Contemplating Future Regulation Of Carbon Markets

Law360, New York (December 13, 2010, 12:14 PM EST) -- On Nov. 19, 2010, amid the flurry of rulemaking activity associated with implementing the many provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission quietly issued a notice and request for comment on a study regarding the oversight of existing and prospective carbon markets (Carbon Market Notice).

The announcement came on a particularly busy day when the commission voted to issue four other Notices or Advance Notices of Proposed Rules called for by the Dodd-Frank Act. The announcement...
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