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July 30, 2013 - FERC, JP Morgan Unit Agree to $410 Million in Penalties, Disgorgement to Ratepayers News Release | Commissioners' Statements: Clark | Stipulation and Consent Agreement PDF

July 16, 2013 - FERC Orders $453 Million in Penalties for Western Power Market Manipulation News Release | Order Assessing Penalties PDF

March 22, 2013 - FERC Approves Market Manipulation Settlement with Rumford Paper Co. in connection with the ISO-NE Day-Ahead Load Response Program Decision PDF

February 1, 2013 - FERC Approves Market Manipulation Settlement with Oceanside Power in connection with the PJM Up-To Congestion Transactions investigation Decision PDF

January 22, 2013 - FERC Approves Market Manipulation Settlement with Deutsche Bank News Release | Stipulation and Consent Agreement PDF

November 19, 2012 - FERC Approves Market Manipulation Settlement with Gila River
News Release | Stipulation & Consent Agreement PDF

October 31, 2012 - FERC issues Order to show cause and notice of proposed penalty to Barclays Bank PLC Order PDF

July 17, 2012 - FERC issues Orders to show cause and notices of proposed penalties to four entities in connection with the ISO-NE Day-Ahead Load Response Program Rumford Order PDF | Lincoln Order PDF | Competitive Energy Services Order | Silkman Order PDF

March 9, 2012 - FERC approves Settlement between Enforcement and Constellation Energy Commodities Group Stipulation & Consent Agreement PDF

EPAct 2005 increased both the Commission's jurisdiction and its penalty authority, thereby increasing the importance of the Commission's enforcement program.

The Commission's regulations allow Enforcement staff to conduct investigations relating to any matter subject to the Commission's jurisdiction. The investigative staff initiates investigations from information received through a variety of sources, both internal and external. Internally, information is received from other Commission offices, or from the Commission itself or in the course of another investigation. Externally, information may be received from:

  • A Self-Report,
  • The Enforcement Hotline,
  • A referral from a Market Monitoring Unit for an Independent System Operator or Regional Transmission Organization,
  • A Complaint, or
  • A referral from another government agency.

All information and documentation received during an investigation, as well as the existence of an investigation, is treated as non-public external (only the Commission can authorize the public disclosure of the existence of an investigation or information obtained during an investigation).


CONTACT
Larry Parkinson
Telephone: 202-502-8051
Email: larry.parkinson@ferc.gov

David Applebaum
Telephone: 202-502-8186
Email: david.applebaum@ferc.gov

Kathryn Kuhlen
Telephone: 202-502-6855
Email: kathryn.kuhlen@ferc.gov

Demetra Anas
Telephone: 202-502-8178
Email: demetra.anas@ferc.gov

Justin Shellaway
Telephone: 202-502-6573
Email: justin.shellaway@ferc.gov

Lauren Rosenblatt
Telephone: 202-502-6517
Email: lauren.rosenblatt@ferc.gov

Geof Hobday
Telephone: 202-502-6256
Email: geof.hobday@ferc.gov

Enforcement Hotline
Telephone: 202-502-8390
Toll-free: 1-888-889-8030
Email: hotline@ferc.gov

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Updated: November 21, 2013