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FERC Issues Enforcement Package


December 17, 2009
On December 17, 2009, FERC issued a series of enforcement-related materials, including: the Commission’s 2009 Report on Enforcement; an enforcement policy statement concerning disclosure of exculpatory materials; and, an order authorizing the Commission Secretary to issue Staff’s preliminary notice of violations. In addition, the Commission announced that its 2010 enforcement efforts will focus on fraud, market manipulation, and serious violations of mandatory reliability standards (e.g., violations resulting in actual harm, repeat violations, and high-risk violations).

-To read the 2009 Enforcement Report, click here.
-To read the order authorizing the Secretary to issue Staff’s preliminary notice of violations, click here.
-To read the enforcement policy statement on disclosure of exculpatory materials, click here
-To read the press release announcing the Commission's 2010 enforcement priorities, click here.
-To read Chairman Wellinghoff’s statement on enforcement package, click here.
-To read Commission Kelly’s statement on enforcement package, click here.
-To read Commission Moeller’s statement on enforcement package, click here.
-To read Commission Spitzer’s statement on enforcement package, click here.