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Gloves Are Off: FERC Issues Public Notice of Alleged Violations in Powhatan Investigation

On August 5, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued a public Staff Notice of Alleged Violations ("NAV") regarding alleged manipulative Up To Congestion trading by Powhatan Energy Fund (Powhatan) in the...more

8/8/2014 - Energy Enforcement Enforcement Actions FERC Investigations Utilities Sector

FERC Versus State Authorities: Supreme Court Agrees to Review ONEOK v. Learjet

On July 1, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition to hear an appeal by several companies contending that antitrust claims filed against them under state law over alleged manipulation of gas prices during the western...more

7/9/2014 - Antitrust Litigation FERC Natural Gas Oil & Gas ONEOK v Learjet Price-Fixing SCOTUS

FERC Orders Evidentiary Hearing For Alleged Market Manipulation By BP

On May 15, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order setting an evidentiary hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ) to determine whether BP America Inc., BP Corporation North America Inc.,...more

5/20/2014 - Evidentiary Hearings FERC Market Manipulation

FERC Enforcement Director Calls For Legislative Fix To Address Hunter Decision

On January 15, 2014, Mr. Norman Bay, Director of the Office of Enforcement at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), testified at a Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection...more

1/27/2014 - CFTC Electricity FERC Fraud Market Manipulation Natural Gas Utilities Sector

FERC And CFTC Reach Agreement On Information Sharing And Jurisdiction

After a fair amount of back-channel arm-twisting, the two agencies with principal (and sometimes overlapping) jurisdiction over energy commodities have reached agreement on two memoranda of understanding (“MOUs”) required by...more

1/7/2014 - CFTC Commodities Exchange Act Dodd-Frank Energy Market FERC Information Sharing Jurisdiction Memorandum of Understanding Swaps

2013 FERC Report Confirms Increased Enforcement Activity

On November 21, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) issued its 2013 Report on Enforcement (Report). The annual Report provides an overview of and statistics regarding...more

12/9/2013 - Audits Civil Monetary Penalty Disgorgement Energy Market Enforcement Actions FERC Settlement

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