Akin Gump Hosts Mid-Year Energy Briefing—Focus on FERC, Asia, Environment, Tax Reform

(Houston) – On June 14, Akin Gump lawyers held the firm’s semiannual energy briefing in its Houston office, with guests in attendance at the event as well as via webinar around the world.

The panel was moderated by oil and gas partner John Goodgame. Presenters were energy regulation, markets and enforcement practice co-chair George (Chip) Cannon Jr.; oil and gas partner Michael Joyce; environment and natural resources partner Stacey H. Mitchell; and global project finance partner John J. Marciano III.

Among the topics covered at the briefing were:

  • the projected impact of a new quorum at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • the Asia energy scene, including upcoming investment opportunities and the future of LNG
  • environmental enforcement in the Trump administration
  • the impact of tax reform on energy projects.

To watch a recording of the briefing, please click here.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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