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From Jorge Aleman Juarez  of GT Mexico City and  Derek J. Anchondo of GT Houston: On July 27, 2016, the Commissioners of Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (the CNH) held a meeting to discuss and approve the invitation to bid, the Bidding Guidelines, and the exploration and production license agreement (the License Agreement) for the selection of the partner(s) for PEMEX Exploration and Production (PEP) for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in deep waters in the…
Greenberg Traurig attorneys Jonathan Forster, Rebecca Manicone and Richard Sirus will present at the Association of Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) Annual Meeting during the Washington Report Marketplace LIVE! Session on Monday, May 2, 2016 between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm on the main stage.   Forster, Manicone and Sirus will review hot estate planning and employee benefit topics from popular WRMarketplace reports and the practical impact for life insurance advisors, identifying, through real life case…
Next week, Greenberg Traurig’s Tel Aviv office will be honored to host Rudolph W. Giuliani, the former Mayor of New York City and current global chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Crisis Management Practice and Senior Advisor to firm Executive Chairman Richard A. Rosenbaum. In addition to a number of high-level meetings during his time in Israel, Giuliani will be speaking at the following events: On Sunday, March 13th, the World Jewish Congress…
From Greg Lawrence of GT Boston and Harris Kay of GT Chicago: On May 19, 2015, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a proposed order exempting certain categories of Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) electric energy transactions from all but the antifraud and anti-manipulation provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) (the Proposed Exemption). In the preamble to the Proposed Exemption, CFTC articulates for the first time its belief that such…
Global Firm Makes Major Strategic Moves in Crisis Management, Cybersecurity, White Collar Defense and Investigations NEW YORK (January 19, 2016) — Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani has announced he will join global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, as Global Chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Crisis Management Practice and Senior Advisor to firm Executive Chairman Richard A. Rosenbaum. Also joining Greenberg Traurig will be former supervisory federal prosecutor Marc L.…
Global Firm Makes Major Strategic Moves in Crisis Management, Cybersecurity, White Collar Defense and Investigations  NEW YORK (January 19, 2016)  — Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani has announced he will join global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, as Global Chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Crisis Management Practice and Senior Advisor to firm Executive Chairman Richard A. Rosenbaum. Also joining Greenberg Traurig will be former supervisory federal prosecutor Marc L. Mukasey…
From Douglas M. Grom, Harris L. Kay, and Gregory K. Lawrence: On Dec. 8, 2015 States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it had simultaneously filed and settled charges against Total Gas & Power North America, Inc. (Total Gas) and Therese Tran (Tran), for violations of Section 6(c) and 9(a)(2) of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC Regulations 180.1 and 180.2, which prohibit manipulating or attempting to manipulate the price of…
From Curtis B. Toll of GT Philadelphia: As merger and acquisition (M&A) activity continues to increase, the complexity and size of these transactions warrants a sophisticated approach to deal with the broad range of potential environmental risks associated with these transactions.  Specialized and transaction-focused environmental insurance programs are increasingly used to manage these risks in the context of M&A transactions. Read more in “Environmental Solutions to Uncertainties in Mergers & Acquisitions“.…
Political leaders are not the only ones in attendance at the 21st annual meeting of the “Conference of the Parties” (COP 21), taking place Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 in Paris. The conference is expecting roughly 45,000 participants, including many representatives from big U.S. law firms. While many attendees are not participating in the actual debates, Greenberg Traurig’s James Bacchus is heavily involved, serving as an expert advisor to negotiators and a delegate for the…