Monthly Archives: March 2012

Final Rule – Correction to Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors: Compliance Obligations

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published a correction to the following final rule to implement certain provisions of Title VII and Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: 17 CFR Parts 4, 145, … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Dodd-Frank, Regulation

Senator Stabenow’s Alternative Energy Tax Incentive Measure Fails to Pass Senate

By David S. Miller, Gregory K. Lawrence, Daniel J. Mulcahy, and Harley L. Raff On March 13, an amendment to the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” (which is also known as the “Surface Transportation Act”) that … Continue reading

Posted in Renewables, Tax

Cadwalader Advises on North American Biomass Deal of the Year 2011

Cadwalader’s Energy & Commodities Group served as counsel on a transaction that has been awarded the North American Biomass Deal of the Year by Project Finance Magazine. The award recognizes the firm’s counsel to the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, developed … Continue reading

Posted in Finance, Renewables

Lawrence and Healey Release Best Practices on FERC Enforcement and Regulatory Considerations for Investments

On February 10, Cadwalader co-hosted the Martindale-Hubbell® Counsel to CounselSM Forum on Energy/Renewable Energy: Managing Energy from FERC to the EPA. Following the informative roundtable discussion, Gregory Lawrence and Terence Healey released the articles presented at the forum, which cover … Continue reading

Posted in Enforcement and Investigations, Events, FERC, Regulation, Uncategorized

Clean Energy Standard Legislation Introduced in Senate

By Greg Lawrence, Athena Eastwood, Margo Dey and Jonathan Flynn. On March 1, 2012 Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) introduced the Clean Energy Standard Act of 2012, legislation that seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions … Continue reading

Posted in Regulation, Renewables