This session will review recent developments in new commodities markets such as renewable energy products (e.g., RECs and S-RECS) and carbon trading in the U.S. and overseas. The panel will discuss recent legislative and regulatory initiatives, including issues related to overlapping jurisdiction of regulatory agencies, and the emergence of new platforms to trade, register and/or manage the risks associated with renewable energy commodity transactions. The panel will also address developments in the bio-diesel, solar, wind and other alternative energy markets.
Paul Pantano, Partner, McDermott Will & Emory
Jose Ibietatorremendia, Vice President & General Counsel, APX
Philip Levy, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
Eric Nield, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Chicago Climate Exchange
Lorie Schmidt, Senior Counsel - Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Energy and Environment