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Sutherland attorneys to discuss oil spill liability at ACC event

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon trial, oil spill liability and compensation issues are being re-examined throughout the world.  Sutherland partners David Baay and Peter Rodgers will speak on a panel at the upcoming ACC Energy Practice Group luncheon on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The title of their presentation is, “Oil Spill Liability in the U.S. and Abroad.” They will discuss such topics as:

  • Existing United States laws and international regimes regarding oil spill liability and compensation
  • The manner in which the laws have been implemented by regulation and policy
  • What might be expected on the new horizon
  • Possible best practices from the lessons learned so far.

For more information on the event, visit the ACC Houston Chapter website.