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In an effort to streamline dual bankruptcy proceedings for Mexican oil rig company Perforadora Oro Negro in its home country and the U.S., a domestic mediator will join negotiations between the company and its creditors in a jack-up rig seizure dispute, a U.S. bankruptcy judge said.
The last week has seen former Rabobank trader Anthony Conti sue his old employer, ArcelorMittal take Essar’s investment manager to court months after acquiring its steel business, and the managing director of AlixPartners sue a prominent Irish businessman and a British property tycoon. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has announced that a former tax partner at Norton Rose Fulbright with a focus on renewable energy joined the firm in its New York office.
The question of whether an appeals court can overrule a contract dispute settlement between two oil companies that traded $3 million in potential damages for a 25 percent working interest in Permian Basin oil and gas leases will come before the Texas Supreme Court next month.
A split Sixth Circuit has said it will not review a panel’s decision concluding the Clean Water Act does not regulate pollutants that travel from a source to navigable waters through groundwater.