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Activists likely will continue seeking ways to preserve their investments and influence the Chapter 11 process, while debtors likely will continue seeking ways to prevent shareholder interference when equity is perceived to be out of the money.

Published in the New York Law Journal

June 7, 2021
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The initial effective date of June 4, 2021, for New York’s HERO Act (“HERO”) is rapidly approaching, and soon all employers in New York will be required to adopt and implement model airborne infectious disease standards to be published by the New York Department of Labor in the upcoming week.

May 27, 2021
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In this article, we provide concrete steps companies can take in anticipation of this sea change in SEC enforcement.

Published in Anti-Corruption Report

March 17, 2021
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On November 20, 2020, Vinson & Elkins attorneys Tom Leatherbury, Lindsey Pryor and Jeremy Gonzalez, in partnership with American Gateways, succeeded in obtaining an order from the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granting their petition for panel rehearing on behalf of an asylum seeker from Eritrea in Northeast Africa.

January 12, 2021
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When an enterprising nonprofit group prepared to enter uncharted waters, it turned to V&E. Thread is a Baltimore-based organization dedicated to forging connections between students and community-based volunteers. The group’s leaders decided they wanted to scale their work, so Sarah Hemminger, Thread’s founder, first reached out to Baltimore-based entrepreneur Vince Talbert for help. But Talbert’s…

April 8, 2020
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When Danielle Patterson is asked about what’s involved in advising on renewable transactions, there’s no easy answer. “Renewable M&A deals often involve a wide range of transactions and agreements, making them much more complicated than standard M&A deals,” Patterson said. “This is where M&A meets project development, meets private equity, meets project finance.” She should…

April 6, 2020
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V&E+

How do you win over a jury in a $100 million case centered on the world of natural gas pipelines? Just ask V&E partners Jim Thompson and Phillip Dye. Last summer, Thompson and Dye notched an impressive victory on behalf of longtime and significant V&E client Antero Resources in a contract dispute case against gas…

April 3, 2020
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During work hours, V&E finance partner Guy Gribov can be found at V&E’s Houston offices advising clients on financial transactions. But at 6 a.m. most weekday mornings, a different side of Gribov emerges as he engages in hand-to-hand combat in a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training class. Gribov recently sat down with V&E+ to talk about…

March 26, 2020
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New York recently enacted very ambitious climate change legislation that will affect transportation, real estate and other industries far beyond the energy sector.

V&E Energy Policy Update

August 29, 2019
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Attorney-client privilege — which protects from discovery confidential legal advice shared between a lawyer and a client — is often misunderstood, resulting in the waiver of legal protections for…

August 7, 2019
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With capital flooding back into the private equity energy space, private equity funds looking for talented management teams with whom to partner are finding a supply/demand imbalance.

First published by Privcap

June 18, 2018
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For over a decade, shareholder activism has been on the rise, affecting an increasing number of publicly traded companies.

Hosted by The Federalist Society: Corporations, Securities, and Antitrust Practice Group and Litigation Practice Group Teleforum

May 10, 2018