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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 […]

Subrogation Claims and Arbitration Clauses in Construction Contracts

In Texas, while an insurer can assert a subrogation claim independently of its insured, the insurer still stands in the shoes of its insured, meaning the insurer’s claims are limited to those the insured could bring and are subject to the same […]

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 […]