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PCAOB adopts new Auditing Standard regarding related party transactions and amends other Auditing Standard
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2014

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) recently adopted new Auditing Standard No. 18, Related Parties (AS 18), which significantly


D.C. Circuit clarifies application of attorney-client privilege to internal investigations
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2014

On June 27, 2014, the D.C. Circuit court issued a significant ruling clarifying the application of the attorney-client privilege to internal


Shale developments coming to a neighborhood near you
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2014

As energy costs in the US drop on the back of shale oil and gas discoveries, the rest of the world is gripped with envy. Other countries have also


Forfeiture clauses in JOAs new law, old problems
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2014

The recent case of Talal El Makdessi v. Cavendish Square Holdings considered whether the English common law’s antipathy towards penalty clauses would


De-risking petroleum exploration and production sharing the economic exposure
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2014

In a previous article, we examined the extent to which the uncertainties associated with exploring for and producing petroleum can be mitigated by an


The arbiter - Summer 2014
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2014

English law is frequently chosen as the governing law of the contract in international transactions, even though neither party to the agreement is


Delaware delays consideration of proposed prohibition on fee-shifting bylaws for Delaware stock corporations
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

As noted in our prior alert, the Delaware General Assembly (DGA) was recently presented with proposed amendments to the Delaware General Corporation


Through the rabbit-hole: Alice corporation pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International: Supreme Court holds “merely requiring generic computer implementation” cannot transform an “abstract idea into a patent-eligible invention”
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2014

In a much anticipated opinion, an often divided Supreme Court unanimously affirmed a fractious and fragmented en banc Federal Circuit decision. In


International shipping companies successfully navigate chapter 11 with prenegotiated plans of reorganization
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2014

The recent depression in the maritime shipping industry served as the catalyst for many shipping companies to restructure. During the past few years


MLP sponsorship by high-yield debt issuers
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2014

If your company is considering raising capital by issuing high-yield notes and, at some later date, sponsoring a master limited partnership, you need