US firms expected to push back on Fatca quid pro quo
In depth: political risk introduction
Dodd-Frank: a tough nut to crack
On Tuesday, US President Barack Obama launched a new initiative aimed at curbing speculation in energy markets, arguing that it would help ease the pain of high gasoline prices. He urged Congress to give the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)...
Christy Romero appointed after approval from President and Senate
US President Barack Obama has announced his plan to nominate Deutsche Bank's Adam Sieminski as head of the Energy Information Administration
Cyrus Amir-Mokri is the new assistant secretary for financial institutions at the US Treasury.
The executive director of the financial fraud enforcement task force has quit his post after just 17 months
Pension funds and investment firms highlight inflation, interest rate and currency risks of US default in open letters to President Obama
Government boost to nat gas use could have longer-term price impact, or may not lower energy prices at all: analysts
Carrot and stick
US President promises push for clean energy at expense of oil and singular focus on renewables
Energy companies say key definitions in recently adopted US financial legislation are too broad or need clarifying, and call for additional 'trader' classification
The US Department of Energy has announced further funding for clean coal technology R&D as part of plan to maintain a diversified energy portfolio
As US regulators embark on redefining over-the-counter derivatives trading, energy end-users need to be aware of how they will be categorised and the potential impact on trading costs.
CFTC Chairman confirms regulator will propose new rule on position limits as part of its expanded remit under financial legislation that could be enacted imminently by US President Obama
In a joint announcement yesterday, US President Barack Obama and secretary of the interior Ken Salazar disclosed further details of efforts to strengthen energy security.
US President Obama in January unveiled a proposal to prevent banks from owning, investing in or sponsoring hedge funds, private equity funds or proprietary trading operations for their own profit. What do authorities mean by ‘prop trading’ and how...
US President Barack Obama has announced a series of measures designed to boost biofuel production and reduce US dependence on foreign oil.