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|U.S. Department of Commerce Finds 'Dumping' and Unlawful Subsidization of Solar Product Imports|
Kenneth W. Irvin, Gregory Kusel, Natalie Mitchell; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
January 8, 2015, previously published on December 22, 2014On December 16, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its affirmative final determinations regarding imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic products used for solar generation. The Department determined that China and Taiwan violated antidumping duty law by selling solar...
|2014 FERC Enforcement Report Emphasizes Internal Compliance Procedures, Self-Reporting, and Importance of Cooperation|
Doron F. Ezickson, Gregory Kusel, Gregory K. Lawrence, Christopher J. Polito; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 25, 2014The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) 2014 Report on Enforcement (Report), issued on November 20, 2014, provides an overview of and statistics regarding FERC’s enforcement activities during the fiscal year 2014 within Enforcement’s...
|The Fate of FERC Demand Response Order No. 745: Efforts to Adapt While the Judicial and Complaint Processes Play Out|
Sohair A. Aguirre, Terence T. Healey, Gregory K. Lawrence, Lamiya Rahman; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
December 5, 2014, previously published on November 14, 2014Since our last update regarding the D.C. Circuit’s vacatur of FERC Order No. 745 in Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC ( “EPSA”), several developments have occurred in EPSA and related proceedings. The appeals process and related complaints at FERC will take time to play...
|FERC Revokes MBR Authorization of 26 Suppliers for Delinquent EQRs|
Terence T. Healey, Kenneth W. Irvin, Katherine Vorhis; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
November 15, 2014, previously published on November 5, 2014On October 30, 2014, the Federal Energy Commission issued an order revoking the market-based rate (“MBR”) authorization of twenty-six (26) retail suppliers for failure to timely file Electric Quarterly Reports (“EQRs”). The FERC had notified these suppliers on October 9,...
|New MiFID I Consultation Paper Creates Further Challenges for Commodity Market Participants|
Assia Damianova, Doron F. Ezickson, Jonathan H. Flynn, Antoinette Maginness, Nick Shiren; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014On 29 September 2014, ESMA published a consultation paper (the Consultation Paper) seeking industry feedback for guidelines relating to certain commodity derivatives, namely those falling under C6 and C7 of Annex I of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). One of the reasons for...
|Clear Rift Highlighted by Commissioners’ Lack of Action on New England’s Most Recent Forward Capacity Auction Results|
Terence T. Healey, Kenneth W. Irvin, Gregory K. Lawrence, Thomas Reid Millar; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on September 24, 2014On September 16, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s four Commissioners issued statements explaining a 2-2 deadlock between Chairman LaFleur and Commissioner Moeller on the one hand and Commissioner Clark and new Commissioner Bay on the other, over whether to accept rates...
|First Criminal Prosecution for Spoofing: High Frequency Trading Firm Owner Indicted in Northern District of Illinois|
Jodi L. Avergun, Isabelle S. Corbett, Jonathan H. Flynn, Anthony M. Mansfield, Gregory George Mocek; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014On October 2, 2014, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois announced the indictment of Michael Coscia, the owner of Panther Energy Trading (“Panther”), for six counts of commodities fraud and six counts of spoofing. This indictment represents the first ever criminal...
|On to the Supreme Court? The D.C. Circuit Denies FERC’s Request for Rehearing En Banc of its Decision to Vacate FERC’s Demand Response Rule|
Terence T. Healey, Kenneth W. Irvin, Gregory K. Lawrence, Thomas Millar; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
October 6, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014On September 17, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit denied the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s request for rehearing en banc of the D.C. Circuit’s decision to vacate FERC’s wholesale demand response compensation rule. The D.C....
|No Market Interest Rate and No Make Whole: Momentive Performance Court Rejects Lender Arguments Against Confirmation|
Ingrid Bagby, Mark C. Ellenberg, Michael A. Stevens; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 17, 2014On August 26, 2014, Judge Robert D. Drain of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that (i) the debtors could satisfy the cramdown requirements of section 1129(b) of the Bankruptcy Code by issuing to certain secured noteholders replacement notes with...
|Update to New CME Rule on Disruptive Trading Practices Summary Chart|
Sohair A. Aguirre, Neal E. Kumar, Anthony M. Mansfield, Paul J. Pantano; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP;
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014On August 28, 2014, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, the New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc., and the Commodity Exchange, Inc. (collectively, the “CME”) submitted a notice of a rule adoption to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the...