Peter Rodgers advises energy and agricultural industry clients, primarily within the trading community, on commodity regulatory issues, on commercial matters and in federal enforcement proceedings. Peter, who began his career as a staff assistant in the United States Senate, has had major responsibility for judicial and administrative litigation, commercial counseling, environmental regulatory matters and transactional work. His 40+ years of hands-on experience in this dynamic industry extends to energy policy matters and includes the regulatory and trade laws that govern the energy business.
Peter helps clients strategically respond to internal and external investigative matters, including Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) market manipulation investigations of the crude oil, natural gas and power markets.
Peter represents a broad spectrum of U.S. and international energy and commodity companies, including significant European and Asian companies trading both energy and agricultural products. In addition, Peter counsels several major investment banking companies that trade energy and soft commodities.
Sutherland represents oil entity in EPA reformulated gasoline enforcement proceeding.
Sutherland represents an independent power producer and trader in CFTC false price reporting investigations.
Sutherland represents a multinational commodities trading company in position limits investigation by Exchange.