“Fed Looks Poised To Dial Back Banks’ Energy Biz”, Law360

But while banks provide additional liquidity, they’re also heaping additional volatility on inherently volatile energy markets, according to Mayra Rodriguez Valladares, managing principal of financial regulatory and capital markets consultancy MRV Associates.

“Banks have incredible, outsized ability to increase prices or lower prices because they have so much capital that they can mobilize,” Rodriguez Valladares said.

X