Despite the agitation over their role, there are valid reasons why banks are involved in physical commodities
Baringa Partners survey suggests firms may struggle to cope with European financial regulation
Expertise in energy trading is vital to the success of smart energy business models, which rely on integrating decentralised generation assets with the wholesale energy market. That presents an opportunity...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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The design of modern power pools is highly complex, creating plenty of opportunities for clever traders to profit by circumventing the rules, writes Vincent Kaminski
By mid-2014, the Regulation on Wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency is expected to see European energy market participants reporting masses of information about their trading activity to regulators. How do regulators intend to use this data...
Growth in WCS derivatives volumes highlights continuous evolution of the energy derivatives market
A critical July 3 vote in the European Parliament has brought the world's largest carbon market back from the brink of collapse. But participants say structural reform remains necessary to secure its future – and this is a long way off. Mark Nicholls...
With regulators working hard to combat manipulation in wholesale financial and energy markets, price reporting agencies (PRAs) are in the firing line. On May 14, the European Commission (EC) launched a series of co-ordinated raids on European energy trading...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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