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23rd Accenture's IUEC Speaks Chinese!

By Roberta Bigliani

Since its inception 22 years ago, the International Utilities and Energy Conference (IUEC) has become Accenture's most important conference dedicated to examining topics of global interest to senior leadership executives in the electric, natural gas, petroleum, and water industries. This year’s conference theme was global perspectives on the world’s energy agenda. The event was held in China, in Beijing.

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CFTC Dodd Frank Reporting is Here

By Jill Feblowitz

The dust has finally settled, at least in the United States, on new regulations for transparency in the commodities markets. Dodd-Frank regulations are in place and companies trading in energy commodities are affected, whether or not these companies are major swap participants (MSP) or swap dealers (SD). Trade repositories (SDRs in US) will not have ultimate responsibility for quality of the data – companies participating in the trades will.

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