|Amerex Elected to NEM's Executive Committee|
NEM is pleased to announce that Amerex has been elected to the Executive Committee. Amerex is a leading over-the-counter commodity brokerage, providing voice and electronic brokerage services to the energy and other related markets. Amerex will be represented within NEM by Steven W. Town, Co-CEO of the Amerex group of North American Companies and Michael Prokop, CIO of the Amerex group of North American companies. Steve Town can be reached at 281-340-5201 or Stevet@amerexenergy.com. Mike Prokop can be reached at 281-340-5290 or email@example.com.
|NEM Master Margin and Netting Agreement Taskforce|
NEM held its first meeting on the drafting of a Master Margin and Netting Agreement. It is anticipated that NEM and EEI will collaborate on this effort. Many thanks to Chris Bernard from Entergy-Koch and Dede Russo from Reliant for offering to coordinate this effort. A small drafting group will prepare a strawman over the next 10 days. The strawman will be circulated to everyone who has expressed an interest.
EEI will discuss this topic at a meeting on April 11, 2002 at EEI's Washington, D.C. offices. The Agenda for the Meeting is available on the NEM Website. NEM and its members will also be present for this meeting.
|NEM Risk Valuation, Management and Financial Accountability Taskforce Meeting|
NEM's Risk Valuation, Management and Financial Accountability Taskforce meeting at the Georgetown Club, 1530 Wisconsin Ave. in Washington, DC will now be held on April 19, 2002, beginning at 11AM and lasting no later than 5:30PM. The purpose of the meeting is to forge consensus on accounting and disclosure standards to promote the proper valuation of energy assets, equity securities and forward energy contracts, including derivatives.
We currently only have room for 20 and need a firm headcount to order food and decide whether we need a larger room at the Georgetown Club. Please RSVP as soon as possible. Call (202) 333-3288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|NEM Annual Membership Meeting and National Restructuring Conference|
Senators, FERC, PUC and FTC Commissioners have confirmed for NEM's Annual Membership Meeting and National Restructuring Conference to be held June 20 and 21, 2002, at the Marriott Metro Center in Washington, DC. An updated agenda, registration form and electronic brochure is hotlinked here for your convenience. Please note that the registration fee for the conference increases as of April 1, 2002.
|NEM Meeting with Chairman Wood Postponed|
NEM's meeting with Chairman Wood that had been scheduled for May 1, 2002, has been postponed. In the midst of all of the initiatives currently pending at the Commission, Chairman Wood has requested that the meeting be postponed until the fall. The pre-meeting conference call scheduled for April 16, 2002, will be rescheduled as well.