ESG—environmental, social, and [corporate] governance—is the focus of socially responsible investing, reflecting the notion that corporations should serve the interests of not only their shareholders, but of all their stakeholders. This paper suggests NEPA’s EIS process provides a possible go-by for corporate decision-makers to use in ensuring that their ESG policies consider the big picture--the cons as well as the pros of their ESG policies. The NEPA process begins when an agency proposes to take action...
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Economic sanctions The sanctions imposed by the UK, European Union and US following the recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia target the Russian economy. Whilst Russia is the largest country in the world, in terms of the global economy it only made up 3.11% of Global GDP in 2020. The sanctions imposed however will still have wide ranging impacts on all areas of the global market, and can already be seen in dramatically rising energy prices...
Haynes and Boone, LLP is serving as counsel to Earthstone Energy, Inc. in its acquisition of the assets of Midland Basin operator Bighorn Permian Resources, LLC in a cash-and-stock transaction worth approximately $860 million. This transaction comes on the heels of Haynes Boone’s representation of Earthstone in its recently announced $600 million acquisition of assets from another Permian Basin operator in Chisholm Energy Holdings LLC. The Bighorn Permian deal was announced Jan. 31, 2022, and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022...
Haynes Boone Represents Morgan Stanley in Connection with Clean Energy Bond Issuance of Nearly $1.5 Billion
A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by attorneys Chad Mills and John Montgomery represented Morgan Stanley Energy Structuring, L.L.C. (“MSES”) as the energy supplier and Morgan Stanley in its role as the guarantor of MSES’s obligations in connection with California's first-ever municipal bond-financed clean energy prepayment transaction. The Clean Energy Project Revenue Bonds (“the Bonds”) were issued by California Community Choice Financing Authority (CCCFA) for the benefit of East Bay Community Energy and Silicon Valley Clean Energy, two California community choice aggregators. The bond issuance on Sept 23, 2021 generated nearly $1...