Sidley is pleased to welcome Casey Khan as counsel in the global Energy and Infrastructure practice in the firm’s Houston office. 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’s addition will expand the firm’s commodity trading practice, offering a unique perspective to organizations facing increasing quantitative risks and qualitative uncertainties.
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 received his J.D. from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and his B.A. in Economics from the University of Arizona. He is admitted to practice law in Texas and the District of Columbia.