The 39th EMLF Annual Institute kicks off at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, with a hosted reception for everyone at Marriott’s downtown Renaissance Hotel.
Be sure to reserve your room soon. The cutoff date for the discounted room rate/room block is May 14. Go to the EMLF website to reserve your room online or you can also call directly to Marriott Reservations (staffed 24/7): 888.236.2427 and reference the EMLF 39th Annual Institute Meeting room block.
Educational sessions begin Monday morning and end Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. Topics include: on Monday, a panel on the #MeToo movement, Legislative Updates, Energy Law Update, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Actions, Private Information Best Practices for Energy Companies, and Cryptocurrencies. There’s another a hosted reception Monday beginning at 5:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, there are breakout sessions: the Litigation and Administrative track includes the New Electricity Business, Pipelines, the NGA and Environmental and Land Use Laws, What to Do If the Coal Trains Don’t Arrive, Litigating Procurement Agreement Disputes, Post-Production and Affiliate Sales, and Use of a Company Representative in Litigation.
Also on Tuesday, the second breakout session includes Commercial and Title Issues: Value-based Lawyering in Negotiating Oil and Gas Leases, Wind Development, Quiet Title Actions, Deals Gone Wrong in the Coal Industry, and Boundary Line Disputes. Both tracks on Tuesday end at 1:00 p.m. – time to explore Nashville.
Early bird registration fees are in effect until May 25. Go to www.emlf.org to register. You’ll also find an online brochure with a detailed schedule of presentations.