FERC Civil Penalties for Market Manipulation

September 13, 2017


FERC’s Jurisdiction and Market Manipulation Enforcement Authority

Instructive Precedents


Glenn S. Benson
Partner/Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Glenn Benson leads the Energy Compliance & Enforcement Defense team out of the Washington, D.C. office of the international law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.  He has more than 23 years of experience advising companies across the energy industry on compliance with Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rules and regulations, including its market manipulation prohibition.  He conducts regular compliance training sessions for the Firm’s energy clients and guides them through the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of their compliance programs.  He also has successfully defended clients in both the electric and natural gas industries from market manipulation investigations at FERC.