A Tale of Two Cases

  • Eric Gertner
  • Alan J. Lenczner
Keywords: Energy Law, Petroleum Law

Abstract

This paper examines some of the recent case law concerning the creation of a fiduciary relationship from negotiations toward a partnership or joint venture, and some of the remedies available for breach of fiduciary duty, particularly equitable damages and whether such damages should be awarded on a pre-tax or a post-tax basis.