• September 28, 2016

    Bloomberg Law and Epiq to Host Houston Event on Overcoming Legal Hurdles to Energy Industry Corporate Transactions

    Arlington, Va. (September 28, 2016) — Bloomberg Law and Epiq today announced that they are hosting Essential Power Sources: Legal Counsel and Energy Deals, a complimentary afternoon event providing insights and practical guidance for managing corporate transactions in the energy industry. The event takes place Tuesday, October 4 from 1:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Houston Club in downtown Houston. For additional information and registration, visit
    The event will focus on industry regulatory and market challenges, trends in energy company corporate transactions, recent case law developments, and the impact of proposed environmental regulations on the industry.   

    “This complimentary event offers attendees the opportunity to learn from attorneys who have been involved in numerous energy industry transactions,” said Scott Mozarsky, president, cross-platform businesses at Bloomberg BNA. “The range of subjects that will be covered will arm practitioners with knowledge of the industry climate and the wide range of corporate transactions available to them that would best suit companies at different stages of the business life cycle.”

    “A down market, changing environmental regulations, geopolitical instability and ever-evolving supply and demand are just a few of the factors affecting the energy industry today,” said Andrew Shimek, global managing director, Epiq. “Savvy legal practitioners looking to stay ahead of the changing market will learn battle-tested strategies from experts in the field and walk away with practical tactics to take back to their teams and organizations.”

    Confirmed speakers include:

    • Stephanie Conklin Beauvais, Partner, Andrews Kurth LLP
    • Ryan Blaine Bennett, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
    • Jeff Civins, Senior Counsel, Haynes and Boone LLP
    • Douglas V. Getten, Partner, Corporate Department, Paul Hastings LLP
    • Christina Ibrahim, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Weatherford
    • Greg Matlock, Partner, Ernst & Young
    • Kevin McDonald, Deputy General Counsel – Corporate Legal Services & Government Relations, Marathon Oil Corporation
    • Stephen Olson, Partner, Jones Day
    • Hon. Richard S. Schmidt, Former Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas; Senior Advisor, The Claro Group

    Attendees are eligible for up to 3.5 CLE credits.

    About Bloomberg BNA
    Bloomberg BNA provides legal, tax and compliance professionals with critical information, practical guidance and workflow solutions. We leverage leading technology and a global network of experts to deliver a unique combination of news and authoritative analysis, comprehensive research solutions, innovative practice tools, and proprietary business data and analytics. Bloomberg BNA is wholly-owned by Bloomberg L.P., the global business, financial information and news leader. For more information, visit

    About Epiq
    Epiq is a leading global provider of integrated technology and services for the legal profession, including eDiscovery, managed services, bankruptcy, class action and mass tort administration, federal regulatory actions and data breach responses. Our innovative solutions are designed to streamline the administration of litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Epiq’s subject-matter experts bring clarity to complexity, create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to our clients around the world. For more information, visit us at


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