Category Archives: Renewables

Recent Developments in Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Supreme Court Grants EPA’s Petition for Certiorari in Transport Rule Case, and President Obama Issues Executive Directive to EPA Regarding Carbon Emissions

By Ken Irvin, David Williams, Terence Healey and Sohair Aguirre On Monday, June 24, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) for a writ of certiorari to review the decision of the … Continue reading

Posted in CSAPR, Distressed Energy, Emissions, EPA, Power, Regulation, Renewables

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

Energy Tax Provisions in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

On January 1, 2013, Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the “Act”), which averted the “fiscal cliff.” The Act contains several significant energy-related tax provisions.  read more

Posted in Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables, Tax

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

FERC Confirms It Lacks Jurisdiction over Unbundled Renewable Energy Certificate Sales

By Greg Lawrence and Tory Lauterbach On April 20, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued an order accepting proposed revisions to the WSPP Agreement addressing sales of renewable energy certificates (“RECs”) made pursuant to that agreement. In the … Continue reading

Posted in FERC, Power, Regulation, Renewables

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

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