The US Dodd-Frank Act envisioned a new type of trading venue for over-the-counter derivatives, known as swap execution facilities (Sefs). But in the energy markets, at least, it appears Sefs are dead and traditional futures exchanges have emerged triumphant....
Price reporting agencies (PRAs) are facing intense scrutiny from regulators, amid renewed allegations that their widely used price indexes are being manipulated by unscrupulous energy traders. Will the PRAs be forced to change their ways? Alexander Osipovich...
Commissioner says lowering futures block trade thresholds skirts the intent of Dodd-Frank
Frustrated by inaction at the CFTC, public utilities champion new law on Dodd-Frank special entities threshold
Chairman who presided over more aggressive stance on power market manipulation to step down, agency says
Bill Perkins believes rising demand and reduced risk warehousing will create opportunities for natural gas traders: video
CFTC commissioner warns about agency's "data dilemma" in exclusive video interview
Ferc is now monitoring markets in near real time for evidence of manipulation, warns enforcement official
CFTC must revamp its technological infrastructure to cope with a flood of swap trade data, says commissioner
CFTC will soon unveil revised rule on commodity position limits after a court rejected its previous effort, says O'Malia
Exchanges plan futures in response to RIN price surge
Dodd-Frank delay gets mixed response from energy firms
A good climate for renewable PPAs
The calm before the storm?
With Dodd-Frank reporting and record-keeping rules set to come into effect on April 10, energy companies worry they won’t be ready in time
A court decides the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission overstepped its authority in trying to prosecute manipulation in natural gas futures - a ruling with implications for other cases
Bill Perkins, founder of Skylar Capital Management, sees opportunities in US natural gas markets, even as depressed prices and low volatility prompt other traders to pull back. Alexander Osipovich reports
No molecule left behind
Oil major Shell and price reporting agency Platts offer rival plans to fix market distortions in Brent crude oil
As she prepares to leave the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Jill Sommers speaks to Alexander Osipovich about the battles over Dodd-Frank and the investigation into MF Global
Switching to futures and rewriting corporate websites could help reluctant energy companies avoid having to register as swap dealers under Dodd-Frank, reports Alexander Osipovich