Webinar: Understanding the Drop in Oil Price and its Impacts

Mark Finley, Fellow in Energy and Global Oil, Center for Energy Studies at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy will be joining Baker Botts to discuss policy and legal issues surrounding the recent sharp price fall in crude oil, including:

  • The reasons for the price drop, and how it might play out over time in production and investment;

  • Potential policy responses;

  • Corporate, securities, and litigation legal issues for in-house counsel to consider as potential fall-out from any sustained downturn; and

  • Credit and counterparty risk, mitigation and other related considerations.

Participants from Baker Botts will include Bill Kroger (Moderator), Jason Bennett (Global Projects), Meghan McElvy (Energy Litigation), Danny David (Securities Litigation) and Manny Grillo (Financial Restructuring).

To register for this webinar, please contact Katie Marshall.


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