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Steve Roberts leads session at IADC Contracts & Risk Management Conference

Posted on: October 17th, 2012

On October 16, 2012, Sutherland Partner Steven L. Roberts moderated a panel discussion at the International Association of Drilling Contractors Contract & Risk Management Conference. Steve was joined by a panel of insurance and energy industry executives discussing how industry standards and changes in law have impacted business post-Macondo.

For more information on the 2012 IADC Contract & Risk Management Conference, click here.

Rachel Clingman speaks on risk management at ACC Annual Meeting

Posted on: October 3rd, 2012

At the Association of Corporate Counsel’s recent 2012 Annual Meeting, Rachel Giesber Clingman, partner-in-charge of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP’s Houston office, spoke on risk management issues facing in-house counsel at energy companies.

Rachel was among the presenters for the October 2, 2012, session, “May the Force Be With You: Best Practices in Risk Management for Energy Companies.” The panelists addressed the most significant risk management issues facing in-house lawyers involved in energy transportation, storage and trading, including discussion of best practices and potential pitfalls in identification of risk and risk control, contract negotiation and drafting, insurance and indemnity.

For more information on presentation and the 2012 ACC Annual Meeting, click here.