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Energy Enforcement Insider: Focus on Peizer Insider Trading Indictment, CFTC Updates re Greenwashing and Power Markets, and Recent Fifth Circuit FCPA Decision


On March 21, 2023, Baker Botts hosted the 20th webinar of our Energy Enforcement Insider series, which discussed the following topics:

  • Peizer Insider Trading Indictment – Based on Use of Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plans
  • CFTC – Greenwashing as an Enforcement Priority
  • CFTC – New Enforcement Director
  • CFTC – Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee Addresses Power Market Issues
  • Fifth Circuit FCPA decision in US v. Rafoi Bleuler

Our panel included Michael Loesch, former Chief of Staff and Chief Operating Officer at the CFTC; and Brendan Quigley, former federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York.

Affirmative Defense for Insider Trading Under 10b5 1C in Civil Cases

White Collar Investigations Update

CFTC Approves Rule to Codify No Action Relief for Separate Accounts by Clearing Members

SEC Commissioner Hints at Regulatory Focus for Upcoming Months

CFTC Takes Steps to Investigate Voluntary Carbon Markets

The Impact of Electrification and Renewables on the Grid and Market Integrity

Overview of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act FCPA

Can a Non Enumerated Actor be Liable for Conspiring With an Enumerated Actor Under the FCPA

Energy Enforcement: Insider Focus on Peizer Insider Trading Indictment, CFTC Updates re Greenwashing (Full Video)

Energy Enforcement Insider is a monthly 30-minute program that addresses the latest trends and developments in investigations and enforcement matters impacting energy market participants and provides real-world tips for mitigating risks and addressing key compliance and investigation challenges.

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