FERC & CFTC Compliance on Energy Trading

CPE: 7.5 hours
Program Level: Basic to Intermediate
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Prerequisites: None. No advance preparation needed.
Instructional Delivery Method: Group Live
Cost: $898
Schedule:  8am – 4pm. Lunch is provided at 12pm.

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    Brief: Learn the FERC and CFTC compliance rules for energy trading.   What are the new Dodd-Frank rules and when will they be effective?  Which companies can file for the End-User exemption and what reporting will be required.  What are the new manipulation and whistleblower rules?  What are the credit issues?  Compare and contrast the FERC and the CFTC rules for OTC trading, and much more.  Apply all of the foregoing to compliance games — based on real life trading scenarios from the trading desks of the biggest energy traders in the business

    Day 1 – 8:30am – 4:00pm

    1. Introductions
    2. Overview of Energy Trading & Marketing (8:30 to 9:30)
      1. Swaps, Forwards and Futures
      2. Futures and Over-the-counter Markets
      3. Participants in Wholesale Markets
      4. True/False Challenge
    3. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (9:30 to 10:15, 10:30 to 12:00)
      1. Jurisdiction of the FERC
      2. FERC Commissioners and Enforcement Staff
      3. Gas and Power Regulation
      4. Enforcement at the FERC
      5. Anti-Manipulation Rule under EPA of 2005
      6. Future Direction of the FERC Rules
      7. True/False Challenge
    4. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (1:00 to 2:30)
      1. Jurisdiction of the CFTC
      2. CFTC Commissioners and Enforcement Staff
      3. Overview of Dodd-Frank Statute and Regulations
      4. Overview of Rules Applying to End-users, Swap Dealers and MSPs
      5. What Remains of the Commodity Futures Modernization Act?
      6. What CFTC Rules are Final and Effective Right Now?
      7. Comparison to the FERC Rules
      8. True/False Challenge
    5. Case Studies and Training Games (2:45 to 4:00)


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