Amaranth Trader Appeals FERC Jurisdiction Ruling

Law360, New York (September 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The former lead energy trader at defunct hedge fund Amaranth Advisors LLC refuses to concede that the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has jurisdiction to bring an enforcement action over his alleged manipulation of natural gas futures contract prices.

Brian Hunter filed a notice of appeal in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Aug. 25, challenging the court's dismissal of his lawsuit contesting FERC's jurisdiction. The court dismissed the case on July 31, saying it belongs in a court of appeals....
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