Category Archives: Finance

Court Approves Extension of the Automatic Stay in Detroit’s Chapter 9 Case to State Officials

On July 24, 2013, Judge Steven W. Rhodes of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan approved the City of Detroit’s motion to extend the automatic stay to various non-debtor parties, including certain state officials. The Court’s ruling … Continue reading

Posted in Distressed Energy, Finance

City of Detroit Files Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Petition – Challenges Ahead

On the afternoon of July 18, 2013, the City of Detroit filed its highly anticipated petition for relief under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. This marks the largest municipal … Continue reading

Posted in Distressed Energy, Finance

SAVE THE DATE: 2013 Energy & Commodities Conference

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will be hosting its annual Energy & Commodities Conference in Houston, Texas. This complimentary day and half program will feature informative presentations and panel discussions on the evolving regulatory, business, and legal issues affecting the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, CFTC, Commodity Trading, Distressed Energy, Dodd-Frank, Energy Infrastructure, Enforcement and Investigations, ERCOT, Events, FERC, Finance, Oil & Gas, Power, PUCT, Regulation, Renewables

Cadwalader Names J.P. Morgan Deal Maker James Woolery as Deputy Chairman and Co-Chair of Corporate Department

”J.P. Morgan Deal Maker Joins Law Firm,” read the headline in The Wall Street Journal, which announced that James Woolery will join Cadwalader as Deputy Chairman and Co-Chair of the Corporate Department. Woolery, who is widely recognized as one of … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, Commodity Trading, Finance, Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables

Cadwalader Recognized by Financial Times Innovative Lawyers for Work on Prominent Energy Deals

Cadwalader again ranked among the top 25 Most Innovative Law Firms in the annual Financial Times US Innovative Lawyers report released today. Cadwalader was highly commended in Energy for advising American Renewables on one of the largest biomass financings, the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, Distressed Energy, Energy Infrastructure, Finance, Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables

SAVE THE DATE: Cadwalader Energy & Commodities Conference, Oct. 11-12

2012 Cadwalader Energy & Commodities Conference October 11-12, 2012 Houston, Texas For more information, or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Allison Geggatt at allison.geggatt@cwt.com.

Posted in CFTC, Commodity Trading, Distressed Energy, Dodd-Frank, Energy Infrastructure, Enforcement and Investigations, Events, FERC, Finance, Oil & Gas, Power, Regulation, Renewables

Cadwalader Webinar: Buying or Selling a Retail Marketing Company

Thursday, May 10, 2012 10:00 a.m. — 11:15 a.m. ET Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will host a series of substantive and direct webinar discussions on the latest transactional and regulatory developments affecting marketing, financing, and the purchase and sale … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Finance, Oil & Gas, Power

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

Michael Niebruegge, Leading Practitioner in Energy Finance, Joins Cadwalader

Michael Niebruegge, one of the foremost attorneys in energy finance, has joined Cadwalader’s Energy & Commodities Practice Group. Mr. Niebruegge will bring his expertise in financing oil and gas production and reserve-base lending to Cadwalader’s newly formed Energy and Commodities Advisory … Continue reading

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