Tag Archives: distressed energy

Cadwalader Recognized by Financial Times Innovative Lawyers for Work on Prominent Energy Deals

Cadwalader again ranked among the top 25 Most Innovative Law Firms in the annual Financial Times US Innovative Lawyers report released today. The firm was highly commended in Finance for use of legal challenges to persuade power company Dynegy to abandon an aggressive restructuring plan, and … Continue reading

Patriot Coal Update: Mining For Venue

Late last week, Judge Shelley C. Chapman of the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York heard arguments from a number of parties regarding whether the New York bankruptcy court is the proper venue for Patriot Coal Corporation’s bankruptcy cases. In re Patriot Coal Corp., Case No. 1:12-bk-12900. Judge Chapman did not rule on the venue question from the bench. Instead, the parties will wait for a ruling while proceeding with the bankruptcy case. Continue reading

Implications of the D.C. Circuit Court Decision in EPA Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

The August 21, 2012 decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to vacate EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule marks a material interpretation of EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act – an “unsettling” departure from judicial restraint (according to the dissent). To consider what this means for power producers and other energy market participants, Cadwalader held a teleconference discussion on Tuesday, September 4 about the implications of this important decision.
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Download the June 14 Distressed Energy Investments Program Materials

On June 14, Cadwalader hosted a discussion on the ever-changing business landscape for energy companies created by recent market changes, FERC regulations and the Dodd-Frank Act. Keynote speaker, The Honorable Donna L. Nelson, Chairman of the Public Utility Commission of … Continue reading

Join Cadwalader on June 14 for our Distressed Energy Investments Program

Distressed Energy Investments: Grappling with Generation Restructuring in an Adverse Market Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP will host a discussion on the ever-changing business landscape for energy companies created by recent market changes, FERC regulations and the Dodd-Frank Act. Keynote … Continue reading