This conference will be conducted by Corporate Counsel Magazine and feature a keynote luncheon address by Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX).
May 11 to 12, 2009
• The St. Regis Houston - Houston, TX
"House GOP's leading expert on energy policy" (Wall Street Journal,
10/02), Representative Joe Barton has led the House charge to pass comprehensive national
energy policy legislation. In the past two congresses, he has shared
authorship of the two most comprehensive energy policy packages to pass
in the House since the 1930s. Barton has committed himself to passing
legislation promoting an environment of high supply, low demand,
consumer-friendly prices and environmental protection. A proponent of
competition, Barton is additionally responsible for both the first
electricity deregulation legislation to pass a House subcommittee, and
for legislation which deregulated the natural gas industry.
Corporate Counsel Magazine's "Legal Issues in the
Energy Industry" is designed for general counsel, senior legal in-house
counsel and executives working in the Energy Industry. It will cover
the latest regulatory, legal and business issues in this continuously
evolving industry. This conference will cover both traditional and
alternative energy industries.
Topics to Be Covered include:
Obama Administration Approach Towards Energy
Arbitration Issues in the Energy Industry - Domestic and International
Infrastructure and Alternative Energy
2009 FERC Enforcement Issues
Legislative Initiatives at the State and Federal Level for Energy
Current Trends in Royalty Litigation: Private Actions State Actions Class Actions
Energy and Water Management Issues: Impact of Exploration/Production and Water Resources
Climate Change and Energy
Energy and the Environment: Prospects for Partnership?