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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
04/04/17Business Litigation Alert: "The Risks of File Sharing Sites - Is using DropBox like leaving a document on a park bench?"
03/27/17Business Planning Alert: "Selling a Business? Pay Attention to Your Confidentiality Agreement"
03/08/17"The New Rule 26:  Using Proportionality to the Defendant’s Benefit," The Voice
03/06/17Business Litigation Alert: "Legislative Update: Is There a Future to Minority Shareholder Oppression in Texas?"
02/09/17Business Litigation Alert: "Will Texas Change the Recovery of Attorneys' Fees in 2017?"
02/02/17Business Litigation Alert: "Starting a New Business? Include These Five Provisions in Every Formation Agreement"
01/23/17Employment Alert: "Employers Must Use New Form I-9 as of January 22, 2017"
01/04/17Business Litigation Alert: "U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Broader Reach of Insider Trading Laws – What Does this Mean for Businesses?"
12/05/16Business Litigation Alert: "To Protect Yourself from a Business Divorce - Agree to a Prenup"
11/26/16Employment Alert: "Nationwide Injunction Blocks the Department of Labor's Overtime Rule"
11/04/16Business Litigation Alert: "Lesson Learned from Wells Fargo - What Your Board of Directors Needs to Know"
10/12/16Employment Alert: "Federal Protection of Trade Secrets - the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016"
10/04/16Business Litigation Alert: "SEC Launches Investigation Into Exxon's Accounting and Climate Change Practices"
09/07/16Business Litigation Alert: "When It's Time for the Next Generation to Take Over - Lessons from Viacom, Inc."
08/01/16Business Litigation Alert: "Business Lessons from the Database Hack of the Houston Astros"
06/28/16Construction Alert: "Texas Supreme Court Opinion Impacts General Contractor's Statutory Indemnity Rights Against Manufacturers of Construction Products"
06/15/16"Texas Supreme Court Update: Arbitration Review Under the Texas Arbitration Act - Are Common Law Grounds for Review Dead?"
06/14/16IP Alert: "A Victory for Patent Owners - Relaxation of the Standard for Enhanced Damages"
06/01/16Business Litigation Alert: "The Panama Papers: Implications for Business"
05/26/16IP Alert: "Filing a Patent Complaint May Have Become More Difficult"
05/19/16Employment Alert: "The New Overtime Rule Affects 4 Million Workers - Are Yours Included?"
05/02/16Business Litigation Alert: "Law Firms Victim to Data Breaches"
03/29/16Employment Alert: "Responding to the Skyrocketing Rate of Wage and Hour Claims"
03/09/16Energy Alert: Bankruptcy Court Rejects Midstream Contracts
03/04/16“Construction Meets Texas Law: Selected Statutory Overrides,” 29th Annual State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference
02/01/16Business Litigation Alert: "Will There Be a Jump in Cyber Attacks in 2016? Survey Says... Yes"
01/13/16IP Alert: "Are Your IP Assignments Effective?"
01/04/16Business Litigation Alert: "The Danger of Emails - A Cautionary Tale for the New Year"
12/01/15Business Litigation Alert: "Is Your Board of Directors Providing Sufficient Oversight for Cyber Attacks?"