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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.

To register for this webinar and view a full-length recording, click here.

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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