Annapolis Ballroom 3/4
This session will review recent developments in the U.S. energy and agricultural markets, with a focus on legislative and regulatory initiatives to address the role of speculators, index trading and investors. Topics will include the obligations of the speculators and the intermediary, whether it be an FCM in a futures market or an OTC swaps dealer. The panel will address regulatory and enforcement efforts by the CFTC, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the Federal Trade Commission with respect to their respective market manipulation rules. The panel will also discuss bank regulatory issues relevant to participants in the over-the-counter commodities markets.
William McCoy, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Eric Juzenas, Chief of Staff, Office of Acting Chairman Dunn, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Ronald Oppenheimer, General Counsel, Merrill Lynch Commodities
Paul Pantano, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Robert Pease, Director of Investigations, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Peter Rodgers, Partner, Sutherland