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Monthly futures exchange issuance report: March 2015
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2015

This report summarizes selected material notices from CME Group and ICE Futures, with a particular focus on energy. It is not intended to a be a


Monthly futures exchange issuance report: February 2015
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

This month, CME Group announced fines totaling $1.75 million against derivatives broker Newedge USA for violations of exchange rules in certain metal


FERC approved settlement with Twin Cities
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2014

On December 30,2014, the Commission approved four Stipulation and Consent Agreements (Agreements) between the Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) and


Barclays motion to dismiss raises significant issues about FERC jurisdiction
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

After an investigation of actions in the western electricity markets by Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays"), Daniel Brin, Scott Connelly, Karen Levine


Force majeure provisions in power purchase agreements
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2009

Recently Energy Risk magazine featured an article regarding "Force Majeure Provisions for Power Contracts."


Enforcement authority under the Commodities Exchange Act undercut by US v. Radley
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2009

On September 17, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas dismissed a twenty-six count indictment brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") and U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") against four former BP employees for allegedly attempting to manipulate the Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation ("TET") propane market in 2004


CFTC seeks input on Dodd-Frank implementation issues affecting energy end-users
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2014

With most of its rules implementing the swap regulatory provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank") in


Connecting market manipulation’s dots
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2011

FERC recently issued orders in two fully adjudicated cases of alleged market manipulation


CFTC designates four additional electricity contracts as SPDCs
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2010

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued two orders on July 9, 2010, designating four monthly electricity contracts as Significant Price Discovery Contracts (SPDC) pursuant to section 2(h)(7) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA


Four RTO electricity contracts found to provide significant price discovery
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2010

After designating two bilateral Mid-Columbia (Mid-C) electricity contracts traded on the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) as significant price discovery contracts (SPDC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), in July 9th orders, designated four additional ICE electricity contracts used in organized Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) markets as SPDCs