Energy Dodged the Dodd Frank Bullet

Energy industry appears to have successfully dodged a big Dodd Frank bullet with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) decision July 10, 2012 by a 4-1 vote defining a “swap” for energy transaction purposes as largely exempting any regulatory driven environmental transactions.  The types of typical transactions exempted includes environmental commodities, power supply peaking supply Read more about Energy Dodged the Dodd Frank Bullet[…]

New Rules for Federal Regulatory Accountability

A likely scenario for a wounded President unable to get his energy and environmental agenda through a disbelieving Congress is to use his executive authority to regulate everything that moves through the US EPA and other Federal agencies. The new Republican majority in the House should guard against this over-reach by adding regulatory process reform Read more about New Rules for Federal Regulatory Accountability[…]