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5 Dodd-Frank Reforms That Keep Energy Attys Up At Night

September 11, 2014, Law360

Covington's Stephen Humenik is quoted in this article regarding which aspects of Dodd-Frank rules are the source of most concern for energy firms:

"Most of the Dodd-Frank rules affecting energy firms — primarily issued by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission — are already on the books either in proposed or final form."

“There are few important ones left, but we're really in the phase of implementation and compliance,” said Stephen Humenik, a former counsel to former CFTC Commissioner Scott O’Malia who now leads Covington & Burling LLP’s futures and derivatives practice. "For a global energy company, the biggest question is: How do you put in place a global compliance program that covers all bases?"

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