This session will address what “energy trading” is and why energy attorneys should understand the fundamentals of energy trading. Our faculty will outline the purposes and benefits of trading transactions. Throughout the discussion, the faculty will provide examples of trading to illustrate the concepts being discussed, highlight trading concepts related to current approaches and theories of regulators and market monitors to claims of “market manipulation,” and explain how competitive trading is distinguished from manipulative behavior.
- Energy Transactions
In this session, our faculty will explore in greater depth the types of transactions entered into in the energy industry, including standardized products, physical and financial products, and customized transactions. Our faculty also will explain the personnel and their roles, from front office to back office.
- Products – What They Are & Some of the Lingo
In this session, our faculty will explain in greater detail the various products being traded, both physical and financial. This session will provide a solid introduction to common trading lingo.
In this session, our faculty will discuss the relevant regulators in the energy trading markets.
- Trading Documentation
In this session, our faculty will provide an introduction to the key trading agreements commonly used in energy transactions.
- Trading Platforms
In this session, our faculty will provide an overview of the major energy trading platforms.
- Trading Demo
Our primer will conclude with a live demonstration of the execution of an energy trade. Participants will be able to view the same screen shots that traders commonly use.