Category Archives: Dodd-Frank

SAVE THE DATE: 2014 Energy & Commodities Regulation, Compliance and Enforcement Conference

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will be hosting its annual Energy & Commodities Conference in Houston, Texas. The program will feature informative presentations and panel discussions on the evolving regulatory and enforcement issues affecting the U.S. and international energy and … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Commodity Trading, CSAPR, Dodd-Frank, DOJ, EMIR, Emissions, Enforcement and Investigations, EPA, ERCOT, Events, FERC, FTC, MiFID, MiFIR, Mining/Metals, Oil & Gas, Power, PUCT, Regulation, Renewables, SEC

FERC and CFTC Reach Agreement on Information Sharing and Jurisdiction

After a fair amount of back-channel arm-twisting, the two agencies with principal (and sometimes overlapping) jurisdiction over energy commodities have reached agreement on two memoranda of understanding (“MOUs”) required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  On January 2, 2014, the Federal Energy … Continue reading

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The Volcker Rule’s Impact on Foreign Banking Organizations

On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the three federal banking agencies – the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – as well as the Securities … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Commodity Trading, Dodd-Frank, Oil & Gas, Power, Regulation, SEC

The Volcker Rule’s Impact on Banking Entities’ Ownership and Sponsorship of Structured Finance and Securitization Transactions

On December 10, 2013, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission released the long-awaited … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Commodity Trading, Dodd-Frank, Mining/Metals, Oil & Gas, Power, Regulation, SEC

Cadwalader Recognized for Excellence at 2013 Commodity Business Awards

On November 20, Cadwalader received a Special Commendation at the 2013 Commodity Business Awards. The honor, in the Excellence in Commodities: Legal category, is bestowed upon firms that have made notable, innovative achievements over the past year in documenting, structuring, … Continue reading

Posted in Announcement, CFTC, Dodd-Frank, FERC, FSA, Mining/Metals, Oil & Gas, Power, Regulation, SEC

Presentation Materials: Examining the Newly Revised CFTC Position Limits Rule

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP hosted a webinar program on Wednesday, November 13, to address the proposed new position limits rule and how it will affect market participants. Click here to download the presentation materials.  An audio recording is available … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Commodity Trading, Dodd-Frank, Events, Oil & Gas, Power, Regulation

CFTC Approves Position Limits Proposals

At its open meeting on November, 5, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approved two Position Limits Proposals. With a 3-1 vote, the Commissioners approved Proposed Regulation on Position Limits for Derivatives. With a unanimous vote, the Commission also … Continue reading

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Cadwalader to Host Webinar Examining the Newly Revised CFTC Position Limits Rule

Following the open meeting of the CFTC on November 5, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will host a webinar program to address the proposed new position limits rule and how it will affect your business. Wednesday, November 13, 2013 5:00 … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Commodity Trading, Dodd-Frank, Events, Oil & Gas, Power, Regulation

CFTC to Hold Open Meeting to Consider Proposals on Position Limits

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. ET to consider: Position Limits for Derivatives Aggregation of Accounts Under Part 150, Position Limits Watch a webcast of the meeting … Continue reading

Posted in CFTC, Commodity Trading, Dodd-Frank, Regulation

Cadwalader Shortlisted for 2013 Commodity Business Awards

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has been shortlisted for the 2013 Commodity Business Awards in Excellence in Commodities: Legal. The Commodity Business Awards honor those companies that are making a significant impact on the way commodity business is conducted – … Continue reading

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