April 10, 2017 | Blog | By Thomas Burton
Tom Burton, Member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Section and Founder and Chair of the firm’s Energy Technology Practice, will publish bi-weekly installments providing key takeaways from the four sections of AEE’s webinar including: Industry Growth; Advanced Energy Jobs; Growth Trends; and Policy. This is the second installment of the series.
April 6, 2017 | Blog | By Thomas Burton
Last week, Mintz Levin was proud to sponsor an Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) webinar highlighting AEE’s fifth annual report of market size, by revenue, of the advanced energy industry, worldwide and in the United States.
April 5, 2017 | Blog | By Hannah Coman
Tomorrow is the big day! The sold-out Seventh Annual New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) Gala will be taking place tomorrow, April 6, 2017, at the Boston Park Plaza.
March 22, 2017 | Blog
Join us in our Boston office on March 29 at noon for a business luncheon hosted by Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) entitled, “Why Clean Energy Will Win: Technologies That Can Change The World.” Panelists, noted below, will discuss their thoughts on the future of clean energy as well as provide information about their companies and technologies.
March 20, 2017 | Blog | By Energy Technology News Team
Mintz Levin is proud to sponsor an upcoming Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) webinar highlighting the fifth edition of AEE’s annual report of market size, by revenue, of the advanced energy industry, worldwide and in the United States.
March 15, 2017 | Blog | By Energy Technology News Team
Are you a company approaching the end of seed funding? Join us on Thursday, April 13 at 5:30 pm at the Venture Café at Cambridge Innovation Center where our own Anthony Hubbard will explore terms, trends, and traps likely to be encountered in the pursuit of a first preferred stock financing.
March 13, 2017 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli
The last twelve months have seen strong levels of M&A activity in the U.S. energy tech and renewables sector. As this trend continues, we want to share a recent update on the increased use of representations and warranties insurance in M&A deals that our Private Equity Practice wrote.
March 9, 2017 | Blog | By Sarah Litke
Last week, the White House unveiled its $1.65 trillion blueprint for the FY2018 federal budget, which prioritizes discretionary defense spending, with an increase of $54 billion to $603 billion, by reducing total non-defense discretionary funds to $462 billion.
March 7, 2017 | Blog | By Katy Ward
Mintz Levin is thrilled to sponsor the Seventh Annual New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) Gala on April 6, 2017, at the Boston Park Plaza.
March 1, 2017 | Blog | By Energy Technology News Team
The Northeast is a leading region in the United States for renewable energy generation and sourcing through competitive markets. The Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA) supports environmentally sound, reliable and cost-effective wholesale and retail markets for the production and delivery of electric power supply, as well as competing energy services and resources alternatives, including conservation, innovative demand-side and power delivery technologies.
February 28, 2017 | Blog
As Republicans hold control of the executive and legislative branches, comprehensive reform of the tax code is one of their top policy priorities. While they agree on the need to reduce the corporate tax rate and reform the system, Republicans have yet to unite around a specific provision or path forward.
February 15, 2017 | Blog
As the 115th Congress gets underway, Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) have reintroduced the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, better known as Portman-Shaheen. The bill is cosponsored by Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Susan Collins (R-ME), Chris Coons (D-DE), Al Franken (D-MN), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Roger Wicker (R-MS).
February 13, 2017 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli
Seed financing is critical to entrepreneurs and emerging growth stage companies looking to jumpstart their business, yet the initial investment a business needs can often be the hardest to find. Particularly for clean energy companies building new, industry-disrupting technologies, bringing in early financing can enable start-ups to develop and test their products and designs.
February 9, 2017 | Blog | By Thomas Burton
A group of Republican senior statesmen is calling for a carbon tax to fight climate change. Led by former Secretary of State James A. Baker III, former Secretary of State George P. Shultz and former Secretary of Treasury Henry M. Paulson Jr., the group believes a carbon tax, which depends on increasing fossil fuel prices to reduce consumption, is a "conservative climate solution" based on free-market principles.
February 6, 2017 | Blog | By Energy Technology News Team
In our current business environment, managing cybersecurity risks is of the utmost importance. Our own Tom Burton, Member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Section and Founder and Chair of the firm’s Energy Technology Practice, was recently interviewed by Marcus McInnis, Director of Operations for Lockheed Martin’s Cybersecurity Innovation Center, on this increasingly popular topic.
February 3, 2017 | Blog | By Energy Technology News Team
The United States and Canada form the largest integrated energy market in the world, operating on more than 50 grid connections of transmission wires and pipelines, according to EUCI.
January 18, 2017 | Blog | By Thomas Burton
With President-Elect Donald Trump and his administration officially moving into the White House this Friday, the landscape of energy policy, investment, and incentives could see major changes in 2017.
January 10, 2017 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli
Financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard recently published its annual report on the costs of electricity generation technologies, finding that the costs for clean energy projects continue to decrease.
December 28, 2016 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli
On December 15, 2016, the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) released an in-depth research report providing guidance for the evolving electric power sector.
Think Before You Settle: Protegrity Teaches Timing is Important When Negotiating Settlement Agreements
December 16, 2016 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli
Settling during your appeal of an unfavorable district court judgement may leave you stuck with the lower court’s original ruling, as suggested in the recent district court ruling in Protegrity USA, Inc., et al. v. Netskope, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-02515-YGR (N.D. Cal. Sept. 13, 2016).
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