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Ethics and Professionalism in a Global Environment (Jul 2015)

Ethics and professionalism are being influenced by many factors in today’s global environment. Consider some of these factors, along with areas of commonality amongst the legal ethics rules from a sampling of jurisdictions. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Audio Paper

$60  

GDPR: In-House and Outside Counsel Perspectives and What Lies Ahead (Jun 2018)

May 25, 2018 is the effective date for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, the world’s most comprehensive privacy law. On this day for which so many have prepared, we share in-house and outside counsel perspectives on what the GDPR means for international companies that do business in the EU, which aspects of compliance efforts have been most challenging, and what lies ahead in maintaining GDPR “accountability” and in connection with the forthcoming, related ePrivacy Regulation. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$55  

International Energy Projects Primer, Part I: Project Lifecycle, Conventional Resources and Hydrocarbons, plus Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources (Jul 2015)

Session 1: Overview of an International Energy Project Lifecycle - An overview of a typical international energy project lifecycle from development through decommissioning.   Session 2: Energy, Geology and Geophysics: Conventional Resources - A lawyer's introduction to the science underlying the agreements we draft and negotiate in the course of developing and operating an international energy project. Petroleum, crude, natural gas and liquids—what are they? Where are they located? How do we find them? When do we think they might run out? Also, a brief introduction to geophysical data acquisition and processing techniques and the leading role geophysical data plays in modern oil and gas exploration and operations.   Session 3: Petroleum Engineering: Conventional Hydrocarbons - How do we physically explore for, develop and produce hydrocarbons? As lawyers, we must have an understanding of the fundamentals of petroleum activities to accurately draft agreements and effectively provide counsel to energy industry clients. An introduction to different types of offshore and onshore drilling and production systems including FPSOs (floating, production, storage and off-loading vessels) and TLPs (tension-leg platforms). Typical liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facilities (liquefaction, regasification and pipelines) are discussed, with coverage of "high-level" drilling and production facilities and operation cost estimates.   Session 4: Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources - An overview of the geology and geophysics of unconventional hydrocarbon resources including shale. An introduction to the petroleum engineering techniques required to develop and produce these resources.   more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Audio Slides

$125  

International Energy Projects Primer, Part II: Host Country Instruments (HCIs), plus International Energy Project Economics (Jul 2015)

Session 1: Host Country Instruments (HCIs) - A look at the legal regimes used globally for buying, selling, exploring, developing and producing hydrocarbons, including Concession or Royalty/Tax, Production Sharing, Risk Service Agreements and so-called "hybrids;" with a discussion of basic natural resource ownership/title concepts and provisions of various HCIs, including key fiscal and non-fiscal terms.   Session 2: International Energy Project Economics - This session is designed to provide a lawyer the basics of energy project economics "101" so that they can better work with their energy industry clients to develop legal options in various deal scenarios that are also "economic." Hear an examination of how we develop project economic models to calculate investor rates of return and other key economic indicators by using facility and operation cost estimates, revenue estimates and Host Country Instrument provisions. The role of "risk analysis" in developing project models and the concept of leverage and how it can impact project economics also is considered. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.25    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Audio Slides

$105  

International Energy Projects Primer, Part III: Co-Venture Formation and Agreements, Co-Venture Economics, Co-Venture Operations, plus Summary (Jul 2015)

Session 1: Co-Venture Formation and Agreements - Leverage and risk allocation are two factors that frequently lead most international energy projects to be undertaken by more than one co-venture party. This session covers the most common arrangements by which parties acquire interests in energy projects including farmins, farmouts, participation agreements and swaps, with coverage of the fundamental provisions of typical co-venture Joint/Unit Operating Agreements (JOAs) using the AIPN model form as a basis.   Session 2: Co-Venture Economics: The Power of Leverage - A discussion of the economic inflection points that occur over the life of an upstream project. Participants work through examples of typical commercial arrangements for farmins and co-venture risk-sharing.   Session 3: Co-Venture Operations - Getting into a co-venture can seem easy compared to operating a successful co-venture. This session looks at operational provisions within the industry joint operating agreement framework, including management decision-making and contracting.   Session 4: Summary and Q&A - Your questions are answered by the program faculty in this moderated Q&A session. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Audio Slides

$115  

International Transactions for Colleges and Universities (Jun 2018)

Get the tools needed to review international activities, identify potential issues, and develop strategies for mitigating tax risk to a university. Hear a discussion of challenges and approaches to tax compliance in operating abroad, with a focus on developing and executing a practical framework for tax-risk management. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Audio Slides

$55  

Joint Operating Agreements: Managing JV Relationships and JV Partner Default; plus Agreements for Unconventional Oil and Gas Plays (Jul 2015)

Session 1: An Uncomfortable Balancing Act: Managing JV Relationships and JV Partner Default - A lively and in-depth look at default provisions of the JOA, informed by publicly reported cases, that considers these key issues:  What constitutes a default? Why should one be concerned? What action can one take in response to a party’s default? Inside the JOA? Outside the JOA?   Session 2: Joint Operating Agreements for Unconventional Oil and Gas Plays - Review key issues to consider when negotiating a joint operating agreement for an unconventional oil and gas play, focusing on the recently completed AIPN 2014 Unconventional Resources Operating Agreement. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Audio Paper Slides

$85  

Technology Contracts and Transactions at Home and Abroad (Jun 2018)

Session 1: Core Aspects of Federal Procurement Law in Technology Transactions - Federal procurement law mandates that U.S. Government contractors be cyber-secure, yet provide high technology products which can be seamlessly shared by multiple U.S. Government agencies for efficiency. Is this possible, and what are the new cyber-security requirements for Federal Government contractors? Session 2: International Technology Contracting and Negotiating Abroad and Ethical Considerations - Listen to a discussion about ethical issues that arise when negotiating commercial and technical contracts abroad with a focus on negotiations in Europe and Asia. Hear practical tips on how to navigate the issues while still supporting the business objective. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.25 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$65  

Gas Exports to Mexico (Jun 2017)

Fueling Mexico's evolving energy and power market from a commercial perspective. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Slides

$45  

The New Ethics of Human Rights (May 2017)

Explore how human rights considerations are important to Texas businesses and their legal practices, the underlying legal framework and guiding principles, how the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct may be updated to reflect these concerns, and how attorneys can use this new perspective when advising their clients. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

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Includes: Video Audio Slides

$60  

The Global Patent Landscape (Mar 2018)

Discuss current issues around patenting, licensing, enforcing, and monetizing patents in the U.S., and look at what the EU, China, and UK are experiencing and the impact on U.S. patent environment. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 3/31/2019

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Includes: Audio Slides

$55  

Attorney-Client Privilege across Borders (Feb 2014)

This session examines attorney-client privilege (and similar privileges) in other jurisdictions, details "hot-button" issues as privileged information crosses national boundaries, analyzes recent cases and real-world hypotheticals, discusses strategies for maximizing privilege protection in the transnational context, and provides an update on international efforts regarding a reciprocal privilege treaty. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00 | 1.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 2/28/2019

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Includes: Audio Slides

$60  

Operating Abroad: Tax Implications and Other Considerations for Nonprofit Organizations (Jan 2017)

Discussion about the growing range of information reporting and tax requirements (Foreign Bank Account Reporting, FATCA/CRS compliance, qualified distribution requirements, and more) associated with U.S. nonprofits operating around the world. Explore other challenges and best practices related to foreign activities of a U.S.-based organization. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.75    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 2/28/2019

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Includes: Audio Slides

$50  

The Globalization of Anti-Corruption, plus Anti-Corruption Drafting (Feb 2014)

Session 1: The Globalization of Anti-Corruption - Discussion of risk-based global programs including integrating compliance into the business, analysis of the program through the lens of core program building blocks, using technology to mitigate risk and screen third parties, and keeping up with global legal developments. Session 2: Anti-Corruption Drafting more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.50 | 1.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 2/28/2019

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Includes: Audio Paper Slides

$80  

Answer Bar: Navigating an International Energy Project (Jul 2015)

Session 1: Overview of an International Energy Project Lifecycle - An overview of a typical international energy project lifecycle from development through decommissioning. Session 2: Petroleum Engineering: Conventional Hydrocarbons - How do we physically explore for, develop and produce hydrocarbons? As lawyers, we must have an understanding of the fundamentals of petroleum activities to accurately draft agreements and effectively provide counsel to energy industry clients. An introduction to different types of offshore and onshore drilling and production systems including FPSOs (floating, production, storage and off-loading vessels) and TLPs (tension-leg platforms). Typical liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facilities (liquefaction, regasification and pipelines) are discussed, with coverage of "high-level" drilling and production facilities and operation cost estimates. Session 3: Unconventional Hydrocarbon Resources - An overview of the geology and geophysics of unconventional hydrocarbon resources including shale. An introduction to the petroleum engineering techniques required to develop and produce these resources. Session 4: Host Country Instruments (HCIs) - A look at the legal regimes used globally for buying, selling, exploring, developing and producing hydrocarbons, including Concession or Royalty/Tax, Production Sharing, Risk Service Agreements and so-called "hybrids;" with a discussion of basic natural resource ownership/title concepts and provisions of various HCIs, including key fiscal and non-fiscal terms. Session 5: International Energy Project Economics - This session is designed to provide a lawyer the basics of energy project economics "101" so that they can better work with their energy industry clients to develop legal options in various deal scenarios that are also "economic." Hear an examination of how we develop project economic models to calculate investor rates of return and other key economic indicators by using facility and operation cost estimates, revenue estimates and Host Country Instrument provisions. The role of "risk analysis" in developing project models and the concept of leverage and how it can impact project economics also is considered. Session 6: Co-Venture Formation and Agreements - Leverage and risk allocation are two factors that frequently lead most international energy projects to be undertaken by more than one co-venture party. This session covers the most common arrangements by which parties acquire interests in energy projects including farmins, farmouts, participation agreements and swaps, with coverage of the fundamental provisions of typical co-venture Joint/Unit Operating Agreements (JOAs) using the AIPN model form as a basis. Session 7: Co-Venture Economics: The Power of Leverage - A discussion of the economic inflection points that occur over the life of an upstream project. Participants work through examples of typical commercial arrangements for farmins and co-venture risk-sharing. Session 8: Co-Venture Operations - Getting into a co-venture can seem easy compared to operating a successful co-venture. This session looks at operational provisions within the industry joint operating agreement framework, including management decision-making and contracting. Session 9: The Globalization of Anti-Corruption - Discussion of risk-based global programs including integrating compliance into the business, analysis of the program through the lens of core program building blocks, using technology to mitigate risk and screen third parties, and keeping up with global legal developments. Session 10: Anti-Corruption Drafting -  Session 11: Ethics and Professionalism in a Global Environment - Ethics and professionalism are being influenced by many factors in today’s global environment. Consider some of these factors, along with areas of commonality amongst the legal ethics rules from a sampling of jurisdictions. more »

Total Credit Hours:
9.00 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA

TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2019

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Includes: Audio Paper Slides

$325  

2017 International Tax Issues for Oil and Gas (Dec 2017)

Session 1: International Tax Planning Issues—Evolving in the Face of Uncertainty - Managing international tax planning, including adoption of a territorial system as part of U.S. tax reform, the accompanying transition issues of repatriation and anti-base erosion rules and increasing tax-avoidance and transfer pricing efforts around the globe. Session 2: International Compliance - A discussion on the new compliance burdens imposed by the OECD’s BEPS project, with focus on the country-by-country disclosure requirements, as well as an analysis of the likely areas of transfer pricing disputes and recommendations for defense of transfer pricing determinations. more »

Total Credit Hours:
2.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2018

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Includes: Audio Slides

$115  

Independent Audits and Internal Investigations (Nov 2017)

Session 1: The General Counsel and the Independent Auditor: A Critical Relationship - Hear tips for legal departments in interacting with independent auditors during an investigation—when do you disclose information, how do you speak with "one voice" with an auditor, and more. Session 2: Internal Investigations: The Complexities and Challenges of Multi-National Business Operations - In the wake of the recent federal investigations of Volkswagen/Audi, Petrobras and GSK it is more than obvious that the ramifications of a criminal investigation by the Department of Justice are far reaching, consequential and unpredictable. Being prepared to conduct an internal investigation that mitigates and/or defuses the potential fallout from such an investigation is an essential element of every corporate internal investigation practice. Hear practical advice and lessons learned from both in-house and outside counsel who have handled a multitude of these multi-national internal investigations. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.75 | 0.50 ethics    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2018

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Includes: Audio Paper Slides

$85  

Patent Law Overseas (Dec 2016)

Session 1: Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs): From Germany to Luxemburg and Back—Recent Legal Developments in Europe - Learn the most recent developments in dealing with standard-essential patents under European patent and antitrust laws. Address the CJEU's landmark decision in Huawei v. ZTE (2015) and the subsequent implementation, in particular, by the German patent courts, and examine injunctions and the requirements for a successful FRAND defense. Session 2: ‚ÄčOverseas Sales in Light of Lexmark, Halo, and Life Tech - The development of a global marketplace has disrupted settled notions of how activities abroad impact enforcement of U.S. patent rights. Listen to recent developments in the law of patent exhaustion and foreign sales of products patented in the U.S. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2018

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$55  

The Administration's Shifting Priorities: What's Hot, What's Not, and What You Need to Know (Nov 2017)

The transition to a new administration has predictably yielded priority shifts—some as expected, some not. Examine the changing enforcement landscape, focusing on those aspects affecting corporations from the Yates memo to health care and corporate immigration exposure. more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 12/31/2018

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Includes: Audio Paper

$55  

Mexico Power Market Permitting and Legal Reform Update (Nov 2017)

In its emerging power market, Mexico’s regulators must balance the desire for a fast and efficient market participant registration process with the need to ensure that entities have the required skills and financial soundness to operate effectively. Many questions continue to arise from both Mexican and global companies about the registration process to participate in Mexico’s power markets. Review Mexico’s power registration for retail power marketing and wholesale power trading, including the challenges that many have faced in navigating the process. more »

Total Credit Hours:
0.50    Credit Info
TX, CA, OK

TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2018

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Includes: Video Audio Slides

$45  

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