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Sutherland (Energy)




Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is the 2014 Energy Committee Sponsor.

2014-2015 Strategic Plan

2014-2015 Strategic Plan

ACC Energy committee Sponsor's book of resources

Sutherland Book of ACC Energy Committee Resources

The Energy Committee raises awareness of corporate international energy law and promotes ACC objectives within this practice area. The committee offers resources such as sample forms and policies on key energy-related topics, including the purchase and sale of energy products and risk management.

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Upcoming Meeting

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM ET, 9:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Post Macondo Overview of Indemnification and Insurability of Gross Negligence, Punitive Damages, and Fines and Penalties in the US

The 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill reshaped the legal landscape of high-risk, big-ticket insurance coverage. In this presentation we will highlight what in-house counsel need to know about multi-jurisdictional case law pertaining to the ability to indemnify for gross negligence and punitive damages, insurability and shifting of risk for punitive damages and fine/penalty exposure, and choice of law and ADR considerations for ensuring the enforceability of contractual risk allocation provisions. Steven Roberts, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Stephany Olsen-LeGrand, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Checklist: Preventive Maintenance Steps to Maximize Preparedness for Litigation and Crisis Management

Dec 2014 Form & Policy Download pdf
Sponsored by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
This list presents key preventive maintenance steps to consider in order to maximize preparedness for litigation and crisis management.

Joint Venture and Consortium Agreements Master Checklist

Nov 2014 Form & Policy Download pdf
Sponsored by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
This list presents key issues to consider regarding joint venture and consortium agreements.

New Enemies Call for New Tactics: Facing 21st Century Patent Claims in the Energy Industry

Oct 2014 QuickCounsel
Sponsored by Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
This QuickCounsel presents how a company's reaction to a third-party patent licensing demand carries significant risks for the future and can also make a favorable outcome more or less likely.