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2013-06-18 12:35:12

DALLAS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The international law firm Thompson & Knight LLP has formed an interdisciplinary team of attorneys to assist clients in a broad range of data security and privacy issues. Responding to growing concerns about cybersecurity, Thompson & Knight attorneys help clients reduce risk and respond to data breaches with sophisticated services covering compliance, regulatory matters, investigations and litigation. "Corporate attention and concerns about...

2013-05-29 16:21:33

Thompson & Knight attorneys lead initiative to enhance state environmental audit program AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In its recently concluded session, the Texas Legislature voted to amend state law and expand protections to new property owners who voluntarily report environmental, health or safety compliance issues discovered during the sale of facilities, and Gov. Rick Perry has now signed the bill into law. The amendment to the state's Environmental,...

2013-04-17 16:21:48

DALLAS, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys with the law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP represented TEAK Midstream, L.L.C. ("TEAK"), a privately owned midstream natural gas company based in Dallas, in the execution of a $1 billion definitive agreement with Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. ("Atlas"). The transaction, announced on April 16, 2013, is awaiting regulatory approval and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2013. Partners Jeffrey A. Zlotky and J. Holt Foster,...

2013-02-25 16:21:38

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thompson & Knight LLP has organized a statewide effort to enact legislation allowing property owners in Texas to finance water conservation and energy efficiency upgrades to existing buildings with long-term loans to be repaid through local taxing districts under voluntary property assessments. The legislation, introduced in SB 385 and HB 1094, will update a 2009 Texas statute to fully authorize municipalities and counties to use property...

2011-02-02 16:31:00

DALLAS, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of the Firm's Oil and Gas Practice Group with the addition of Richard B. Hemingway Jr. as Partner, as well as attorneys Karen E. Lynch, Rachel F. Harrison, Robert P. Dougherty III, and Anna R. Irion. As a top energy industry firm, Thompson & Knight is proud to have one of the largest groups of attorneys in the nation who focus their practice exclusively on oil and...

2011-01-25 11:58:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that energy industry veteran Armando Cavanha has been named president and chief executive officer of Thompson & Knight Global Energy Services, LLC. The Houston-based company, a subsidiary launched by Thompson & Knight in 2007, offers a range of specialized financial and consulting services to the energy industry. Mr. Cavanha joins the company after 32 years of work in...

2010-08-26 12:02:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- People currently filing for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy protection are facing as much as a 55 percent cost increase as one result of the 2005 comprehensive bankruptcy reforms, according to a new study published in the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review. In addition, as a direct result of these increased costs, unsecured creditors are being paid a smaller percentage on the dollar today than prior to the 2005 reform. The study,...

2010-08-03 14:49:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the addition of energy and transactions attorney Hunter H. White as a Partner in the Oil and Gas Practice Group in the Firm's Houston office. White's 20 years of legal experience includes a wide range of oil and gas transactions, in addition to other work in the energy industry that includes asset and stock sales, operational and financial transactions, management agreements, and other...

2009-10-28 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In association with the World Affairs Council of Houston, the global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has announced the sponsorship of a continuing series of presentations and lectures on the rapidly changing business environment of Latin America. The Latin American Business Outlook series will cover a range of topics of interest for the business and investment community. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090820/WACLOGO) For the...

2009-08-31 05:00:00

BRAZILIA, Brazil, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Later today, the Brazilian government will introduce a proposal calling for significant changes in the nation's legal and regulatory framework for the exploration and development of hydrocarbon resources located off Brazil's southeastern coast. The 112,000 square kilometer pre-salt region, first found to contain oil with the Tupi discovery in 2007, is estimated to hold recoverable reserves of as much as 50 billion barrels of oil. The proposal,...