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VIDEO: "Oil and Gas Law: In 5 Minutes or Less"

In the latest episode of Oil and Gas Law: In 5 Five Minutes or Less, KRCL's video series covering key legal developments for energy industry professionals, litigation partner Tom Ciarlone discusses a mineral lease dispute that has percolated up to […]

Thomas G. Ciarlone Jr.

SCOTX to Review Mineral Lease Boundary Dispute

In a case with potentially far-reaching consequences, the Texas Supreme Court has agreed to review the Thirteenth Court of Appeals decision in Ellison v. Three Rivers Acquisition LLC, No. 13-17-00046-CV, 2019 WL 613262 (Tex. App.—Corpus Christi […]

Thomas G. Ciarlone Jr.

PODCAST: Three New Important Oil-and-Gas Cases

Download the iPhone/iPad app for our podcast at tinyurl.com/energylawios, or the Android app at tinyurl.com/energylawandroid. The podcast is also available on iTunes (tinyurl.com/energylawitunes), Google Play (tinyurl.com/energylawgoogleplay), Spotify […]

Thomas G. Ciarlone Jr.

Nuts and Bolts of Funding a Main Street Loan

 A Lender has two choices for funding a Main Street Loan. A Lender may fund a Main Street Loan and then seek to sell a participation interest in said Main Street Loan to the Main Street SPV.  A Lender may condition its extension of credit to […]

Oil-and-Gas Class Actions: A Cautionary Tale

In the latest episode of Oil and Gas Law: In 5 Five Minutes or Less, KRCL's video series covering important legal developments for energy industry professionals, litigation partner Tom Ciarlone discusses a recent verdict out of an Oklahoma federal […]

Thomas G. Ciarlone Jr.

Certificate of Merit Requirements in Texas

In order to assert a professional negligence claim in Texas against an architect, professional engineer, registered landscape architect, or registered professional land surveyor, the claimant must file a certificate of merit prepared by an outside expert […]

Brian M. Stork

UPDATED: July 31 Changes to Main Street Lending FAQs

The following documents were updated by the Federal Reserve Friday, July 31st: (1) Lender Registration Certifications and Covenants; (2) Loan Participation Agreement Transaction Specific Terms; (3) Loan Participation Agreement Standard Terms and Conditions […]