– Former Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Senior Litigation Counsel Thomas Lang
has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP as a partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Practice Group
“It is rare to find a lawyer with as much hands-on litigation experience as Tom,” said Phil Hampton
, the office’s administrative partner. “His talents will enhance our already strong firm capabilities handling government regulatory matters for our clients from coast to coast.”
Inversions, the hottest deal structure on Wall Street, appear to be safe for now. But they just became less profitable and more difficult to pull off.
Late Monday, the Treasury Department announced a series of measures intended to crack down on the deals, in which United States companies reincorporate abroad to lower their taxes.
– The Texas Supreme Court has recently issued its final approval for a set of reforms to the state’s international law practice rules that had been recommended by a task force chaired by Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Larry Pascal
The order issued effective Oct. 1 incorporates various revisions made after a public comment period and contains the final version of the rules.
Houston and Mexico have always had a great relationship when it comes to trade, but now that relationship stands to get even stronger, especially for the energy industry...PEMEX
Currently, more than 3,700 energy-related establishments are located within the Houston metropolitan area, according to the Greater Houston Partnership. That includes more than 500 exploration and production firms and more than 150 pipeline transportation firms.