Groups work to limit potential adverse impacts of Dodd-Frank law

04/04/2011
Nick SnowWashington EditorThe Dodd-Frank financial reform law was enacted late in 2010. Much of the oil and gas industry has been working ever since to make certain that its implementation doesn't do unintentional harm to oil and gas companies.Efforts are primarily concentrated on two areas that received new powers under the law: the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which has been told to identify and regulate commodities market participants not previously under its jurisdiction in the over-the-counter market, and the US Securities and Exchange Commission, which is studying ways to require more extensive financial disclosures.Producers are concerned that regulations, which CFTC ho...
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