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The Certainty of Uncertainty: Energy players fume and fret, but the game is always fueled by price

Fossil fuels continue to drive the economy, but operators are under increasing pressure from governments and the public, who have questions about fracking and other unconventional extraction methods as they relate to seismic activity. Akin Gump partner David Sweeney, an industry expert who built a...

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Energy | Renewable Energy

FERC Enforcement is (Kinda) Alive and Well: But a new commission will mean changes for the energy regulator

As an independent administrative agency, FERC is immune to fast change from a new administration – sort of. With three commission slots to be filled in 2017, including the agency chair, FERC will change, and likely so will some of its enforcement priorities. Akin partner David Applebaum,...

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Energy | Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas Distress Drives Dispute Upswing: Industry stress increases demand for aligned sector and legal expertise

Facing significant global pressure, the oil & gas industry is experiencing increased litigation and arbitration, along with substantial restructuring activity and transactions involving non-core assets. Stewart Perry, an insolvency and reorganisation specialist with Clyde & Co, and Diane...

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