Deepwater's Shake-Up Of Regulatory Landscape To Continue

Law360, New York (March 3, 2012, 1:55 PM EST) -- Though multidistrict litigation over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has come to a halt in a record-breaking settlement of some $7.8 billion, regulatory changes spurred by the disaster will continue to make themselves felt in stricter safety and environmental rules, agency shake-ups and slower permitting for new drilling projects.

The regulatory overhaul spurred by the disaster has carried on over the nearly two years since spill victims began bringing claims against BP PLC and other Macondo well partners, often overshadowed by the complex legal proceedings in...
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