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Determining the Applicable Law in Energy Transactions and Disputes Onshore and Offshore: Choice-of-Law Principles


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Category:
Institute for Energy Law |  Transactions
Faculty:
J. Randall Trahan
Duration:
60 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Oct 21, 2022
License:
Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.



Description

The session will be an examination of state and federal law principles that govern the ‘choice of law’ issues that may arise out of energy industry transactions, operations, and other activities, with a particular emphasis on the principle of ‘party autonomy’ (the permissibility of contractual choice-of-law clauses.

Credits


Texas
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1.0
General Credits:
1.0
Ethics Credits:
0.0

California
Accreditation Status:
Participatory Credit
Total Credits:
1.0
General Credits:
1.0
Legal Ethics Credits:
0.0

Elimination of Bias Credit:

0.0

Substance Abuse/Mental Illness Credit:

0.0


New Mexico
Accreditation Status:
Self-Study
Total Credits:
1.0
General Credits:
1.0
Specialty Credits:
0.0

Pennsylvania
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1.0
General Credits:
1.0
Ethics Credits:
0.0

West Virginia
Accreditation Status:
Approved
Total Credits:
1.2
General Credits:
1.2
Ethics/Specialty Credits:
0.0

Credit in Other States

Although MCLE credit has only been requested in these jurisdictions, you may be able to personally request and obtain credit in other jurisdictions—either participatory or self-study credit—but the rules vary greatly by jurisdiction. Please review your jurisdiction’s MCLE rules and regulations before purchasing or viewing this program if the purpose of your purchase is to obtain MCLE credit.



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Saul Litvinoff Distinguished Professor of Law

LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center


Professor J. Randall (“Randy”) Trahan is the Saul Litvinoff Distinguished Professor of Law at Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He received his B.A. in Political Science from LSU in 1982. After a brief stint at Harvard Law School, he returned to LSU to complete his legal studies, earning his JD in 1989. There he served as Articles Editor of the Louisiana Law Review and was inducted into The Order of the Coif. Before joining the Law Center faculty in 1995, he served as a law clerk to the late Judge Alvin B. Rubin of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals for one year and then practiced law with the firm of Phelps Dunbar in Baton Rouge for five years. A “civil law” specialist, he presently teaches Property, Matrimonial Regimes, Sales & Leases, Security Devices, Successions & Donations, and Conflict of Laws. He has also taught Persons and Family, Obligations, and Western Legal Traditions & Systems. He is the author of Louisiana Law of Property: A Précis, published by LexisNexis, and is co-author, along with Professor Emeritus Ken Murchison, of Western Legal Traditions & Systems: Louisiana Impact. He participates in law reform work through the Uniform Law Commission, serving as one of the commissioners from Louisiana, and through the Louisiana State Law Institute, serving as a member of the Council, as the reporter for several committees (Adult Guardianship, Birth Certificates, Legion Beyond Moiety, and Tutorship Procedure), and as a member of several other committees.


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