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Norton Rose Fulbright: D.C. Circuit Vacates Part Of Conflict Minerals Rule
Posted on 13 May 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Marsha Z. Gerber , Cristina K. Lunders and Christian Menefee On April 14, 2014, a divided panel of the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found unconstitutional one part of the disclosure requirements in the Securities and Exchange Commission's... Read More

K&L Gates LLP: SEC Adopts New Rules Requiring Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers to Governments
Posted on 25 Jan 2013 by K & L Gates LLP

By James O. Green, P. Gregory Hidalgo and Lynwood E. Reinhardt Excerpt: On August 22, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") adopted new rules relating to disclosure of payments by so-called "resource extraction... Read More

Cadwalader: CFTC Concludes Certain Natural Gas Transportation Agreements May be Swaps
Posted on 1 Aug 2012 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Natural gas traders should note that the CFTC has concluded that the definition of swap (which includes commodity options) includes the right to use gas transportation via the payment of a demand charge or reservation fee if the exercise of the right... Read More