TX House Subcommittee Hears Testimony from Railroad Commission Seismologist On Proposed Rules Related to Disposal Wells in High-Risk Seismic Areas

By | North America Shale Blog | August 29, 2014

Following the Texas Railroad Commission’s recent proposal for additional rules related to disposal wells in “high-risk” seismic areas, on Monday, August 25, members of the Texas House Subcommittee on Seismic Activity heard testimony from Dr. Craig Pearson, the seismologist hired by the Railroad Commission to investigate the possible correlation between seismic events and oil and gas activity.

Managing Legal Risks Arising from Cloud Computing

By | Technology's Legal Edge | August 29, 2014

However, cloud services also bring risks, particularly for businesses with potential exposure to litigation or regulatory investigations, where documents may need to be accessed on a time sensitive basis and where any failings in document retention could result in significant negative consequences.  This article considers the nature of those risks and the steps that businesses can take to protect themselves in the context of the evolving cloud services market.

The Technology Paradox or How to Do the Right Thing Wrong

By | SeytLines | August 29, 2014
The Technology Paradox or How to Do the Right Thing Wrong

Love it or hate it, technology is here to stay. If you are a lawyer, you better love it because technology will play a bigger role in what you do each day going forward. But, and this is an important “but,” there is a right way and a wrong way to do technology. In fact, there are many wrong ways to do technology.