L&C 2015 Program

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:30 AM

8. Energy and Other Commodities

Maryland Suite, Lobby Level

The panel will review recent developments affecting participants in physical and financial commodities markets. Topics will include CFTC and exchange developments relating to position limits, the regulation of block trades and EFRPs, the characterization of spot, forward and trade option contracts, and exclusions for commercial end users from existing and proposed rules. The panel will also address Congressional hearings and Federal Reserve Board Rulemakings relating to bank holding company involvement with physical commodities and implementation of the Volcker Rule for commodities activities.


William McCoy, Managing Director & Counsel, Morgan Stanley


Dan Berkovitz, Partner, WilmerHale
Kara Dutta, Assistant General Counsel, Intercontinental Exchange
Joseph Hawrysz, Executive Director, Global Market Surveillance, CME Group
Ronald Oppenheimer, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Vitol
Paul Pantano, Partner, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft
Victoria Sharp, Managing Director & General Counsel, Citigroup Energy
Herb Thornhill, Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Operations & Risk Management, NRG Energy