On November 6, 2013, ASTM International (“ASTM”) issued its revised Standard Practice for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (“Phase I site assessments”) or “audits,” used in most commercial property transactions. While the new standard is generally a good development, it has created a true catch-22 for prospective purchasers.
Please join us for a well-informed and balanced roundtable discussion of the challenges and opportunities posed by climate change for the Rocky Mountain West from three different perspectives, including, Shaun McGrath, Regional Administrator of the EPA, Region 8; Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government & Public Affairs, Western Energy Alliance; and Amelia Peterson, Senior Research Associate, Governors' Climate & Forests Task Force, University of Colorado Law School Research Faculty.
A recent decision from the Ohio Court of Appeals clarifies that a prohibited assignment of an oil and gas agreement (including an oil and gas lease) containing a "soft consent" may be invalidated in the same manner as if the oil and gas agreement contained a "hard consent."
Please join DGS; John Walsh, U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado; Rebecca Franciscus, SEC Attorney Advisor; and your public company peers for our 8th annual event. Topics will include securities and other enforcement trends affecting public companies, an update on securities offering reform, and preparing for the 2014 proxy season.
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