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McClendon's Death Won't Allay Energy Co. Antitrust Fears

Law360, New York (March 2, 2016, 8:41 PM EST) -- The shocking death of former Chesapeake Energy Corp. CEO Aubrey McClendon the day after his indictment on a criminal antitrust charge moots the government's case against the hydraulic fracturing pioneer, but the indictment will still have energy companies scrambling to make sure their oil and gas leasing practices don't land them in the crosshairs of aggressive prosecutors, experts say.

McClendon orchestrated a conspiracy between two Oklahoma City-based oil and gas companies to avoid competing with one another for leases in northwest Oklahoma, arranging ahead of time...
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