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Could “free speech” issues derail the SEC’s conflict minerals rule?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2014

Shortly after the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted its conflict minerals disclosure rule in August 2012, a coalition of business

SEC wins victory in conflict minerals rules litigation

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2013

The SEC's conflict minerals rules have withstood judicial challenge so far. On July 23, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of

Seventh Circuit presents statute of limitations roadblock for future PSD enforcement matters

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2013

On July 8, 2013, in United States v. Midwest Generation, et. Al, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled that the failure to obtain a

Rhode Island Attorney General files suit to reverse approval of Deepwater Wind power purchase agreement

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2010

Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch has filed suit against his own state's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) seeking to overturn the PUC's approval of a power purchase agreement (PPA) between offshore-wind developer Deepwater Wind and utility company National Grid

D.C. Circuit upholds FERC decision to maintain price caps on natural gas pipeline capacity sales

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2010

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently upheld two FERC orders that permanently lift cost-based price ceilings on natural gas shippers' releases of unused firm pipeline transportation capacity into the short-term market (one year or less), while retaining price ceilings on sales by natural gas pipelines

Delaware Chancery Court's CNX Gas decision changes dynamics for controlling stockholder freeze-out transactions

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2010

A recent Delaware Chancery Court decision, In re CNX Gas Corp. Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 5733-VCL (Del. Ch. May 25, 2010), changes the process and dynamics for controlling stockholder freeze-out transactions and improves the minority stockholders' position

Supreme Court extends Mobile-Sierra doctrine to third parties

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2010

The U.S. Supreme Court this month extended to third parties the Mobile-Sierra presumption that an electricity rate set by a freely negotiated wholesale-energy contract meets the Federal Power Act's “just and reasonable” requirement

Solar rooftop victory in New Mexico

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2009

Solar rooftop and other distributed generation developers won a victory this month in New Mexico

The Second Circuit holds that lawsuits seeking to impose common law penalties on utilities with large CO2 emissions present valid state common law issues

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2009

Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a district court ruling and allowed a previously dismissed lawsuit brought by two groups of plaintiffs, including eight states and New York City, to go forward