Bo Harvey

Bo Harvey

Bo Harvey is an associate in Stoel Rives’ Energy Development practice and represents energy clients and financial institutions in connection with a wide variety of matters. He concentrates his practice on assisting clients with various stages of project financing, development and acquisition, as well as negotiating hedging structures and offtake arrangements. Bo also counsels clients on regulatory issues related to the Dodd-Frank Act and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations.

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CFTC Proposed Rule Benefits Certain Financially-Settled Offtake Arrangements

On February 20, 2020, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)  unanimously approved a proposed rule that would revise certain reporting requirements for financially-settled offtake contracts that qualify as “swaps” under the Commodity Exchange Act (as amended by the Dodd-Frank Act), such as proxy revenue swaps, fixed-volume price swaps and certain virtual PPAs.  Many counterparties to … Continue Reading

San Diego Joins Community Choice Aggregation Program⁠ – Set to Launch in 2021

On September 17, 2019 the San Diego City Council voted 7-2 to implement community choice aggregation (CCA), which included approving a resolution authorizing the city’s entry into a Joint Powers Agreement with the cities of Chula Vista, Encinitas, La Mesa and Imperial Beach, forming one of the largest CCAs in the state of California. Under … Continue Reading
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