Federal legislation to ensure legacy Libor contracts can move to SOFR is in the works
Higher emissions but little impact on price or demand for CPP replacement
Supporters of bankruptcy act want it separated from repeal of Dodd-Frank Title II
Amended Financial Choice Act eliminates stress tests for funds, lobbyist claims
Republican nominee is no fan of bankers and a Democrat Senate would block reform of Dodd-Frank
Language neutering swaps push-out was the work of political staff and banks
Insiders tell the story of the 'zombie' bill everyone hated, but no-one could kill
Bill confirming margin exemption now needs President Obama's approval
A tax proposal from the US House of Representatives would raise taxes for individual investors on their derivatives holdings
In depth: political risk introduction
The voice of reason?
Commission split on budget proposal to part-fund agency with fees
Cap-and-trade to continue as part of portfolio of emission reduction tools for states and regions; scheme co-operation expected
A 'handful' of states will implement carbon cap-and-trade without congressional legislation, according to industry players
The latest US Senate energy bill has been criticised for omitting a renewable energy standard (RES), which drafters felt would not attract the 60 votes needed to pass the bill
Senator's letter fails to assuage end-user concerns over non-cleared swaps
Energy companies are looking to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for more clues about the future regulatory landscape after the US Congress set the stage last week for a wide-ranging overhaul of derivatives regulation
CFTC chairman supports trading requirements in both versions of the financial reform bill that would benefit derivatives users rather than Wall Street banks, but calls for tighter exemptions to prevent systemic risk
Shell's $4.7 billion shale assets purchase today flies in the face of industry concerns about the impact of tighter regulations on future production
Swap dealers and major swap participants will be unable to qualify for federal government support
US energy secretary Steven Chu joined industry figures in underlining the need for a clear legislative signal to encourage investment in clean energy and emissions reductions technology at a Washington, DC conference this week.
Wholesale electricity market participants yesterday called for an exemption for energy end-users from legislation that could see the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) increase its jurisdictional powers over the sector.