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04/18/19Texas Construction Law Blog: "Call-Back Periods in Call-Back Warranties – the Confusion Surrounding Their Effect on Other Warranties in Construction Contracts"
04/03/19Alert: "Integrity Compliance for Small and Medium Sized Companies" [Part 1]
03/25/19Alert: "Easement Rights Eliminated in Bankruptcy"
03/19/19Business Planning Alert: "Selling a Business? Pull Your Team Together"
03/12/19Employment Alert: "The Salary Test Revisited: DOL Proposes Increased Salary Threshold for Overtime Exemptions"
03/07/19Breaking Alert: "CFTC Announces Enforcement Guidelines"
03/07/19Texas Construction Law Blog: "The Often Overlooked Protection Provided by a Statutory Payment Bond Under Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code"
03/05/19Alert: "DOJ Declines to Prosecute Cognizant for FCPA Violations"
03/01/19Business Litigation Alert: "Texas Supreme Court Again Reminds Businesses - Written Contracts Matter Above All"
02/26/19Texas Construction Law Blog: "UPDATE – More Construction Bills to Watch in the 86th Texas Legislative Session"
02/20/19"Texas Supreme Court: Attorney-Client Privilege Protects Communications with Employee-Experts"
02/06/19Alert: "Supreme Court of Texas Confirms Implied Warranties Are Not Just for Consumers"
02/05/19Alert: "U.S. Issues New Sanctions Against Venezuela and PdVSA"
02/01/19Business Litigation Alert: "Refreshing the Board of Directors - Lessons from Luby’s Effort to Save the Lu Ann Platter with a Board Shakeup"
01/31/19Texas Construction Law Blog: "Construction Bills to Watch in the 86th Texas Legislative Session"
01/08/19Alert: "2019 Anti-Corruption and Compliance Outlook"
01/08/19Energy Litigation Alert: "SCOTX Reviews a Texas-Sized Drilling Dispute - Three Takeaways from Barrow-Shaver Res. Co v. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc."
01/07/19Business Litigation Alert: "2019 Outlook for Boards of Directors"
11/29/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Back to the Basics: Lien Notice Deadlines for First and Second-Tier Subcontractors"
11/01/18Business Litigation Alert: "Catching a Wave - The Business Case for Diversity Beyond California’s New Mandate for Women on Corporate Boards"
10/01/18Business Litigation Alert: Elon Musk Tweets His Way into the SEC’s Crosshairs
09/27/18"Papa John’s Board Adds Texas-Sized 'Poison Pill' As New Topping on Its Menu," The Texas Lawbook
09/06/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Alternative Fee Structure Goes Live for American Arbitration Association"
09/04/18Business Litigation Alert: "The Tesla Lesson When an Electric CEO Threatens the Company's Future"
09/2018"Critical Marketing and Advertising Issues for Product Manufacturers," In-House Defense Quarterly Summer 2018
08/23/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Hurricane Season and Disaster Preparedness: Part 2 – Insuring the Risk of a Hurricane on a Construction Project"
08/02/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Hurricane Season and Disaster Preparedness: Part 1 – Review Your Construction Contracts Now, Not After the Storm"
08/01/18Business Litigation Alert: "Papa John’s Board Adds 'Poison Pill' As a New Pizza Topping on Its Menu"
06/26/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "It's a Flow-Down, Not a Flow-Up"
06/14/18"Is Your Expert Qualified? – Certificate of Merit Requirements"
06/01/18Business Litigation Alert: "Family Feud - When In-Fighting Threatens to Destroy a Company"
05/31/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Limitations and the Discovery Rule: Revisiting Bayou Bend Towers Council of Co-Owners"
05/17/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Delays v. Disruption Damages"
04/09/18Business Litigation Alert: "Texas Supreme Court Ruling Highlights the Importance of Heeding 'Red Flags' During Pre-Contract Negotiations"
04/2018"Force Majeure: Hurricane Harvey Made Performance Impossible - Now What?" Texas Bar Journal
03/09/18Business Litigation Alert: "Supreme Court Clarifies – Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers Must Also Perform for the SEC for Protection"
02/02/18Business Litigation Alert: "SEC Cracking Down on Cryptocurrency Scams"
01/04/18Business Litigation Alert: "Legal Issues to Watch in 2018"
12/20/17Tax Alert: "What Does New Tax Bill Mean for Individuals and Business Owners?"
12/2017"Will Your Expert Do Enough to Keep You in the Game?" Construction Law Journal
10/02/17Business Litigation Alert: "Is the Litigation Climate in Texas Really Business Friendly?"
09/25/17Business Planning Alert: "Selling a Business? Be Sure Your Financial House is in Order"
08/03/17Business Litigation Alert: "No Objection - Why Tort Lawsuits in the U.S. are Declining"
07/20/17Business Litigation Alert - "Enterprise Products v. ETP: No Legal Obligation really means No Legal Obligation"
07/07/17"Don't Forget These Points When Negotiating the Arbitration Clause of Your International Construction Contract," TerraLex Connections
07/05/17Business Litigation Alert: "Is Your Company Paying Its Board Members Too Much?"
06/13/17Employment Alert: "Joint Employer and Independent Contractor Classifications"
06/02/17Business Litigation Alert: "Expect More. Pay More. No Sale for Target After Paying Out Over $60M in Data Breach Settlements"
05/31/17Business Planning Alert: "Selling a Business? Thoughtfully Consider Engaging an Investment Banker"
05/31/17"Texas Stays Strong in Its Protection of Free Speech," The Houston Lawyer Magazine
05/22/17IP Alert: "Supreme Court Restricts Where Patent Suits May Be Filed"
05/09/17Construction Alert: "When Is It Cool Not to Pay? Fridge Dispute at Texas Supreme Court Addresses Prior Material Breach Doctrine"
05/09/17Oil & Gas Tax Alert - "Trump's 15% Pass Through Tax Proposal: Say Goodbye to Joint Operating Agreements?"
05/05/17"A Refresher on Exceptions to the 'American Rule' In Texas," Law360
05/02/17Litigation Alert - "L.A. Lakers Story: When a Family Feud Disrupts the Family Business"
05/2017"A Roadmap to Recovering Attorneys' Fees the Next Time You Compel Arbitration," TerraLex Connections