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Notice of Proposed FERC Rulemaking: Coordination of the Scheduling Processes of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and Public Utilities

By Ken Irvin, Katrina Olsen, and Katherine Vorhis On March 20, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Proposed Rule) that, if adopted, will effectively require interstate natural gas pipelines to change their scheduling … Continue reading

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Final Rule – Final Exemptive Order Regarding Compliance With Certain Swap Regulations

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is adopting regulations to further implement new provisions enacted by Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: 17 CFR Chapter I Final Exemptive Order Regarding Compliance With Certain Swap … Continue reading

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Final Rule – Registration of Intermediaries

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is adopting regulations to to further implement new statutory provisions enacted by Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: 17 CFR Part 3 Registration of Intermediaries View more rules … Continue reading

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Final Rule – Further Definition of “Swap”

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities Exchange Commission are jointly adopting the following rule and interpretations under the Commodity Exchange Act (‘‘CEA’’) and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Exchange Act’’) to further define the terms ‘‘swap,’’ ‘‘security-based … Continue reading

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Northeast Heat Wave Causing Stress on NYISO, Activating Demand-Response Program

Due to the current heat wave in the Northeast, stress on the NYISO system is running high. The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and New York’s power grid operator, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), activated demand-response programs in … Continue reading

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EPA Proposes CO2 Emissions Standards for New Fossil Fuel-Fired Power Generators

By  Gregory Lawrence, Athena Eastwood, Joseph Williams and Tory Lauterbach On March 27, 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) submitted for publication in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking that would set standards of performance for CO2 gas emissions for … Continue reading

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Final Rule – Swap Dealer and Major Swap Participant Recordkeeping, Reporting, and Duties Rules; FCM and Introducing Broker Conflicts of Interest Rules; and CCO Rules for Swap Dealers, Major Swap Participants, and FCMs

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has published 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 1, 3, and 23 Swap … Continue reading

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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

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Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Strategies: A Big Stick, Rarely Used

Cadwalader partners John Rapisardi, Lary Stromfeld, Doug Mintz, Terence Workman and Tim Brown have authored “Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Strategies: A Big Stick, Rarely Used,” a chapter excerpt from Inside the Minds: Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Strategies, a Thomson Reuters/Aspatore publication. This excerpt focuses on … Continue reading

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