Monthly Archives: February 2011

Energy Tax Provisions in the Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

On Monday, the Treasury Department released the Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2012 Revenue Proposals (the “Greenbook”), which includes several significant energy-related tax proposals. The proposals are all substantially similar to the energy-related tax proposals in last year’s Greenbook, except for … Continue reading

Posted in Renewables, Tax

Summary of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Commodity Options & Agricultural Swaps

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act prohibits swaps in an agricultural commodity unless conducted pursuant to a rule or order under the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC” or “Commission”) 4(c) exemptive authority. In the CFTC’s Notice of … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Commodity Trading, Dodd-Frank, Enforcement and Investigations, Regulation

ABA Business Law Section Derivatives & Futures Law Committee Winter Meeting

ABA Business Law Section Derivatives & Futures Law Committee Winter Meeting February 3-5, 2011 Naples, Florida Presented by the American Bar Association. Be sure to attend the panel presentations from each of Cadwalader’s distinguished speakers: Gregory Mocek, Anthony M. Mansfield, … Continue reading

Posted in Events

Cadwalader Further Strengthens Energy and Commodities Practice

Cadwalader announced that Jana V. Baldwin, Athena Y. Eastwood, Jason R. Eig, Terence T. Healey, Danielle K. Schonback, Vanessa G. Tanaka and Joseph B. Williams, all formerly with McDermott Will & Emery LLP, have joined the Firm’s Energy and Commodities  … Continue reading

Posted in Articles