CASEY KHAN represents clients on a variety of regulatory, enforcement, compliance, and transactional matters involving the U.S. electricity, natural gas, and commodity markets. Casey has over 15 years of experience working directly on commodity and financial trading floors in risk management, legal, and compliance functions. His advisory experience includes trading and hedging operations, risk management controls, and the creation and implementation of robust compliance programs.
Casey recognizes the complexity of operating in a fast-paced competitive market environment, and the need for high-integrity transaction analysis when advising clients and practicing before U.S. exchanges and regulatory commissions.
Additionally, Casey represents institutions in regulatory proceedings, inquiries, and investigations before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and various Commodity & Derivative Exchanges (CME, ICE). He regularly advises and coaches commodity traders, marketers, and operators on physical and financial transactions, exchange rules, regional energy market rules and tariff requirements, and issues related to the design and operation of commodity derivatives, wholesale energy, and capacity markets. Casey also advises commodity, energy, and financial institutions on regulatory requirements under the Commodity Exchange Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Federal Power Act, the Natural Gas Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and relevant commodity provisions of the Bank Holding Company Act.
Casey’s experience includes successfully defending institutions on enforcement and anti-manipulation cases under CFTC and FERC regulation for investigations initiated by regulatory staff, whistleblowers, or self-reported.
Prior to joining Sidley, he worked for the legal and compliance divisions of commodity, energy, and financial trading organizations. He is a veteran who served honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.