IP and Technology Developments - January 2012
1/19/2012
SEC Adopts Revised Net Worth Standard for Accredited Investors
1/12/2012
SEC Adopts Mine Safety Disclosure Rules
1/11/2012
ISS Publishes Guidance on New Methodology for Evaluating Pay-for-Performance Alignment and Updates to its Governance Risk Indicators
1/10/2012
"New Year, New Ideas for Alumni Sites and Programs!"
NALP Bulletin
January 2012
CMBS 2.0: An Overview of Changes and Challenges,
Real Estate Finance
December 2011
ISS Publishes 2012 Updates to Benchmark U.S. Proxy Voting Guidelines
12/1/2011
Federal Agencies Looking Closely at Municipal Bonds: What You Need to Know
11/18/2011
"Generational Diversity: Tensions and Opportunities"
Profiles in Diversity Journal, p. 66
November 2011
"An ICSID Tribunal Denies Jurisdiction for Failure to Satisfy BIT's 'Cooling-Off' Period: Further Evidence of a Sea Change in Investor-State Arbitration or a Meaningless Ripple?"
University of Houston Law Center Journal of International Law
10/31/2011
Is an Isolated DNA Patentable?
IP and Technology Developments - October 2011
10/25/2011
The Federal Circuit’s Recent Reexamination Rulings
IP and Technology Developments - October 2011
10/25/2011
The U.S. Has a New Patent Law
IP and Technology Developments - October 2011
10/25/2011
Three Large States Revise Their Security Breach Notification Laws and Texas Applies Its Law to Residents of Some Other States to Boot
IP and Technology Developments - October 2011
10/25/2011
What’s in a Tweet?
IP and Technology Developments - October 2011
10/25/2011
Assessing & Allocating Environmental Risk in Acquisitions
October 2011
Bet-the-Company Regulation
October 2011
Director Exposure & Coverage
October 2011
Diversity and Generational Change: Shifts in the Law
October 2011
Essentials of E-Discovery
October 2011
How to Succeed in Mediation
October 2011
Identifying Value and Risks in the IP-Driven Deal
October 2011
Managing Securities Law Disclosures in Each Stage of the Deal
October 2011
Rescuing Underwater Real Property
October 2011
Serving on the Board of a Public Company: Roadmap for Directors
October 2011
NLRB Delays Implementation of Mandatory Notice Posting Rule
10/11/2011
Recent Ruling Allows a Shareholder Lawsuit to Proceed After a Negative Say-on-Pay Vote: Quirk or Harbinger?
10/6/2011
The Economic Observer, Texas Report
A Century of Global Connection and Collaboration
October 2011
The Federal Circuit Applies Intervening Rights to Independent Claims Not Amended in Reexamination
9/30/2011
Model Representations and Warranties and Dispute Resolution in CMBS 2.0; Rule 17g-7
9/23/2011
"The Role of DoD in the Future Development of Sustainable Technology"
9/22/2011
Louisiana Franchise Tax—No Tax on Corporate Limited Partners with No Louisiana Nexus
9/22/2011
LSTA Finalizes Distressed Buy-In/Sell-Out Provisions
9/22/2011
"Renewables Integration and Electricity Storage"
9/21/2011
DC Circuit’s Proxy Access Decision to Stand, but SEC to Allow “Private Ordering” of Proxy Access
9/20/2011
Limited Time to Block Use of Your Mark in New Adult Entertainment Internet Domain
9/20/2011
MSRB Withdraws Pending Municipal Advisor Rule Proposals
9/14/2011
Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Large Trader Reporting Rule
9/7/2011
Oil and Gas Companies Should Expect Increased SEC Scrutiny of Operations and Reserves
9/6/2011
Municipal Bond Offerings: MSRB Propose Rules of Conduct for Municipal Advisors
9/1/2011
SEC Replaces Credit Ratings with New Wide Market Following Test for Shelf Registration Statement Eligibility
9/1/2011
The Top Six Blunders in Dealing with the Cloud
Straightline
September 2011
PCAOB Floats Possibility of Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation
Financial Fraud Report (January 2012)
8/31/2011
"Commentary: Board Certification — The Last Big Hurdle"
Texas Lawyer
8/22/2011
Hitting Non-Practicing Entities Where It Hurts
The Federal Circuit Affirms an Award of Substantial Sanctions Against a NPE with a Business Model of Bringing Litigation To Extract Quick Settlements
8/16/2011
Fifth Circuit Caps Title VII Damages "Per Party"
8/8/2011
"Accountability - The Linchpin for a Successful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy,"
Profiles in Diversity Journal, p. 35
August 2011
DC Circuit Panel Vacates Proxy Access Rule
Does the Decision Create a Blueprint to Attack Other SEC Rules Being Issued Under the Dodd-Frank Act?
7/28/2011
Amendments to Chapter 9 of the Texas UCC
7/27/2011
Revised HSR Form Adds Significant Reporting Requirements
7/26/2011
EU Requires Consent Before Cookies Can Be Placed
IP and Technology Developments - July 2011
7/21/2011
On Your .Mark, Get Set, GO! — ICANN Opens the Internet to Unlimited Generic Top-Level Domains
IP and Technology Developments - July 2011
7/21/2011
Patents by the Numbers
IP and Technology Developments - July 2011
7/21/2011
Recent Cases Should Make Software Licensors Review Their Distribution Methods and License Terms (and They May Even Make Us Look at Open Source Licenses in a Different Way)
IP and Technology Developments - July 2011
7/21/2011
The New “Willful Blindness” Standard for Inducing Patent Infringement
IP and Technology Developments - July 2011
7/21/2011
Payments by Enron are "Settlement Payments" under the Bankruptcy Code's Safe Harbor Provisions
7/18/2011
Texas Enacts the Texas Assignment of Rents Act
7/14/2011
PCAOB Considers Changes to Standards for Auditors’ Reports on Audited Financial Statements
Financial Fraud Report (November/December 2011)
7/6/2011
Securities and Exchange Commission Adopts Final Whistleblower Rules under the Dodd-Frank Act; Internal Reporting Encouraged but Not Required
7/6/2011
Texas Legislature Amends Statute on Choice of Law
7/5/2011
Legislative Alert: TWIA Finance Opportunities Under Senate Bill 3
7/1/2011
"Pacific Lumber and Philadelphia Newspapers: The Eradication of a Carefully Constructed Statutory Regime Through Misinterpretation of Section 1129(b)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code"
85 Am. Bankr. L.J. 127
June 2011
U.S. Supreme Court Limits Scope of Primary Liability Under Federal Securities Laws
6/16/2011
Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Fifth Circuit’s Loss Causation Standard
6/9/2011
Fair Credit Reporting Act Implicates Employer Liability for All Types of Background Checks, Not Just Credit Reports
6/8/2011
"Walking the Talk: Committing to Diversity and Inclusion as Core Values,"
DRI Diversity Insider, pp. 13-17
6/2/2011
IRS Safe Harbor - M&A "Success-Based" Fees
6/2/2011
"The Andrews Kurth Jonathan Day Scholarships for Debate,"
The Houston Lawyer, pp. 20-22
June 2011
Therasense Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson and Company—The Federal Circuit tightens the standards necessary to establish the inequitable conduct defense by requiring a “but-for” showing of materiality
5/27/2011
"The Emerging Electric Storage Market in the U.S.,"
U.S.-China Quarterly Market Review
Spring 2011
The New DOJ Working Group and What It Means to the Oil and Gas Industry
5/10/2011
US-China Quarterly Market Review
ACORE
Spring 2011
Five Focus Points for Protecting Against Your Counterparty’s Bankruptcy
Dealing with Companies in Financial Distress
Straightline
May 2011
SEC Proposes Rules for Compensation Committees and Compensation Advisers
4/21/2011
Apple's Expanding App Reach
IP and Technology Developments - April 2011
4/19/2011
Facebook Wars: In the Age of Social Media, a Trademark Registration Is More Important Than Ever
IP and Technology Developments - April 2011
4/19/2011
False Patent Marketing: What You Need to Know
IP and Technology Developments - April 2011
4/19/2011
Hyatt v. Kappos: A New Standard for the Admissibility of Evidence in a Section 145 Action
IP and Technology Developments - April 2011
4/19/2011
New Directions in the Federal Circuit: Motivation to Combine IP and Technology Developments - April 2011
4/19/2011
“Data Pass” and Online Negative Option Marketing Now Deceptive Trade Practices
IP and Technology Developments - April 2011
4/19/2011
FLSA's Anti-Retaliation Provision Protects Oral, Not Just Written, Complaints
3/29/2011
"Pick Me! Persuading the Texas Supreme Court to Grant a Petition for Review"
Texas Lawyer
3/28/2011
Federal District Court Says "No" to Forum Selection Bylaws
3/23/2011
The Impact of the "Facebook Firing" Case on Social Media Policies
3/8/2011
U.S. Supreme Court to Review Fifth Circuit's Controversial Loss Causation Rules for Securities Class Actions
Compliance Week
3/3/2011
District Court Overturns the TOUSA Fraudulent Transfer Ruling
The Banking Law Journal
3/2/2011
2011 Hart-Scott-Rodino Threshold Requirements
2/21/2011
"Arbitration vs. Litigation: The Line Between is Now Blurred"
2/16/2011
"Exploring Legal Education and Lawyer Training - Hope and Change Emerge Amid a Profoundly Altered Landscape"
NALP Bulletin
February 2011
"Family Tradition: Cuban Policy Reform as Raul Castro Takes the Reigns,"
Law & Bus. Review of the Americas, Volume 15, Issue 4
"FCPA Prosecution: Lessons Learned from Deferred and Non-Prosecution Agreements"
International Bribery: FCPA Update 2011, Thompson Reuters/Westlaw Expert Commentary Series
February 2011
Dealing with Companies in Financial Distress
Texas Lawyer's Bankruptcy Law e-Newsletter
2/1/2011
SEC Proposes Rules to Implement the Dodd-Frank Act’s Mine Safety Disclosure Requirements
1/25/2011
"Utility Scale Renewable Finance-Legal Issues"
January 2011
SEC Proposes Disclosure Rules for Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers
1/13/2011
Massachusetts Supreme Court Upholds Securitization Conveyance Practices Relating to Assignments of Mortgages
1/11/2011
Municipal Bond Offerings: Proposed SEC Rule Impacts Appointed Board Members
1/7/2011
Federal Circuit Holds that Obviousness of Patent May Boil Down to Common Sense, IP and Technology Developments - January 2011
1/4/2011
The Ninth Circuit Rules that Foreign Documents Brought into the Country are Subject to Federal Grand Jury Demands
1/4/2011
"What Hath Dodd (and Frank) Wrought? Preparing for the 2011 and Future Proxy Seasons in a Dodd-Frank Environment,"
Securities Regulation Law Journal, Volume 38, Number 4
Winter 2010
"The Dodd-Frank Earthquake"
Texas Lawyer
12/20/2010
"Revising Patent Strategies in Light of New Trends in Case Law,"
Inside the Minds: The Impact of Recent Patent Law Cases and Developments
2010
An Andrews Kurth Client’s FCPA Success Story
12/10/2010
Profiled: Monica R. Hargrove, "The Evolution of Black Lawyers in Corporate America: From the Road Less Traveled to Managing the Major Highways,"
Howard Law Journal, pp. 775-776
2010
Recent SEC Enforcement of Regulation FD: Lessons to be Learned
12/9/2010
US States Steam Ahead
12/3/2010
SEC Proposes New Whistleblower Rules Under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010
12/2/2010
Takeaways From SEC Comments On New Oil, Gas Rules
Law360
12/2/2010
“ACCESS” 2010 Word of the Year
Straightline
December 2010
EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules Expanded to Oil and Gas - Update
11/11/2010
Record FCPA Settlements Continue, Important Lessons To Be Learned
11/9/2010
Next Wave of MBS Litigation Focuses on Issuers, Underwriters
11/8/2010
SEC Proposes “Family Office” Exemption Under Dodd-Frank
10/27/2010
SEC Proposes Enhanced Short-Term Borrowing Disclosure Rules
10/20/2010
SEC Issues Interpretive Guidance Regarding Liquidity and Capital Resources Disclosures
10/20/2010
Public Statements about Pricing Changes May Create Antitrust Litigation Risk
10/20/2010
"The Use and Abuse of Expert Witnesses at Trial"
10/9/2010
An Eye On Offshore Energy Development
Law360
10/6/2010
SEC Stays Proxy Access Rules
10/6/2010
"Salazar And Far-Reaching Changes At BOEMRE"
EnergyLaw360
9/15/2010
"Bilski v. Kappos: Have We Come Full Circle?"
2010
Government Investigations - Top Five Lessons Learned
Straightline
9/1/2010
Municipal Bond Offerings: SEC Charges State of New Jersey for Fraudulent Municipal Bond Offerings
8/19/2010
"Will Polluters Really Pay In Greenhouse Gas Cases?"
EnergyLaw360
8/16/2010
What Financial Regulatory Reform Means to Private Funds
8/5/2010
"Portrait of Notoriety"
Wall Street Journal
7/27/2010
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Provisions
7/21/2010
In Pursuit Of Fair Compensation For Grid Reliability
Law360
7/6/2010
"District Court Recognizes Texas Legislation in Overturning Clark Contracting Decision,"
LJN's Equipment Leasing Newsletter
July 2010
IRS Releases Form 8942 for Qualified Therapeutic Discovery Projects
6/22/2010
Top 10 Do's & Don'ts of Environmental Crisis Response
Law 360
6/8/2010
"An Introduction To Cellulosic Biofuel Waiver Credits"
Law360, The Newswire for Business Lawyers
6/2/2010
IRS Provides Guidance on Application Process for Qualified Therapeutic Discovery Project Investment Tax Credits or Cash Grants
6/2/2010
Featured, "Trail Blazers: How Top Business Leaders are Accelerating Results through Inclusion and Diversity,"
R. Anderson & L. Billings-Harris, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
2010
Carried Interest Tax Provisions of the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010
5/28/2010
EPA Issues Final “Tailoring” Rule for Greenhouse Gas Emissions
5/24/2010
"Developing Wind Energy Projects in Latin America,"
Poster Presentation, American Wind Energy Association
May 2010
"How Would U.S. Climate Legislation Affect Latin America?"
Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Energy Advisor
May 2010
What is the Outlook for Mortgage Lending Latin America?
The Inter-American Dialogue's Financial Services Advisor
May 2010
Ratings Recalibrations and Material Event Notices
4/29/2010
Investment Tax Credit or Cash Grant in Lieu of Investment Tax Credit for Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Projects
4/20/2010
"Revising Patent Strategies in Light of New Trends in Case Law,"
Inside the Minds: The Impact of Recent Patent Law Cases and Developments
2010
EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules Expanded to Oil and Gas, Enhanced Oil Recovery
3/31/2010
"Can an RTO’s Performance Be Measured?"
Law360
3/30/2010
Developing Frac Issues – Newly Proposed Completion Rules for Wyoming & Pennsylvania
Paul Bohannon
3/29/2010
"FERC’s Proposed Disclosure of the Names of Office of Enforcement Targets"
Law360
3/15/2010
EPA Rulemaking Hotline
3/3/2010
"How Significant is Carbon Financing for Latin America?"
Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Energy Advisor
March 2010
"Vorderasiatisches [Middle Eastern] Museum Berlin Loses World War II Trophy Art Case in New York; First German Cultural Institution to Fail on Claim for Return in United States Court"
Kunst und Recht
SEC Proposes Amendments to Issuer Repurchase Rule
Rule 10b-18: Safe Harbor from Liability for Market Manipulation
2/16/2010
EPA Issues New Renewable Fuels Standard
2/12/2010
"PD Vital to the New Way Forward: Insights from Five Managing Partners"
NALP Bulletin
February 2010
"Purchasing Loans? Ten Warning Signs for Investors,"
Private Mortgage Finance Association
February 2010
"5 Things You Should Never Say To A Client"
Law360.com
1/29/2010
Stricter Smog Standards to Burden Municipalities and Industry
1/26/2010
Estate and Generation-Skipping Tax Repeal for 2010
1/13/2010
"Contract Clauses Offer Protection in Infringement Suits,"
Texas Lawyer, In-House Texas, Special Report on Intellectual Property
1/11/2010
Increased Governmental Scrutiny on Oil and Gas Development
1/11/2010
Establishing Bank Holding Company Insolvency: Lessons Learned from The Bank of New England Corporation Bankruptcy
Banking & Financial Services Policy Report
January 2010
Fraudulent Transfer Remedies Available to Bank Holding Company Bankruptcy Trustees After Gramm-Leach-Bliley
The Banking Law Journal
January 2010
"Chapter: Art Market"
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2010
"Inside the Minds: Emerging Applications for ADR," author of chapter: "International ADR Developments: Innovative Approaches to Resolving New Types of Disputes"
January 2010
2010: The Start of a Bumpy Recovery for CMBS,
PREA Quarterly
Winter 2010
SEC Approves Proposal Regarding Enhanced Proxy Disclosure
12/17/2009
Constructing a Bank Holding Company Insolvency Model: Part II
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
December 2009
"From Shovel Ready Projects to Sustainable Partnerships"
EnergyPulse
12/2/2009
"Controversial Uses of the "Clawback" Remedy in the Current Financial Crisis"
Texas Bar Journal
December 2009
EPA Greenhouse Gas Reporting Starts January 2010
11/16/2009
Constructing a Bank Holding Company Insolvency Model: Part I
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
November 2009
"Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen, and beyond," co-author of chapter: "Emissions Trading in the US: Legal Issues"
Oxford University Press
October 2009
"Offsetting the Invisible Hand: Flaws in the GHG Offset Regime Under the Waxman-Markey Bill"
Bloomberg Law Reports
October 2009
"The Unfaithful Servant and Spectrure of Liability for the Depository Bank"
10/8/2009
"Finding 'The One'"
Women's Council on Energy and the Environment's Webzine
10/4/2009
"12 Ways to Get Lenders to Call Back,"
Scotsman Guide
October 2009
"The Fair Labor Standards Act: Changes to Your Workforce in These Difficult Economic Times,"
Straightline
10/1/2009
"What's Keeping Managing Partners Up at Night? Five Managing Partners to Respond at PDI"
NALP Bulletin
October 2009
General Growth Properties Bankruptcy: SPE Structure Survives, but Consideration of Corporate Group Permitted
Real Estate Finance
October 2009
EPA Moving Ahead with Regulation of Greenhouse Gases
9/25/2009
"Pleading the Case for Working Together"
Peer to Peer, The Quarterly Magazine of ILTA
September 2009
Impact of the Obama Administration’s Financial Regulatory Overhaul on the Securitization Markets
9/8/2009
"Texas Legislature Passes Certificate of Title Bill Negating Effect of Clark Contracting Decision,"
LJN's Equipment Leasing Newsletter
September 2009
"FCPA Prosecution: Lessons Learned From Deferred and Non-Prosecution Agreements," (co-author)
White-Collar Crime Andrews Litigation Reporter
August 2009
Administration Unveils Over-The-Counter Derivatives Reform
8/28/2009
Round 2 of General Growth Properties Bankruptcy: Motions to Dismiss SPE Bankruptcies Denied, No Bad Faith, Corporate Group Considered
8/27/2009
Congress Pushes Forward Executive Compensation Regulation and Say on Pay Legislation
8/18/2009
"Offsetting the Invisible Hand"
The Power Marketing Association OnLine
July 2009
"Cooperative Federalism"
EnergyPulse Weekly
7/6/2009
"Cooperative Federalism"
EnergyPulse
7/6/2009
Resolution of Claims involving Medicare Beneficiaries under the MMSEA
New Reporting Requirements and Significant Penalties for Failing to Protect Medicare’s Interests
7/1/2009
“Diversity in a Downturn: Can we afford to continue to support diversity and inclusion in this economy? Can we afford not to?”
The Lonestar Administrator
July 2009
"Obama Administration Announces Financial Regulatory Overhaul"
6/24/2009
Round 1 of General Growth Properties Bankruptcy: SPE Structure Survives
6/24/2009
A New Kind of Cybersquatting
Facebook, Twitter and Online Social Media Sites
6/12/2009
Ups and Downs for Legacy CMBS: TALF Expands, but S&P Signals Downgrades
5/29/2009
"Stimulus Bill Opportunities: Solar, Efficiency and Their Convergence"
5/14/2009
"President Obama’s Proposal Regarding U.S. Federal Income Tax Deferral and Enforcement against Tax Havens"
5/5/2009
"Family and Medical Leave, Military Family Leave, and Updates to Regulations"
5/4/2009
"Clark Contracting: Texas Lien Assignees Unperfected?"
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
May 2009
"Lone Star State Wrestles with Car Loan Fate,"
American Securitization Forum
Spring 2009
Treasury Expands Opportunities for Fund Managers in the Legacy Securities Program
4/13/2009
"Is 'Microenergy' a Viable Strategy for Rural Electrification?"
Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Advisor: Energy
April 2009
How Diversity and, Especially, Inclusion Can Help Drive Employee Engagement
Straightline
4/1/2009
Treasury Announces Public-Private Investment Program
3/30/2009
"Legal Opinions in Business Transactions: Statement on ABA Principles and Guidelines," Supplement No. 4 to the Report of the Legal Opinions Committee, Co-Author,
Texas Journal of Business Law
Spring 2009
"Clark Contracting: Texas Lien Assignees Unperfected?"
3/16/2009
"Recommendation from the Trenches: Renegotiate your technology agreements now"
3/5/2009
"Tax Provisions Contained in the President’s Budget for FY2010"
2/27/2009
"Analogy by Necessity: The Filed Rate Doctrine and Judicial Review of the Agency Inaction"
Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Volume 23, Winter 2009, Issue 1
"Review of Tax Provisions in the Economic Stimulus Package"
2/26/2009
"Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009: Employers, Fasten Your Seatbelts"
2/23/2009
"The Fair Labor Standards Act: Changes to Your Workforce in These Difficult Economic Times"
2009
"Developing Diversity and Inclusion as Core Values"
Texas Bar Journal
February 2009
CMBS Counselor - Winter 2009
"Protecting Energy Projects From Political Risk by Treaty Planning: Pitfalls & Guidelines," (co-author)
American Bar Association Energy Law Journal
Winter 2009
"The Erosion of Traditional Ratemaking Through the Use of Special Rates, Riders, and Other Mechanisms"
10 Texas Tech Ad. L.J. 173
2009
"Chapter: Art Market"
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2009
"Legal Aspects of Carbon Trading: Kyoto, Copenhagen and Beyond," co-author,
Oxford University Press (forthcoming)
2009
"Modern Licensing Law" A treatise covering all aspects of information and intellectual property licensing
Thomson West
2009
"Protecting Internal Investigations from Disclosure Requires Planning"
Executive Legal Advisor
January 2009
Co-Author, "Art Market" Chapter in
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2009
"Commentary: Being Uncomfortable, Milking Goats and Making Partner"
Texas Lawyer and New York Lawyer
12/29/2008
Demystifying E-Discovery: A Practical Approach
12/17/2008
“Importance of Choice of Arbitral Seat,”
Institute for Transnational Arbitration’s News & Notes Newsletter
Fall 2008
Securities Litigation E-Alert: The SEC, Insider Trading, and Dallas Sports
11/25/2008
"Preserving Privilege When Undertaking Internal Investigations"
Texas Lawyer
11/24/2008
"The Civil, Regulatory and Criminal Responses to the Subprime Mortgage Meltdown"
Andrews Securities Litigation & Regulation Reporter
11/18/2008
"Forestalling the Green Chill"
Power Marketing Association Online
11/10/2008
"Forestalling the Green Chill,"
Power Marketing Association Online
11/10/2008
"The Civil, Regulatory and Criminal Responses to the Subprime Mortgage Meltdown"
Andrews Financial Crisis Litigation Reporter, Thomson Reuters/West
10/23/2008
"Women Worth Watching"
Profiles in Diversity Journal
October 2008
"Indecent Disclosure,"
Coal Power
Lessons From China: The Glacial Pace of Change Can Obscure Its Inevitability
Texas Lawyer
9/29/2008
Securities Litigation E-Alert: The Fifth Circuit and Loss Causation
9/26/2008
"'Manifest Disregard' after 'Hall Street': The Early Returns"
New York Law Journal
9/18/2008
"Renewable Diesel Programs Flourishing in New Price Environment"
Natural Gas & Electricity Journal
September 2008
"Fraudulent Wire Transfers: The Russian Connection"
Wire Fraud E-Alert
8/28/2008
Brazilian Update: New Accounting Standards, Reinsurance Law, Business Environment Improvement and More
Law and Business Review of the Americas, Law & Bus. Rev. Am.
Summer 2008
Protecting Your Intellectual Property
Straightline
7/1/2008
"U.S. Wind Finance: Trying to Keep Pace,"
Poster Presentation, American Wind Energy Association
June 2008
"What Minority Lawyers Can Learn From Obama"
Executive Legal Advisor (September 2008) and Texas Lawyer (June 23, 2008)
"Authenticity is Key to a Worthwhile Summer and a Fulfilling Career"
Law.com
6/19/2008
"Fiduciary Fall Out: Updates from Five Fairly Recent Texas Opinions"
6/8/2008
"In law as in life, no one ever succeeded by faking it"
The National Law Journal
6/2/2008
"Perfect Storm Warnings,"
EnergyPulse
5/13/2008
"Establishing Corporate Governance in Emerging Growth Companies,"
Best Practices for Corporate Governance and Compliance, Aspatore
2008
"For the Center to Hold,"
Power
May 2008
"Inbound U.S. M&A: Decline of the Dollar Attracts Foreign Buyers"
Financier Worldwide
May 2008
"Smoke and Mirrors"
The New York Law Journal Magazine
May 2008
"Soapbox: Federal Arbitration Act Tested"
The Deal
4/28/2008
"Unsteady Companies Must Prepare for Gathering Storm,"
Houston Business Journal
4/18/2008
"Q&A with Thomas Kline"
Art and Cultural Heritage Law Newsletter
Spring 2008
Wildcat Juliet: On the Ground in Sadr City
(Book)
2008
"What Women Lawyers Can Learn From Hillary"
Executive Legal Advisor (July/August 2008) and Texas Lawyer (March 24, 2008)
"Saving Private Renewables"
EnergyPulse
3/19/2008
"Directors' Duties Change When Company is Distressed,"
Executive Counsel
March 2008
Finding Success by Being the Authentic You
Straightline
3/1/2008
"Diversity is a Journey, not a Destination"
Texas Bar Journal
February 2008
"Drafting Agreements With a Litigator's Eye: a Practical Guide"
New York Law Journal
1/17/2008
"'This does not matter in Mexico': Mexico-U.S. Competition Law - Conflicts and Resolutions"
Houston Journal of International Law
2008
"Chapter: Art Market"
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2008
"Fraudulent Conveyances: Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York Adopts Third Circuit’s 'Public Markets' Test"
ABI Commercial Fraud Task Force Committee Newsletter
January 2008
"Navigating the Complex World of Patent Law: Business, Legal and Academic Challenges"
Inside the Minds: Patent Litigation & Dispute Resolution
2008
"Understanding The Risks of Directing an Institution in Financial Distress" (co-authored)
Chapter 5, Handbook for Directors of Financial Institutions, Edward Elgar Publishing (2008)
Brazilian Update: Securitization in Brazil, Tax Reform and International Trade Issues
Law and Business Review of the Americas, Law & Bus. Rev. Am.
Winter 2008
CMBS Counselor - Winter 2008
Co-Author, "Texas Foreclosure"
Trigild 2009 Deskbook: Guide to Receivership & Foreclosure, 1st Edition
2008
Contributing Editor,
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
Contributor/Assistant, "Art Market" Chapter in
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2008
Editorial Advisory Board,
The Journal of Structured Finance
Feature columnist,
The Power Report - Washington Viewpoint
“Options for the Nervous Investor in Venezuela: Structuring for BIT Protection and Preserving the ICSID Option,”
Oil, Gas & Energy Law/Transnational Dispute Management, Special Issue on Venezuela, Vol. 5, Issue 2
2008
"The Comeback, Kids: Gain a Recruiting Advantage By Bringing Back Departed Lawyers"
Texas Lawyer & New York Law Journal
12/24/2007
"Corporate Affiliate Liability after U.S. v. Bestfoods,"
BNA Toxics Law Reporter
December 2007
"Finding Work/Life Balance in Heels"
Embracing Diversity, ABA Newsletter
December 2007
Brazilian Update: Law and Economic Issues
Law and Business Review of the Americas, Law & Bus. Rev. Am.
Fall 2007
"Of Turnips and Tulips and Carbon,"
Power Marketing Association Online
11/30/2007
"Big Bucks v. Baby Bottles: Finding Balance in the Legal Business"
Texas Lawyer
10/22/2007
“Accounting for Uncertainty in Discounted Cash Flow Valuation of Upstream Oil and Gas Investments,”
Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law, Special Issue on Energy and Natural Resources Disputes and their Resolution, Vol. 25, No. 3; Reprinted Transnational Dispute Management, Vol. 4, Issue 6, November 2007
Fall 2007
Co-author: Managing CMBS Transactions, CREFC CMBS E-Primer
2007
"10b5-1 Plan Abuse"
Practical Steps to Detect and Prevent
LJN - The Corporate Counselor
September 2007
"More Attractive Than Wall Street?"
CEO-IQ
September 2007
"Bribery: US is Cracking Down on Payments Made Under the Table"
Houston Business Journal
8/31/2007
"Saying Goodbye to Summer Associates"
Texas Lawyer
7/23/2007
"A gust of growth propels the U.S. wind industry,"
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
July 2007
Brazilian Update: Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure, The New Procedure for Execution of Judgment & The Brazilian Growth Acceleration Plan and its Effects in the Brazilian Legal Order
Law and Business Review of the Americas, Law & Bus. Rev. Am.
Summer 2007
"Shrill With a Very Smart Suit"
LegalTimes
6/25/2007
"The Rejectability of Arbitration Clauses: Part II"
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
June 2007
“ADC v. Hungary: ICSID Tribunal’s application of unique valuation method and its impact on future BIT awards,”
Oil, Gas & Energy Law/Transnational Dispute Management, Special Issue on Compensation/Damages, Vol. 4, Issue 3
June 2007
"When Barbie Met RECs"
EnergyPulse
5/30/2007
"Clean Out the PIPEs: Concerns Over SEC Comments, Rules on Transactions"
Texas Lawyer
5/8/2007
"California Supreme Court Agrees Employees Are Entitled to More Time to Bring Wage Claims"
Employer Alert
May 2007
"Four Year Statute of Limitations Applicable to USERRA Claims May Be Reduced by Contract"
Employer Alert
May 2007
Employer Alert - May 2007
5/1/2007
Final regulations have been issued under Section 409A
4/24/2007
"Too Feminine or Not Feminine Enough?"
Texas Lawyer
4/23/2007
"2007 Corporate Scorecard"
The American Lawyer
4/3/2007
"Forward-Thinking Firms See Opportunity in Workplace Diversity"
Houston Business Journal
April 2007
"The Rejectability of Arbitration Clauses"
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
April 2007
“Structuring Energy Projects for Investment Treaty Protection,”
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Conference on International Mining and Oil and Gas Law, Development and Investment
April 2007
German State Claims a Treasure Here
The New York Sun
3/19/2007
A Conversation with Gene Locke - University of Houston Alum - 1969
University of Houston magazine website
2/22/2007
"North American Refinancing Deal of the Year 2006 - Sabine Pass:Twin tracked"
Project Finance
February 2007
CMBS Counselor - Spring 2007
"The Mission, If They Choose to Accept It: Workplace Battles for the Next Generation of Women Lawyers"
Texas Lawyer
1/22/2007
"Straight Talk on Backdating" webinar
1/10/2007
Foundation Returns Ancient Religious Icons to the Greek-Orthodox Church of Cyprus
1/10/2007
"Chapter: Art Market"
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2007
"Intellectual Property Licenses and Assignments Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code: A Brief Survey of the Nature of Property Rights Conferred and Implications Due to Reorganization"
Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal
2007
"Looking at Things from a Client's Perspective"
Deal Strategies for Venture Capital and Private Equity Lawyers
2007
"Market Definition In Antitrust: Theory and Case Studies"
ABA Section of Antitrust Law
"Museum Governance Developments: Trustees Taking Greater Responsibility"
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2007
"New Metrics for Measuring the Success of a Non-Profit RTO"
Energy Law Journal
2007
"Papering the Deal: The Basics of Term Sheets and Other Documentation in Private Equity Transactions"
VC Experts Private Equity and Venture Capital Expertise (vcexperts.com)
January 2007
"Professional Development Programs As Formidable Recruiting and Retention Tools"
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits Report
2007
"Strategic Management - How to Advance Your Professional Development Career"
The Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP) Bulletin
2007
"Texas Real Estate Lending Guide"
Texas Bankers' Association (2007)
"The Family Violence Option in Texas: Why it is failing to aid domestic violence victims on welfare and what to do about it"
Texas Journal of Women and the Law
2007
Contributor/Assistant, "Art Market" Chapter in
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2007
“Electronic Medical & Psychological Data Privacy”
Article for Texas State Bar sponsored CLE
2007
"Stock Option Scandal"
Texas Lawyer
12/25/2006
"RECs' Scriveners"
EnergyPulse
12/5/2006
"Christie's New York To Auction Picasso's Still Life"
artdaily.com
11/1/2006
"Texas Supreme Court Opens Door to Enforcement of Non-competition Covenants"
11/1/2006
"Alternative Dispute Resolution Settlements and Negotiations"
C-Level Business Intelligence
10/27/2006
"Tax Shelters and the Six Year Statute of Limitations: Trade or Business 'Gross Income' and the Disclosure Safe Harbor"
Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure, Vol. 8, No. 5
October 2006
"It Takes Two to Make a Good Marriage"
Texas Lawyer
10/23/2006
"Straight Talk About Confidentiality Provisions"
CEO-IQ
October 2006
Legal Opinion Risk Seminar Handbook
October 2006
"Wiesenthal Centre Challenges Hunt Museum on Looted Art Issues—Hunt Museum Evaluation Group Reports Response to Irish Museum Community"
Kunst und Recht
"There's a Reason It's Called the 'Practice' of Law"
Texas Lawyer
7/31/2006
"First Glance on California's 'Sue Your Boss' Bounty Hunter Act,"
ALA Leadership Exchange
July 2006
"Straight Talk About Corporate Ethics and 'Tone at the Top'"
CEO-IQ
July 2006
"Actual Conflicts v. Potential Conflicts: A Circuit-by-Circuit Analysis of the Standard for Attorney Disqualification Under Section 327"
10th Annual Corporate Reorganizations Conference
6/22/2006
Alternative Dispute Resolution Settlements and Negotiations
C-Level Business Intelligence
6/15/2006
"I’m All Verklempt!"
Presented at the UT CLE Conference on State and Federal Appeals
6/2/2006
"Decoding the Stock Option Backdating Scandal"
Corporate Counsel State Bar Section Newsletter
6/1/2006
"Law Limits Executive Compensation"
Texas Executive Legal Adviser
5/30/2006
"Spoiled or Special? The Over-Scheduled, Over-Praised Generation Goes to Work at the Firm"
Texas Lawyer
5/22/2006
"Managing Confidential Relationships in Intellectual Property Transactions: Use Restrictions, Residual Knowledge Clauses, and Trade Secrets"
The Review of Litigation, The University of Texas School of Law
5/1/2006
Considerations in Buying or Selling a Business in Texas, text for National Business Institute legal education courses
"Tax Shelters and the Six Year Statute of Limitations: 'Omission of Gross Income' and the Colony Revisited"
Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure, Vol. 8, No. 2
April 2006
"Texas Law Made This Mad Woman Sane"
Houston Law Review
Spring 2006
"Turning Off the Lights: "Going Dark" or "Going Private"
Bowne's Digest for Corporate and Securities Lawyers
April 2006
Wage and Hour Law: Answers to Everyday Questions, Calculating Overtime: Traps for the Unwary and Tips for Compliance
National Business Institute
April 2006
"Straight Talk About Records Retention"
CEO-IQ
March 2006
"Ed Cavazos Quoted on Issues Posed by GPL 3 and Open Source Licensing"
Electronic Commerce & Law Vol. 11, No. 7
2/15/2006
CMBS Counselor - Spring 2006
"Ask and You May Receive"
Texas Lawyer
1/23/2006
"Turning Off the Lights: "Going Dark" or "Going Private"
Securities Mosaic's Daily Securities News
1/3/2006
"Chapter: Art Market"
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2006
"Doing Business in States Other Than the State of Incorporation"
BNA - Corporate Practice Series ISSN 0162-5691; No. 85
2006
"Doing Business in the State of Texas"
Doing Business in States Other Than the State of Incorporation
BNA Corporate Practice Series Number 85
2006
"Is the Polluter Pays Principle All There is to Allocating Environmental Liability?"
37 BNA Environment Reporter 1870
2006
"Olympic Ideal Demolished: How Forced Evictions in China Related to the 2008 Olympic Games Are Violating International Law"
29 Hous. J. Int'l L. 155
2006
"Pros and Cons of Deferred Prosecution Agreements"
Executive Legal Adviser
January 2006
"Statement on Legal Opinions Regarding Indemnification and Exculpation Provisions Under Texas Law," Co-Author,
Texas Journal of Business Law
Winter 2006
Contributor/Assistant, "Art Market" Chapter in
Yearbook of Cultural Property Law
2006
Inside the Minds™ “Public Finance Settlements and Negotiations - Breaking Down a Diverse Field”
Aspatore Books
2006
Last Rights: Liquidating a Company (co-authored)
Oxford University Press
2006
“Becoming an Expert in the PD Profession”
The Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP) Bulletin
2006
“Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence "
Article for Texas State Bar sponsored CLE Course
2006
“Representing Professionals at Licensing Agencies”
Article for Texas State Bar sponsored CLE Course
2006
“Texas Secured Lending Guide”
Texas Bankers' Association (in 18th edition, 2013)
“Securities Law Year in Review: Hedge Your Bets”
article re: new SEC Hedge Funds rules
Texas Lawyer
12/19/2005
"409A and Option Pricing"
Andrews Kurth Corporate/Securities E-Alert
12/13/2005
"Overview of Recent Bankruptcy Code Amendments"
12/2/2005
"Joint Operating Agreement: Review of Oil and Gas Law XX" - Part II
Texas Oil and Gas Law Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 6
12/1/2005
"The Touchstone for Expert Testimony"
The Advocate - State Bar of Texas Litigation Section Report, Vol. 33
Fall 2005
"Turning Off the Lights: 'Going Dark' or 'Going Private'"
Wall Street Lawyer
12/1/2005
Third Circuit Reverses Owens Corning: Substantive Consolidation as a Shield, Not a Sword,
Real Estate Finance, Volume 22, No. 4
December 2005
"Reverse Cramdown: The Senior Creditor’s 'Tip' to The Lower Classes"
79th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges
11/2/2005
“Structuring International Operations and Deals: Tax Effective Structuring of Investments in India”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
11/1/2005
"Opting Out: Everyone Loses When Young Women Abandon the Workplace"
Texas Lawyer
10/24/2005
"From the Newsroom to the Courtroom"
Texas Tech Lawyer magazine
Fall 2005
"Joint Operating Agreements - Part 1"
Texas Oil and Gas Law Journal, Volume 19, Number 5
10/1/2005
“Picking Your Battles: A Guide to Selecting Causes of Action under Texas Law to Recover for Suitability Violations,” (Co-Author)
Journal of Texas Consumer Law
Fall 2005
"Straight Talk About Employee Blogging"
CEO-IQ
September 2005
"Joint Operating Agreement: Review of Oil and Gas Law XX"
Dallas Bar Association - Energy Law Section, Texas Oil and Gas Law Journal
8/25/2005
"Good Sports - A Level Playing Field Gives Women Equipment to Succeed"
Texas Lawyer
8/22/2005
"Overview of New Provisions on Sale of Personally Identifiable Information"
ABI Asset Sales Committee E-newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 2
7/1/2005
"Midwest ISO Energy Markets by Design"
The Electricity Journal
June 2005
"When Women Leave, Dollars Leave"
Texas Lawyer
5/23/2005
"Today's Women Lawyers Want to be Mentored. The Real Question Is, By Whom?"
Houston Lawyer
May 2005
"Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977"
4/29/2005
"Antitrust Compliance: Perspectives and Resources for Corporate Counselors"
ABA Antitrust Section
April 2005
"Salary Gap Impedes Judicial Process in Texas"
Houston Business Journal
4/1/2005
"Assessing Risks of Sharing Internal Investigations: Target firms cooperating with government risk waiving their privilege"
National Law Journal
3/21/2005
Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property
3/18/2005
“Project Finance – Current Trends and Innovative Transactional Structures in India”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
3/17/2005
Antitrust Alert
3/16/2005
"U.S. wind power: Gales of opportunity,"
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
3/1/2005
"Supreme Court Update -- Settling A Case? Call Your Tax Lawyer."
2/1/2005
"The Fruits (and Vegetables) of Your Labor"
Texas Lawyer
1/17/2005
"Chain of Fuels"
Project Finance Magazine
1/1/2005
"Contingent Notional Principal Contracts: No More Wait-and-See?"
Taxation of Financial Products
2005
"Doing Deals: The Eight Traits of Successful Negotiators"
Inside the Minds: ExecBlueprints, Aspatore Books
2005
"Polluters & Protectors: Combined Sewer System Authorities and Urban Waterway Restorations"
45 Natural Resources Journal 539
2005
"Texas Statutory Caps and Settlement Credits After House Bill 4"
46 South Texas Law Review 1217
2005
"The Essential Dos and Don'ts of Acquisition Due Diligence"
Inside the Minds: ExecBlueprints, Aspatore Books
2005
"The Legal Pitfalls of M&A Transactions"
Inside the Minds: ExecBlueprints, Aspatore Books
2005
"Wind Power and Other Renewable Energy Projects,"
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal
2005
Executive Legal Advisor, Copyright Protection and Employee E-Mail Searches
January 2005
“Enhancing Customer Service and Advancing Diversity”
APPA
2005
"Down for the Count: The SEC Regulates Hedge Funds"
Wall Street Lawyer
12/1/2004
"You've Come a Long Way, Ladies"
Texas Lawyer
11/22/2004
“Strategies for Trade and Investment in India”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
11/9/2004
MERCOSUR, NAFTA, FTAA and Its Effects in Federal Taxation of International Transactions Between the United States and Brazil: A Comparative Study
Law and Business Review of the Americas, Law & Bus. Rev. Am.
Fall 2004
Structural and Legal Issues in Commercial Mortgage Securitization Transactions,
Corporate Counsel Review
11/1/2004
"Civil False Claims & Qui Tam Actions Update,"
Page Keeton Civil Liability Conference
October 2004
Employer Alert—September 2004
9/1/2004
"Diversity and the Bottom Line: Top-Performing Companies Have More Women at the Top"
Texas Lawyer
8/23/2004
“Streamlining Compliance: Balancing Acts”
Counsel to Counsel Magazine, supplement to Corporate Legal Times
7/1/2004
"Indemnification of Directors and Officers: A Different Side to the Problem of Corporate Corruption"
Wall Street Lawyer
6/1/2004
"U.S. Citizen Can Sue Austria: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Klimt Claimant"
ArtNews
6/1/2004
Employer Alert—June 2004
6/1/2004
"To Get What You Want, Ask for It"
Texas Lawyer
5/24/2004
“Annual Report and Proxy Season Update”
Corporate Counsel; Vol. 2, No. 1
Spring 2004
"Texas Bar CLE's Practice Before the Texas Supreme Court"
Supreme Court Update Supplement
April 2004
"Lawyers for a Small Business: Why You Need Them and How to Find Them"
Houston Business Journal
3/29/2004
"The Chicken or the Egg - Insurance and Indemnification Clauses in the Same Contract"
3/29/2004
"Why Aren't More Companies Going Private?"
3/29/2004
"FERC Cases Require Knowledge of Facts and Policy"
The National Law Journal
3/15/2004
“Coalition Provisional Authority Issues Order 43 Creating the New Iraqi Dinar Banknotes”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
2/12/2004
“Coalition Provisional Authority Issues Order 45 Establishing Non-Governmental Organizations”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
2/12/2004
“Coalition Provisional Authority Issues Order 46 Amending the Iraq Foreign Investment Order 39”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
2/12/2004
“Coalition Provisional Authority Issues Order 47 Amending the Reconstruction Levy Order 38”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
2/12/2004
“Coalition Provisional Authority Issues Order 51 Suspending the Exclusive Agency Status of Iraqi State Companies for Water”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
2/12/2004
“Coalition Provisional Authority Issues Order 55 Establishing the Iraq Commission on Public Integrity Transportation”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
2/12/2004
"Cash or Charge? How to Frame Broad-Form Damage Questions after Harris County v. Smith"
56 Baylor Law Review 707
2004
"CMS vs. Argentina – The Decision of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes and its main consequences for the practice,"
Sellier (Germany) European Law Publishers
January 2004
"Taking the Lead in Professional Development in Your Firm"
American Bar Association: Best Practices in Attorney Professional Development, Heading Off and Handling Wrong Turns
2004
Chapter 16, "Unsecured Bank Credit Agreements in Commercial Contracts, Strategies for Drafting and Negotiating"
Aspen Publishing, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, New York (2001, supplemented annually through 2013)
“What Firms Can Do To Help Associates Take Responsibility For Their Careers”
The Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP) Bulletin
2004
"Cupcakes, Laundry and Tyra Banks - Relieve Stress by Stepping Away From the World"
Texas Lawyer
12/29/2003
“Rebuilding Iraq: Legal Challenges Facing Foreign Investments in the Reconstruction of Iraq”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
10/29/2003
“Adverse Government Actions Facing the Outsourcing Industries”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
10/16/2003
“Inside the Minds: The Art & Science of Antitrust Law: Leading Lawyers on Competition, Litigation and Globalization”
Aspatore, Inc.
October 2003
“Reconstruction of Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority Issues Order 39 Allowing Foreign Investments in Iraq”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
9/23/2003
"Look the Part: What to Wear, from Head to Toe"
Texas Lawyer
9/22/2003
Texas Home Equity Amendment
9/15/2003
"Rejection of Power Purchase Agreements in Bankruptcy"
9/1/2003
"U.S. Power Contracts - Who's the Boss?" FERC vs. the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
Project Finance 2003 - Power Report Supplement
September 2003
“Renewable Energy Sources in South Asia”
Natural Gas and Electricity Journal
7/9/2003
"For Women in the Profession, the Glass Is Half Full"
Texas Lawyer
6/23/2003
"Whistling in the Dark: Whistle-blower Programs Under Sarbanes-Oxley"
Wall Street Lawyer
6/2/2003
"Family Temporary Disability Insurance Is Here"
ALA Leadership Exchange
June 2003
"Staying Alive in a Scary World: Survival Strategies for the Power Industry: Techniques for troubled power companies to use in negotiating workouts with their lenders,"
Texas Lawyer
5/19/2003
“Putting Faith in Blind Trusts”
Quoted in CFO
April 2003
"Law’s Not Like the Sports World"
Texas Lawyer
3/24/2003
CMBS Counselor - February 2003
"Intellectual Property Audits Can Find Property Worth Protecting"
The Iowa Lawyer
February 2003
"Are the Model Rules of Professional Conduct Handled Differently When the Client is Elderly or Infirm?"
27 Journal of the Legal Profession 185
2003
"From Acorns to Oaks"
Corporate Lawyer
2003
"Legislating Corporate Morality: Corporate Governance Under Sarbanes-Oxley"
RR Donnelly Financial's 2003 Addendum to the SEC Handbook Covering Rules
2003
"Project Development & Finance: Environmental Permit Opinion"
Legal Opinion Letters Formbook, Jr. Aspen Publishers
2003
"Securities Regulations"
Doing Business in Texas: A Guide for Foreign Investors Doing Business in the Lone Star State, First and Second Editions
2003
"Sovereign Debt - Default and Restructuring of Debts Owed to Private Creditors,"
Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation
2003
"State Limited Liability Company and Partnership Laws"
Aspen Publishers
2003
"The Tragedy of Another Minute: IWBC Minute 308's Failure to Mend the Rio Grande River"
9 Law and Business Review of the Americas 617
2003
"Unfinished Business: Returning Looted War Assets," a Book Review by Thomas R. Kline
Public Affairs
1/1/2003
Annual Survey of Texas Law, "Construction and Surety Law"
56 SMU L. Rev. 1353
2003
Legal Opinion Letters Formbook (Supplemented to 2009)
Second Edition
Published Opinion: In re the Application of the United States for an Order Authorizing the Roving Interception of Oral Communications
349 F. 3d 1132, 9th Circuit
2003
“Addendum to the SEC Handbook – Covering SEC Rules Related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, 2003 Addendum”
RR Donnelley Financial Handbook
2003
"Unrelated Business Income Taxation of Rental Real Estate"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
2003
"Money, Promotions and Work - Life Balance"
Texas Lawyer
12/30/2002
"Navigating the Minefield of the SEC's New Ethics Reform Measures"
Wall Street Lawyer Cover Story
November 2002
"Navigating the Minefield of the SEC’s Ethics Reform Measures"
Wall Street Lawyer
11/1/2002
"The Commerce Clause as Shelter for Discrimination,"
SMU Journal of Air Law & Commerce
Fall 2002
Setting Up Disclosure Controls and Procedures
10/16/2002
"What Would a Guy Do? Biggest Impediment to Alternate Work Arrangement Is Confidence to Ask for It"
Texas Lawyer
9/23/2002
Update: Personal Loans to Officers and Directors Prohibited and Further News on Section 906 CEO/CFO Certifications
9/10/2002
"Now It's Personal: The Real Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Directors and Officers"
Wall Street Lawyer
September 2002
“Now It’s Personal: The Real Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Directors and Officers”
Wall Street Lawyer
September 2002
Revised Form 4 and the Two-Day Filing Deadline
8/30/2002
“Sarbanes-Oxley hits smaller firms in wallet”
Quoted in the Dallas Business Journal
8/30/2002
Checklist for CEO/CFO Certifications by Large Companies and Sarbanes-Oxley Certifications
8/9/2002
Personal Loans to Officers and Directors Prohibited, Further News on Section 906 CEO/CFO Certifications, and Accelerated Filing Under Section 16
8/9/2002
Update: Certification with Criminal Penalties for All Public Companies
8/9/2002
The Entity Clause in Directors and Officers Insurance
8/6/2002
"E-Alert: Derivatives—Vol. 1 Issue 1"
8/1/2002
"Environmental Case Law Update—Anything Goes"
Environmental Law Superconference
8/1/2002
"Who's In Charge? One Approach to Preparing for a Facility Emergency Response Incident when the FBI Will Be the Lead Agency"
Science and Technology Newsletter, ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources
August 2002
"Forget the Past—Women Have to Move On to Move Ahead"
Texas Lawyer
7/22/2002
"Implied Rulings Under Tex. R. App. 33.1: Don’t Bet Your Case on Them"
The Appellate Lawyer, Vol. IX, No. 1, p. 3
Summer 2002
"Preservation of Error Prior to the Charge Stage in State Court"
Second Annual Conference on Techniques for Handling Civil Appeals in State and Federal Court
6/4/2002
"Section 45D: New Markets Tax Credit"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
2002
"Most Family-owned Businesses Fail to Make Plans for Succession"
Houston Business Journal
5/31/2002
"Succession Planning for Family-owned Businesses"
5/31/2002
"Maximizing Benefit and Minimizing Liability - Workforce Alternatives"
Corporate Counsel Review
May 2002
"Stock Options - Raising Money "
Quoted in Entrepreneur
May 2002
"Delete Button Not Secure"
Fort Worth Business Press
4/12/2002
"E-Mail Can Be Legal Quagmire for Employers: Delete Button Not Secure"
Fort Worth Business Press
4/12/2002
"What We’ve Got Here Is a Failure to Communicate: Update on the Law of Lawyering"
Texas Association of Defense Counsel Spring Meeting
4/4/2002
CMBS Counselor - February 2002
“A New Take On the ‘Blind Trust’ – How executives insulate themselves from holdings that could get them into trouble”
Quoted in The Christian Science Monitor
1/14/2002
"Construction Contracting: Building Better Law with the Uniform Commercial Code"
52 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 1067
2002
"The Power of Experience"
Inside the Minds of Leading Deal Makers, Aspatore Books
2002
"The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, with Analysis - The Effect of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on Directors and Officers"
Matthew Bender Publication, ISBN 0-8205-5722-6
2002
"Trading Contracts – A Bankruptcy Overview"
Houston Chapters of the Energy Bar Association and ABA Gas and Power Marketing Section
2002
"When is an Expert's Departure From Instructions Deemed to be Material?"
Stockholm Arbitration Report
2002
Adjusting to the Down-Cycle: Insurance and Loan Surveillance Issues Take Center Stage
CMBS Counselor Newsletter
1/1/2002
Annual Survey of Texas Law, “Construction and Surety Law,”
55 SMU L. Rev. 775
2002
Texas Practice Guide Creditors Rights
Vols. 1 and 2 (West Publishing)
2002
“The importance of obtaining opinion of counsel in patent infringement dispute”
2002
"E-Commerce: A Sticky Legal Arena"
12/31/2001
"Get In With the In Crowd—Ensure Your Survival at the Firm Despite the Slower Market"
Texas Lawyer
12/31/2001
"Discovery and Evidentiary Preservation of Error: A Panel Discussion"
Fourteenth Annual Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course, State Bar of Texas
Fall 2001
"United States v. Dickerson: Uncovering Miranda's Once Hidden and Esoteric Constitutionality"
38 Hous. L. Rev. 1343
Fall 2001
"The Report of my Death Was an Exaggeration: ERISA Preemption and Related Issues in Welfare Plan Litigation"
Second National Legal Forum for Healthcare Attorneys and Corporate Counsel in Managed Care Organizations
11/1/2001
"With Change in Economy Comes Change in Dress"
Texas Lawyer
10/22/2001
"Buying Power—A Guide to the Competitive Electricity Market in Texas"
Texas Business Review
10/1/2001
"The Care and Feeding of Attorneys: An Environmental Engineer's Guide to Working with Lawyers"
Environmental Engineer
10/1/2001
"The Investment Role of International Development Institutions"
Journal of International Banking Regulation
10/1/2001
"What We've Got Here Is a Failure to Communicate: Update on the Law of Lawyering"
Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course
9/20/2001
"A Guide to Life After Law School—Don't Wring Your Hands Too Much"
Texas Lawyer
9/3/2001
"Can Practitioners and the Courts Work in Tandem?"
Butterworth's Journal of International Banking and Financial Law
9/1/2001
"State of the Art: An Analysis of Portfolio Power Project Financing,"
Project Finance Magazine - Power Report Supplement
9/1/2001
"Steps to Take During the IPO Registration Period"
IPO Journal Trends and Techniques for the IPO Professional
September 2001
“Insider Trading: The Rules Have Changed”
Orange County Business Journal
7/16/2001
"Attention Choice of Law Litigants: The Evidentiary Rules of the Foreign Law Game Have Changed"
The Appellate Advocate
7/8/2001
"Crisis management: an outline of the legislative moves toward a solution to Brazil`s energy crisis"
Project Finance - Latin American Report
7/3/2001
"If You Build It, They Will Come—Growing Your Practice in Good Times and Bad"
Texas Lawyer
7/2/2001
"Let's Play Follow the Leader—Hiring and Retaining Women at Firms Should Be a Priority"
Texas Lawyer
7/2/2001
"Missing Link(s): Protecting Public Image and Corporate Profits in Cyberspace"
38 Hous. L. Rev. 651
Summer 2001
"Partnership Reimbursement of Preformation Expenses: Tax-Free Cash"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
2001
"Rules Summer Associates Should Live By"
Texas Lawyer
5/14/2001
Flash Report—May 2001
5/1/2001
“Option Exchange Programs: Practical Considerations in Implementing Programs After the SEC’s Exemptive Order”
M&A Lawyer
May 2001
“Put Up or Shut Up – To Comply with Reg FD, corporate officers are starting to put company news on the Web. Hijinks ensue”
Quoted in eCFO
Spring 2001
“Days Slip By Under Variety of Statutes: An Employer Faced with a Disabled or Injured Employee Needs to Consider Myriad Overlapping Regulations and Laws”
National Law Journal
4/23/2001
Published Opinion: Best Intern., U.S.A. v. Tucker and Clark
NO. CIV. 399CV1556BC, 2001 WL 406207
4/19/2001
"Double Duty: Motherhood and Lawyerhood"
Texas Lawyer
4/2/2001
"Eleventh Circuit Holds that Regulations Prohibiting the Sale of Religious Literature at Miami International Airport are Unconstitutional,"
SMU Journal of Air Law & Commerce
Spring 2001
"Legal Opinions as to Securities and Other Investment Property," Supplement No. 2 to the Report of the Legal Opinions Committee, Co-Author,
Texas Journal of Business Law
Spring 2001
"Nationwide Overview of Transportation Conformity Lawsuits,"
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
April 2001
What's Up—Docs? Re-Imagining CMBS Document Automation
3/13/2001
CMBS Counselor - February 2001
"New Women and Minority Partners Unite"
Texas Lawyer
1/29/2001
“Oops! It's Regulation FD”
Quoted in PR Week
1/8/2001
"Sale of Restricted Stocks: The Law and The Rules,"
Securities Arbitration
2001
"Women Boost the Profession and the Bottom Line"
Texas Lawyer
1/1/2001
Chapter 26, "Non-Public Debt Financing in Transactional Lawyer's Deskbook, Advising Business Entities"
West Publishing Company (2001, supplemented annually through 2013)
Hart-Scott-Rodino Act
1/1/2001
“Software Patents, Procuring and Enforcing”
Patent Resources Group
2001
"Handling the Monster Appeal"
Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section
12/12/2000
Handling the Monster Appeal"
Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section
12/12/2000
“SEC Solution Takes Edge Away from Analysts”
Quoted in Austin Business Journal
11/24/2000
"Creating the Ultimate Board in the Sarbanes-Oxley/Post-Enron Era"
Securities Regulatory Update
11/12/2000
"IRC Section 1031 and Real Estate: Tenants In Common and Dissentient Partners"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
11/1/2000
"Understanding Restrictions on Competition"
10/31/2000
"Don't Take the Wave of Prosperity for Granted"
Texas Lawyer
10/16/2000
"Closing the Loop: Leadership in the Legal Community Through Court-Mandated Recycled Paper Usage,"
D.C. Bar Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Section
October 2000
" 'Survivor' Lessons for Young Women Lawyers; Your Skills, Not Your Smile, Lead to Success at the Firm"
Texas Lawyer
9/11/2000
"Do It or Lose It: What's New in Pretrial, Charge, and Postverdict Preservation of Error"
Fourteenth Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, State Bar of Texas
September 2000
“New SEC Disclosure Rule Could Hinder Giants, Help the Small”
Quoted in Best Insurance News
8/17/2000
"IRC Section 1031: Hither and Yon"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
2000
“Legal Recourse”
Quoted in the Dallas Morning News
6/28/2000
“Protection of Trade Secrets is Vital in High-Tech Firms”
Houston Business Journal
6/23/2000
"Establishing Liability Under CERCLA: The Causal Nexus and the Alternative Liability Theory"
ABA Brown Bag Series
6/5/2000
"Fake It Till You Make It—It's Important to Dress for Success, Even During the Age of 'Business Casual' "
Texas Lawyer
6/5/2000
“Confidentiality Problems Arise During Acquisition Process”
Houston Business Journal
5/26/2000
“High-Tech Start-Ups Present Company Valuation Challenges”
Houston Business Journal
5/12/2000
"Vote Mom: Juggling Motherhood and Work Takes Effort"
Texas Lawyer
5/1/2000
"The New York State Law Initiative"
4/12/2000
"Burrow v. Arce: Too Much Ado About Nothing?"
52:2 Baylor Law Review 488
April 2000
"The SEC and Your Pre-IPO Venture Capital Financing"
Venture Capital Journal
April 2000
"Panel-Style Mentoring"
Texas Lawyer
3/6/2000
"Non-Tax Legal Issues Associated with the Placement of Wireless Communications Equipment on Church Property"
Quarterly Legal Update—General Council on Finance & Administration of the United Methodist Church
3/1/2000
CMBS Counselor - February 2000
CMBS Market Drives Changes in Loan Info Methods; Spotting REMIC Problems in Loan Originations; Cautionary Tales from the B-Piece Front; Adapting Tenancy-in-Common Structures to SPE Requirements
“Understanding Restrictions on Competition”
Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton, L.L.P.
February 2000
"Set Your Professional Boundaries"
Texas Lawyer
1/31/2000
Adapting Tenancy-in-Common Structures to SPE Requirements
1/31/2000
"A Preliminary Analysis of Certain Default Rules in the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act"
81-426 PLI Intell. Prop. Practice Course Handbook Series No. 600
2000
"Component-less Design of Recovery and Allocation Systems: A Functionality-Based Clustering Approach"
24 Computers & Chemical Engineering 2081-91
2000
"Protecting Regional Transportation Projects Against Clean Air Attacks,"
Development Magazine
Winter 2000
"Rekindling an Old Flame: The Supreme Court Revives Its 'Love Affair With Environmental Litigation,' in Friends of the Earth v. Laidlaw Environmental Services"
37 Hou. L. Rev. 955
2000
"Software Patents Procuring and Enforcing"
Patent Resources Group (2000-2014 editions)
"Taking Race Out of the Equation: Transracial Adoption in 2000"
53 SMU L. Rev. 1599
2000
"U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Policy: From the Beginning to the Millennium"
19 SETAC Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 781
2000
“Texas Practice Guide: Financial Transactions”
Volumes 2 and 3, Thomson Reuters (updated annually since 2000)
"Resolving Stolen Art Theft Claims"
Congress Monthly
12/31/1999
"Dictionary of Mexican Legal Terminology,"
Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City, Mexico
December 1999
"Proving Entitlement to Preliminary Injunctions Against Franchisees"
ABA Franchise Law Journal
Fall 1999
"So You Just Passed the Bar: A New Lawyer's Guide to Life in the Profession"
Texas Lawyer
11/15/1999
"Unrelated Business Taxable Income from Rental of Real Estate: Parking Issues"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
1999
"How I Spent My Weekend in the Mountains (Or, How Single Dads Can Save the Legal Profession)"
Texas Lawyer
10/25/1999
"E-mails, Computers and the Courthouse"
Highlights Houston Association of Legal Secretaries
9/27/1999
"Legal Regals"
Texas Lawyer
9/27/1999
"Title IX and 'She' Doctors"
Texas Lawyer
9/27/1999
"Bond Defaults: Critical Issues & Strategies"
The Oil and Gas Industry Bankruptcy and Workouts Forum
9/23/1999
"Deregulation of the Gas & Electric Industries & The `State - Action` Doctrine"
9/23/1999
"Underground Natural Gas Storage: A Survey of Issues from the Landowner’s Perspective," presented to the
American Association of Mineral Owners
9/2/1999
"Chinese Intellectual Property Law and Practice"
"The United States International Trade Commission and the Federal Court System as Fora for Challenging Unfair Chinese Intellectual Property Trade Activities”
Kluwer Law International
9/1/1999
"Affirmative Action: Crafting a Challenge Proof Program"
American City and County
8/1/1999
"D.C. Court Strikes EPA Ozone Rules,"
The National Law Journal
8/1/1999
"Incorporating a Partnership to Form a Real Estate Investment Trust"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
1999
"Beyond Diplomacy: Protecting the Cultural Heritage of Cyprus"
7/28/1999
"D.C. Circuit Strikes Down Ozone and Particulate Matter Rules,"
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
July 1999
"Franchise Update"
SMU Law Review
Summer 1999
“SEC's Push for Plain English Strains Deals”
Quoted in the Dallas Morning News
6/13/1999
"Creating a Brave New World"
Texas Lawyer
5/31/1999
"Life, Family and the Pursuit of Partnership"
Texas Lawyer
5/31/1999
"Quality, Not Quantity"
Texas Lawyer
5/31/1999
"The Secret of My Success"
Texas Lawyer
5/31/1999
Intricate Ingredients: Counsel's Recipe for Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities,
Texas Lawyer
5/31/1999
"Forms of Proof in Non-Trial Proceedings"
Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course, State Bar of Texas
Spring 1999
"The FCC as Creditor: Attempts to Legislate Out of the Bankruptcy Court"
PricewaterhouseCoopers Business Recovery Symposium
February 1999
"The Daddy Trap"
Texas Lawyer
1/18/1999
"Betting No End to Internet Gambling"
4 J. Tech. L. & Pol`y 2
1999
"Separate But Not Sovereign: Reconciling Federal Commandeering of State Courts"
Vanderbilt Law Review
1999
"Techno-Economic Feasibility and Flowsheet Synthesis of Scrap Tire/Waste Plastic Liquefaction"
31 J. Elastomer & Plastic 232-54
1999
"The Plain Meaning Rule"
Matthew Bender
1999
"Time and Assent in the Formation of Information Contracts: An Essay on the Mischief of Applying Article 2 Inspired Contract Law to Information Contracts"
Houston Law Review
1999
Is Tort Law Indifferent to Moral Luck?
78 Texas Law Review 467
1999
Survey - Evidence: Attorney-Client Privilege & Work Product Doctrine
76 DENV. U.L. REV. 825
1999
“Apolipoprotein B stimulates formation of monocytemacrophage surface-connected compartments and mediates uptake of low density lipoprotein-derived liposomes into these compartments”
J. Biol. Chem.
1999
“Texas Problem Loan Guide”
Texas Bankers’ Association (in 2nd edition, 2009)
"Is Mentoring All It's Cracked Up to Be?"
Texas Lawyer
11/16/1998
“Midnight Stole My Impala, So I Shot Him”; Handguns and Personal Defense in Louisiana
73 Tulane Law Review 331
November 1998
"Making Part-Time Work Work"
Texas Lawyer
10/19/1998
"Article 2B Offers Jurisprudence for All Forms"
National Law Journal
9/21/1998
"A Role Model We Can Live Without"
Texas Lawyer
9/14/1998
"A Threat to Working Women Everywhere?"
Texas Lawyer
8/17/1998
"Powers of Attorney in Mexico: Guidelines and Strategies,"
Mexican Law: A Treatise for Legal Practitioners and International Investors
August 1998
"Hazards of Being a Female Flier"
Texas Lawyer
7/13/1998
"Contracting in Cyberspace"
SMU Computer Law Journal
Summer 1998
"Making Yourself Presentable"
Texas Lawyer
6/15/1998
"Recent Developments in the Recovery of Old Master Drawings from Bremen"
The Spoils of War International Newsletter
6/1/1998
"Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997: Provisions Affecting Real Estate Investment Trusts"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
1998
"Equipment Leasing Issues in Bankruptcy"
New York Law Journal
5/21/1998
"Watch Your Language"
Texas Lawyer
5/18/1998
"The IRA Provisions of the 1997 Tax Act"
Tax Advisor
May 1998
“Equity Incentive Programs”
Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton, L.L.P.
May 1998
"Are Women Really "Bitchy" Bosses?"
Texas Lawyer
3/16/1998
"Beyond the Links"
Texas Lawyer
3/16/1998
"United States v. Branch: Standard of Evidence Sufficient to Require a Self-Defense Instruction,"
72 Tulane Law Review 1461
March 1998
"Straddling the Work/Life Divide"
Texas Lawyer
2/16/1998
"Making Partner...Perhaps"
Texas Lawyer
1/19/1998
"Dividend Reinvestment Plans and Direct Purchase Plans for Real Estate Investment Trusts"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
1998
"Fraud: The Longest Arm of the Law"
United States Litigation Yearbook
1998
"Guide to Roth IRAs and Estate Planning"
Tax Advisor Direct
1998
"The Application of Section 1001 Debt Modification Rules to Commercial Real Estate Loans"
The Real Estate Digest
1998
"The Potential Liabilities Faced by In-House Counsel"
7 U. Miami Bus. L. Rev. 1
1998
"The Recovery of Stolen Art Sold in the United States from a Neutral Country"
American University International Law Review
1998
Published Opinion: Migis v. Pearle Vision, Inc.
135 F. 3d 1041, 5th Circuit
1998
“Maximizing Estate Value Through Effective Economic Litigation Analysis” (co-authored)
Norton’s 1998 Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law at 21, The West Group (1998)
“Section 337 Proceedings”
Chinese Intellectual Property Law
1998
“Texas Practice Guide: Creditors’ Rights” (co-authored)
Thomson Reuters (updated annually since 1998)
“Texas Premises Liability Jury Definitions, Instructions, and Questions for Criminal Actor Cases – A Pattern to Ease the Madness?”
17 Rev. Litig. 259
1998
"Legal Issues Relating to the Recovery of the Quedlinburg Treasures"
The Spoils of War
12/31/1997
"The Russian Bill to Nationalize Trophy Art: An American Perspective"
The Spoils of War International Newsletter
12/31/1997
In Re Kingston Square Associates: Questioning Independent Director Provisions
11/30/1997
"Investing in Texas Real Property—Choice of Entity"
The Real Estate Tax Digest
1997
"Time to Spend, Not Save"
Financial Planning
September 1997
Securitization in Argentina and Chile, Securitization: a Global Guide, a Supplement to Asia Law
Euromoney publication
September 1997
"Accelerated Appeals"
Seminar on the 1997 Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure, State Bar of Texas
July 1997
"Brownfields in the Commercial Context: The Federal Perspective"
Environmental Law Institute: An Advanced Course Covering Emerging Issues and Trends
2/14/1997
"Comment: The Case Against Affirmative Action in the Admissions Process"
58 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 991
1997
"A General Review of Fiduciary Liability and Litigation Management"
12/31/1996
"Recovering Wartime Losses and Other Stolen Art and Cultural Property Found in the United States"
The Spoils of War International Newsletter
12/1/1996
"Primer on Debtor Direct Payments in Chapter 12 Cases"
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
1996
“Lenders Beware: You May be a Trustee for the State of Texas!”
The Secured Lender
November 1996
"Integrity Tests: Do They Have Any Integrity?"
Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
Fall 1996
"Factual and Legal Sufficiency in the Texas Supreme Court: A Debate"
Tenth Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, State Bar of Texas
9/11/1996
“Space for Rent: The International Telecommunications Unim, Space Law and Orbit/Spectrum Leasing”
Journal of Air Law and Commerce; Vol. 62, No. 1
September 1996
"Report of the User-Friendly Courts Committee"
The Appellate Advocate
August 1996
"Accident Prone - Keeping Companies Out of Harm's Way,"
Business Mexico
July 1996
“FERC's Illusive Late-Intervention Policy"
Natural Gas
April 1996
"Judgments and Post-Verdict Motions in State Court: Protecting the Victory and Salvaging the Loss"
Appellate Practice Institute, Houston Bar Association and HBA Appellate Practice Section
1/19/1996
"Thermodynamic Analysis of Trinitrotoluene Biodegradation and Mineralization Pathways"
50 Biotechnology & Bioengineering 198-205
1996
“Antitrust, Fifth Circuit Survey"
Texas Tech Law Review
1996
“High density lipoproteins fail to completely solubilize cholesterol-rich liposomes from human atherosclerotic lesions”
J. Lipid Res.
1996
“Planning for Interoperability: A Standard Issue”
The Greater Washington Board of Trade News
1996
“The Current Status of the Prudent Operator Standard in Texas”
State Bar of Texas
1996
“The role of lipoproteins in the transport and uptake of cyclosporine and dihydro-tacrolimus into HepG2 and Jurkat cell lines”
Clin. Biochem.
1996
“Walking the High Wire: Practical Possibilities for Regulatory Responses to the Electromagnetic Field Quandary”
15 Rev. Litig. 141
1996
"US Court Orders Return of Drawings Stolen After World War II to Kunsthalle Bremen"
The Spoils of War International Newsletter
11/5/1995
"Post-Verdict Motions in State Court: The Last Chance for Preservation of Error in the Trial Court"
Ninth Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, State Bar of Texas
9/14/1995
"Comments on Proposed Financial Asset Securitization Investment Trust (FASIT) Legislation (H.R. 1967) "
Submitted by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation; Reprinted in 95 TNT 167-14, Doc. 95-8108 (August 15, 1995)
7/27/1995
"The ADA and FMLA - Are Company Attendance Policies in Jeopardy?"
Texas Lawyer
7/21/1995
"Environmental Claims in Bankruptcy: An Overview"
112 Banking Law Journal 124
February 1995
"Acquisition Techniques for Distressed Hotels in New Capital Markets"
Houston Real Estate Lawyers Council
1995
"Licensing Law Update"
Journal of Proprietary Rights
1995
"Missing the IDEA: New York's Segregated Special Education System"
4 J.L. & POLY 239
1995
"Recent Developments in Energy Resources Law"
Tort & Insurance Law Journal
1995
"Rights in Information: Conversion and Misappropriation Causes of Action in Intellectual Property Cases"
Houston Law Review
1995
"Special Forms of Holding Real Estate in Federal Taxes Affecting Real Estate"
1995
"Technical Requirements for Recycling Radioactive Materials"
Vols 1-6, U.S. EPA
1995
"Texas Limited Partnerships"
Texas Transaction Guide, Matthew Bender and Company
1995
Commercial Mortgage Securitization,
International Asset Securitisation, Lloyds of London Press
1995
Published Opinion: In the Matter of the Estate of James B. McGrew
906 S.W. 2d 53, Tex. App. Tyler
1995
“Conflicts in Wetlands Regulation: Do We Have a Resolution?”
The 12th R. Marlin Smith Student Writing Contest, American Planning Association, American Bar Association
1995
“Glycosphingolipid accumulation in the aortic wall is another feature of human atherosclerosis”
Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
1995
“Straddling the Wire: Electromagnetic Fields and Personal Injury Suits”
14 Rev. Litig. 545
1995
"Legal Opinions on Usury," Supplement No. 1 to the Report of the Legal Opinions Committee, Co-Author,
Bulletin of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
December 1994
"Property in the Fifth Amendment: A Quest for Common Ground in the Maze of Regulatory Takings"
Vanderbilt Law Review
October 1994
"Inadvertent Jury Trial Waiver"
New York Law Journal
6/27/1994
"Post-Trial Preservation of Error in State Court"
Fourth Annual Conference on Techniques for Handling Civil Appeals in State and Federal Court
6/16/1994
“Audit Committees: Duties & Responsibilities”
Mayer, Brown & Platt
June 1994
“New Expectations: Compensation Committees in the 1990`s”
Mayer, Brown & Platt
June 1994
"Handling the Monster Appeal"
Advanced Civil Trial Short Course, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
4/28/1994
The Supreme Court of Texas Refuses to Adopt the Loss of Chance Doctrine: Kramer v. Lewisville Memorial Hospital
858 S.W.2d 397 (Tex. 1993), 35 S. Tex. L. Rev. 365
April 1994
"Treading the Mine Field: Suing and Defending Non-Residents in Texas State Courts"
46 Baylor L. Rev. 581
1/4/1994
"The Accommodation Doctrine: Its Current Status and the Future Application"
Matthew Bender
1994
The Rating of Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities,
Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co.
1994
“Development of unesterified cholesterol-rich lipid particles in atherosclerotic lesions of WHHL and cholesterol-fed NZW rabbits”
J. Lipid
1994
“Power Line Electromagnetic Fields Controversy: How to Cope with Scientific Uncertainty?”
The 1994 Roscoe Hogan Environmental Law Essay Contest
1994
“Personal Liability of Officers, Directors and Employees for State Tax Collections”
The Houston Lawyer
July 1993
"Unbundling Gathering Services: Which FERC Forum is Appropriate?"
Natural Gas
March 1993
"Merchantability and Used Goods: Do You Really Get What You Pay For?"
45 Baylor L. Rev. 665
1/5/1993
"Attorney-Client Conflicts of Interest and Disqualification of Counsel in Texas Litigation"
Texas Tech Law Review
1993
"Important Developments Report of the Committee of Financial Transactions of the ABA Section of Taxation"
The Tax Lawyer
1993
"Regulatory Compliance and Litigation Impacts for Pipelines"
Annual Oil & Gas Program, Railroad Commission of Texas
1993
"Recent Developments Affecting Wills, Trusts and Probate"
June 1992
"Report of the Legal Opinion Committee Regarding Legal Opinions in Business Transactions"
Bulletin of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Volume 29, Nos. 2 and 3
June 1992
"Annual Survey of Texas Oil, Gas and Mineral Law"
SMU Law Journal
1992
"Attempting to Transfer Venue Based on Local Religious Bias"
The Trial Lawyers Guide, Vol. 36, No. 2
1992
"Evidentiary Issues in Probate Litigation"
January 1992
"Important Developments Report of the Committee of Financial Transactions of the ABA Section of Taxation"
The Tax Lawyer
1992
"Negotiating with Financially Troubled Landlords"
Real Estate Law Seminar
1992
"Overview"
Environmental Law Anthology
1992
"Report Regarding Reporting Issues Relating to Tax Accounting for Discount and Premium on Investments in Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates by Regulated Investment Companies and Other Investors and Proposed Revenue Ruling"
Submitted by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation
1992
“Hydrolysis of cholesteryl ester in low density lipoprotein converts this lipoprotein to a liposome”
J. Biol. Chem.
1992
"Advising Clients on the Distinction of Documents Prepared and Used to Formulate Discovery Responses: Perils and Pitfalls"
The Review of Litigation, The University of Texas School of Law
Fall 1991
"Justice Delayed is Justice Denied: An Analysis of FERC's Extensive Use of Tolling Orders Under the Natural Gas Act"
The Natural Gas Lawyer's Journal
September 1991
"Securities Trading by Bondholders--Restrictions on Trading by Pre-Petition Steering Committee Members and 'Chinese Walls'",
High Yield Bonds, Practising Law Institute
September 1991
"Settlement of Contested Transportation Rate Cases at FERC: Should the Squeaky Wheel be Greased?"
Energy Law Journal
1991
"Jilani v. Jilani: The Erosion of the Parental Tort Immunity Doctrine in Texas"
Houston Law Review
May 1991
"Maximizing Credit Recoveries from Troubled Bank Loans"
IIR
1991
"Special Report on the Remedies Opinion"
TriBar Opinion Committee
1991
"Third-Party Legal Opinion Report", including the Silverado Legal Opinion Accord
Editorial Review Group, ABA Business Law Section
1991
Contributor,
Labor and Employment in New York
1991
“In vitro solubilization of aortic unesterified cholesterol-rich lipid particles by high density lipoproteins”
Clin. Chem.
1991
"Legislative Proposal to Expand the REMIC Provisions (Sections 860A through 860G) of the Code to Include Non-Mortgage Assets"
Submitted by the American Bar Association Section of Taxation; reprinted in Tax Analysts Daily Tax Highlights and Documents, 12/4/90, at 1981-2016
10/9/1990
"The Enforceability of Letters of Intent: Did We Make a Deal?"
Structuring the Negotiated Acquisition of a Business
7/26/1990
"An Analysis of the Rules Governing Partnership Allocations Section 704(b), 704(c) and 752"
Practicing Law Institute
1990
"Troubled Real Estate - Strategies and Tactics of Today’s Workouts and Bankruptcies"
WG&L
1990
“Characterization of two unique cholesterol-rich lipid particles isolated from human atherosclerotic lesions”
Amer. J. Pathol.
1990
“Development of unesterified cholesterol-rich lipid particles in atherosclerotic lesions of cholesterol-fed rabbits”
Amer. J. Physiol.
1990
“Managing Natural Resource Damage Assessment”
Oil Spills: Management and Legislative Implications, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, pp. 383-395
1990
"Bad Faith Bankruptcies"
The Houston Lawyer
September 1989
"Products Liability Negligence Presumed: An Evolution"
Texas Law Review
1989
Bankruptcy Remote Finance Subsidiaries: The Substantive Consolidation Issue,
44 Business Lawyer 1223
1989
“Characterization of extracellular cholesterol-rich particles in human atherosclerotic lesions”
Fed. Proc.
1989
“Possible mechanism of platelet-mediated cholesterol accumulation”
Fed. Proc.
1989
"Enterprise Liability in Private Civil RICO Actions,"
45 Washington & Lee Law Review 1447
Fall 1988
"Vancouver Womens Health Collective Society v. A.H. Robins Co.: Providing Adequate Notice to Foreigners in a 'Mass Tort' Bankruptcy Proceeding,"
45 Washington & Lee Law Review 691
Spring 1988
"Karl Llewellyn and the Intellectual Foundations of Enterprise Liability Theory"
Yale Law Journal
1988
"The Timbers Decision Revisited"
2 Distressed Business and Real Estate Newsletter, No. 4
1988
Bohannon's New Mexico Environmental Law Handbook
Butterworths Legal Publishers
1988
“Accumulation of unesterified cholesterol-rich multilamellar liposomes in human type C Niemann-Pick disease fibroblasts: A defective response to low density lipoprotein uptake”
8th International Symposium on Atherosclerosis
1988
“Biochemical and ultrastructural characterization of cholesterol-containing particles released from activated rat and human platelets”
8th International Symposium on Atherosclerosis
1988
“Biochemical and ultrastructural characterization of cholesterol-phospholipid-containing particles released from activated platelets”
Arteriosclerosis
1988
“Characterization of two novel types of cholesterol-rich lipid particles isolated from human atherosclerotic lesions”
Arteriosclerosis
1988
“Isolation and characterization of cholesterol-containing particles released from thrombin activated rat and human blood platelets”
Lab. Invest.
1988
“Structural change of human LDL accompanying hydrolysis of cholesterol ester”
Fed. Proc.
1988
“Unesterified cholesterol-rich lipid particles in atherosclerotic lesions of human and rabbit aortas”
Amer. J. Pathol.
1988
“Unesterified cholesterol-rich lipid particles in human atherosclerotic lesions”
8th International Symposium on Atherosclerosis
1988
"Superfund and the Banking Industry"
Texas Bar Journal
December 1987
"Receipt of a Partnership Interest for Services: A Controversy That Will Not Die"
Taxes - The Tax Magazine 40th Annual Federal Tax Conference
October 1987
"Texas Torts and Remedies"
Defenses in Product Liability Actions, Matthew Bender, updated by MB each year
1987
"Texas Torts and Remedies"
General Principles of Product Liability, Matthew Bender, updated by MB each year
1987
“Isolation and characterization of cholesterol-containing particles released from thrombin-activated human blood platelets”
Fed. Proc.
1987
“Structure of human LDL after degradation of apoB and hydrolysis of cholesterol ester”
Arteriosclerosis
1987
“Unesterified cholesterol-rich lipid particles in atherosclerotic lesions of human and rabbit aortas”
Fed. Proc.
1987
“Hepatocellular triglyceride synthesis and transfer to lipid droplets and nascent very-low-density lipoproteins”
J. Lipid Res.
1986
“Unesterified cholesterol-rich lipid particles in aortas of cholesterol-rich lipid particles in aortas of cholesterol-fed rabbits and rats”
Vith International Washington Spring Symposium “Cardiovascular Disease ’86”
1986
"The Evolving Role of Bankruptcy Judges Under the Bankruptcy Code"
55 Bklyn Law Rev. 555
Spring 1985
"Preservation of Indemnity Rights Among Strictly Liable Tortfeasors"
48 Texas Bar Journal 286
1985
“Contribution of fatty acid and sterol synthesis to triglyceride and cholesterol secretion by the perfused rat liver in genetic hyperlipemia and obesity”
J. Biol. Chem.
1985
“Deposition of triglyceride in distinct hepatocellular compartments”
Fed. Proc.
1985
“Regulation of hepatic triglyceride storage and secretion”
Ph.D. Dissertation
1985
"Treating Colds and Flu the Chinese Way"
Journal of Oklahoma State Medical Association
October 1984
"Comparative Causation, Contribution and Indemnity in Texas"
4 Review of Litigation 1
1984
“The Patentability of Computer-Related Inventions as Seen Through the Eyes of the Courts and the Patent and Trademark Office”
Computer Law Reporter
1984
"Division Orders - A Primer"
Matthew Bender
1983
"Libel Law - New Mexico Adopts an Ordinary Negligence Standard for Defamation of a Private Figure: Marchiondo v. Brown"
New Mexico Law Review
1983
"Libel Law - New Mexico Adopts an Ordinary Negligence Standard for Defamation of a Private Figure: Marchiondo v. Brown"
New Mexico Law Review
1983
"The Myths of the Creation of Mankind"
Journal of Asian Culture
1983
“The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: A One-Year Review of Its Interaction with Other Federal Courts”
Selected Legal Papers, American Patent Law Association
1983
"Ascertaining Undefined State Law Under the Erie Doctrine: Factors Etc., Inc. v. Pro Arts, Inc."
Boston University Law Review
1982
“The New Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: Its Patent Law Legacy From the Court of Claims”
American Patent Law Association Quarterly Journal
1982
"The ABCs of Learning English"
China Daily
7/24/1981
"Exxon Corporation v. Middleton: Some Answers But Additional Confusion in the Volatile Area of Market Gas Royalty Litigation"
13 St. Mary’s Law Journal 1
1981
“Passing-On Revived: An Antitrust Dilemma"
Baylor Law Review
1980
“The Antitrust Implications of Airline Deregulation"
Journal of Air Law & Commerce
1980
“Deceptive and Unfair Acts Under the Federal Antitrust Laws”
Texas Bar Journal
1979
“Isolation and partial characterization of restriction endonucleases from Xanthomonas Oryzae”
M.S. Thesis
1979
"A Topic of Interest: An Analysis of the Status of the Usury Law of Texas"
19 South Texas Law Journal, 525
December 1978
"The Protection of Individual Choice: A Consistent Understanding of Religion Under the First Amendment" (co-authored)
The University of Chicago Law Review
1978
“Protecting the Privacy of the Absent Patient: Rudnick v. Superior Court”
27 Hastings Law Journal 99
1976
Case Note - "Texas Law Review Income Tax - Section 102, Jensen v. United States"
511 F.2d 265 5th Cir., 53 Texas Law Review 1528
1975
“Antitrust: Standing and Passing On"
Baylor Law Review
1974
“Collateral Estoppel – Blonder-Tongue Laboratories, Inc. v. University of Illinois Foundation”
Georgetown Law Journal
1972
Editor in Chief, Working Group on Legal Opinions Fall and Spring Seminar Handbooks (2006-present)
"Corporate Initiatives: Product Lifecycles, Disclosure and Reporting"
"Gambling on Seaman Status: The Plight of Riverboat Casino Employees in Light of Amended State Gaming Statutes"
Tulane Maritime Law Journal, Volume 29:1
"Liberalism and Religion in Political Philosophy and American Constitutional Law"
"Otto Candies, L.L.C. v. Nippon Kaiji Kyojai Corp.: Further Extending Negligent Misrepresentation to Protect Third-Party Buyers that Rely on Erroneous Certificates Issued by Vessel Classification Societies"
Tulane Maritime Law Journal, Volume 28:2
"Securities Litigations after the 1995 Reform Act"
CLE seminar for in-house counsel
"Viewing Clients as Partners"
The Innovative Lawyer
Federal Litigation Guide
Matthew Bender (3 volume series)
Various Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel, US Department of Justice
Various Opinions of the Solicitor, US Department of the Interior
Winding Your Way Through the Texas Oilfield Anti-Indemnity Statute, the Fair Notice Requirements and Other Indemnity Related Issues
South Texas Law Review, Volume 37, Page 161
11/30/-0001
“Effective Opening Statements for the 21st Century”
Article and presentation for Texas State Bar sponsored CLE
“Pitfalls in Settlement Documents"
Article for Texas State Bar sponsored CLE: Advanced Personal Injury Law Course
“Settlement Credits after House Bill 4”
Article for 12th Annual Advanced Medical Malpractice Seminar
“Texas General Partnerships”
Texas Transaction Guide, Matthew Bender and Company
“The Impact of HIPAA on Personal Injury Practice”
Article for Texas State Bar sponsored CLE
“When Actions Speak Louder Than Words: The Case for a Quasi-Estoppel Exception to the Statute of Frauds”
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6. #1 Houston-Area Real Estate Law Firm. Houston Business Journal, December 2013

7. Recognized as a 2014 "Go-To Law Firm" in the area of Contracts Litigation by General Electric. In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies ALM, November 2013

8. #2 in Municipal Bonds, Underwriter's Counsel, based on number of issues (195) Full-Year 2012. The American Lawyer Corporate Scorecard, April 2013

9. Represented the Borrower/Sponsor in the third largest Global Project Finance Deal, Year End 2012. Dealogic Project Finance Review, January 2013

10. Winner, Real Estate Turnaround of the Year (representation of the Special Servicer in a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy proceeding). The M&A Advisor, March 2013

11. Recognized as One of the "Most Active Law Firms," both by Number of Deals Consummated and by Number of Funds Represented by Year-End 2012. Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst, April 2013

12. Recognized as a Recommended Litigation Practice in Texas. Benchmark Litigation, October 2013

13. Ranked a Tier 1 law firm in 4 practice areas in the United States and in 22 practice areas in Texas. U.S. News Media Group/Best Lawyers, November 2013

14. Recognized as one of the Leading Projects Practices in Latin America. Chambers and Partners Latin America, September 2013

15. Recognized for Aerospace/Defense Deal of the Year. M&A Atlas Awards, October 2012

16. Named one of best law firms in the nation for women, two years in a row by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC

17. Scored a 90 on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index. administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, December 2013

18. Helped launch Houston Urban Debate League to encourage success of public high school students

19. #1 in US IPOs, Underwriter's Counsel, based on proceeds ($4.36 billion) Full-Year 2011. The American Lawyer Corporate Scorecard, April 2012

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