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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank Energy

SEC Proposes New Resource Extraction Rule

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Energy, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has proposed Rule 13q-1 and an amendment to Form SD to implement Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers.  Rule 13q-1 was initially adopted by the SEC on August 22, 2012, but it was subsequently vacated by the U.S. […] Read more →

by   |   December 11, 2015

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CFTC Report Indicates CFTC Botched Swap Dealer De Minimis Exemption

Banking, Derivatives, Energy CFTC staff issued a preliminary report regarding the swap dealer de minimis exception. Under CFTC rules, market participants who exceed $8 billion in gross notional swap dealing... Read more →

by   |   November 18, 2015

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CFTC Proposes Order to Exempt Southwest Power Pool Products

Derivatives, Energy Recently, the CFTC issued a Proposed Order in response to a 2013 request by the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) for exemption of certain SPP electric energy products from CFTC... Read more →

by   |   June 3, 2015

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CFTC Issues Final Interpretation on Forward Contracts with Embedded Volumetric Optionality

Derivatives, Energy Recently, the CFTC published a final interpretation clarifying its seven-element test regarding forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality (EVO). The final... Read more →

by   |   May 26, 2015