Severe Weather Events - The Winter Storm Uri Example: Updates, What's Next, and Lessons Learned for the Energy Sector

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Thursday, July 15, 2021
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time

With a steady increase in the frequency and ferocity of severe weather events such as the recent Winter Storm Uri in Texas, energy companies are likely to face a range of legal and regulatory issues stemming from the fallout of each event. Impacts can include price-gouging class actions, commodity contract disputes, government investigations, wrongful death, property damage and personal injury lawsuits, mass tort cases, insurance recovery disputes, securities litigation, and more. 

Join us for a report from the “front lines” of a recent—but surely not the last—such severe weather event.


  • The first wave of lawsuits and claims
  • In the pipeline: Business interruption claims, contract and business tort disputes, force majeure, maximizing insurance coverage, internal investigations, state and federal follow-up, broken and amended deals, market impacts, and more
  • Lessons learned: What your company can do to prepare for the next event 

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