Doron F. Ezickson
Doron F. Ezickson's energy and commodities practice involves a wide array of U.S., European and Asian regulatory and compliance issues relating to the development and operation of wholesale energy, renewable energy and emissions markets as well as related financial products. Doron is actively involved in counseling commodities clients on the extraterritorial impact of The Dodd-Frank Act and on EU regulatory proposals including MIFID II, EMIR, REMIT and MAD. He also oversees energy trading documentation negotiations across the EU and assists a variety of renewable energy companies on project deployment.
Doron has been involved in numerous U.S. and EU government proceedings concerning the transition to competitive energy markets, the design and operation of both physical and financial markets, market competition and manipulation issues and disputes over market structure and operations. He regularly conducts compliance training on energy regulatory issues and the FCPA and is experienced at internal investigations on issues of concern to energy marketing and trading operations.
From 1991 to 1993, Doron worked for Massachusetts Governor William F. Weld as Deputy Chief of Staff/Chief of Operations and as Assistant Chief of Staff, responsible for management of the governor's office operations, coordination of Cabinet activities, and policy development and implementation, including energy and environmental policy. He is the former executive director of the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment.
Doron received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston University School of Law, where he was an articles editor for the Boston University Law Review. Following law school, he served as a law clerk for the D.C. Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals. A frequent author and lecturer on energy topics, he has been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Europe and in Marquis Who's Who in American Law, and has achieved an AV peer rating, the highest peer review rating compiled by Martindale Hubbell. Doron is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania and is registered as a foreign attorney in London.
- Adopting the US Standard - How Compliance has been Pushed to the Frontline for Commodities Trading Companies in the UK & Europe, Commodities Now (June 2010)
- Cross Border Energy Regulatory and Legislative Update (October 2009)
- Renewable Mandates Should Trump Cap-and-Trade, International News (Issue 3 2009)
- Prepare for Regulation, IFLR (March 2008)
- Energy Trading: New Cops on the Beat, Bloomberg European Law Journal (December 2007)
- Exposure Management: Key Issues Affecting Energy Exchange Credit Risk Policy and Procedures, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law (July/August 2007)
- Commodities Trading & the UK Market Abuse Regime: Following the US Lead?, Commodities Now (June 2007)
- European Exchange Credit Risk Management in the Power Day Ahead Markets, Futures Industry (May/June 2007)
- FERC's New Anti-Manipulation Regime for Electricity and Natural Gas Transactions: Mixing Apples and Oranges, LegalWorks: Futures and Derivatives Law Report (Vol 26, #3, March 2006)