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Unregistered CTA Summit Energy Services: choose your words wisely
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2015

A recent case highlights the importance of periodically reviewing an energy company's marketing materials and related activities (including


FERC and CFTC reach agreement on information sharing and jurisdiction
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2014

After a fair amount of back-channel arm-twisting, the two agencies with principal (and sometimes overlapping) jurisdiction over energy commodities


FERC orders trader to pay $30 million for market manipulation
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2011

On April 21, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ruled that former Amaranth Advisors LLC trader Brian Hunter violated FERC's Anti-Manipulation Rule and ordered Hunter to pay a $30 million civil penalty


CFTC sues three firms for manipulation of 2008 crude oil prices
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2011

On May 24, 2011, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil complaint in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging that three speculators, Parnon Energy Inc. (Parnon) of California, Arcadia Petroleum Ltd


CFTC proposes to set position limits in the energy futures market
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2010

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC" or "Commission") has published a release containing a proposed rulemaking that would (i) establish federal speculative position limits for futures on four major energy commodities; (ii) establish new standards for obtaining exemptions from such limits for bona fide hedging transactions and for certain swap dealer risk management transactions; and (iii) establish standards for aggregating positions in energy contracts


FERC Office of Enforcement issues its 2011 Report on Enforcement
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2011

On November 17, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Office of Enforcement issued its 2011 Report on Enforcement (Report


CFTC issues proposed order to exempt certain SPP transactions from regulation under most provisions of the CEA and CFTC rules
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On May 19, 2015, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC” or “Commission”) issued an order in response to an application from Southwest Power


Initial decision finds that BP manipulated 2008 natural gas market in Texas
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2015

On August 13, 2015, a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “Commission”) Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) issued an initial decision in


Adam Topping
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP

Gregory Mocek
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP