Catherine M. Krupka: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Catherine M. Krupka

Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202.383.0248

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Practice Areas

  • Energy, Environmental & Commodities
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Government Enforcement & Investigations
  • Natural Gas
  • Trading & Transactions
  • Renewable & Alternative Energy
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0248
Fax: 202-637-3593
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Catherine-M-Krupka
 
University University of San Francisco, B.S.; University of San Francisco, M.B.A., with honors
 
Law SchoolBoston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude Editor-in-Chief, International Law Journal
 
Admitted1995, California; 1997, District of Columbia; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities

Member, Federal Energy Bar Association
Member, Law and Compliance Division, Futures Industry Association
Member, Women's Council on Energy and the Environment

 
Born1962
 
Biography

Catherine Krupka advises commodities trading companies, including financial services companies, energy marketers and asset owners, on compliance and enforcement, agency regulation and business transaction issues arising from trading physical and financial power, natural gas, emissions, crude and refined products.

Head of the power regulatory practice, Catherine represents market participants in audits and investigations before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Department of Energy (DOE), Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) and other state agencies and public utility commissions. She conducts internal investigations, responds to agency inquiries and negotiates the resolution of audit and investigatory matters related to power, natural gas, crude oil and liquids. She has worked extensively on implementation and impact of rulemakings of the Dodd-Frank Act. She also assesses internal practices and implements compliance programs related to market manipulation, position limits and reporting, transaction and price reporting, greenhouse gas and other emissions reporting, document retention, interlocking officer and director positions, regional reliability standards, DOE efficiency standards and the Public Utility Holding Company Act.

Catherine advises clients on energy transactions, including mergers, company and asset acquisitions/dispositions, energy/asset management and tolling arrangements and transmission and scheduling services agreements. She manages due diligence for all types of energy transactions, including regulatory due diligence, and advises on the regulatory obligations associated with acquisitions/dispositions, including FERC approvals and jurisdictional waivers.

Catherine helps establish trading organizations, from companies growing their business from within to those integrating an acquired trading business. In this capacity, she advises on the requirements necessary to enter into and participate in the wholesale energy markets, including market-based rate authorizations, DOE import and export licenses, qualifying facility certifications and state registrations.

Selected Experience
Sutherland conducts comprehensive compliance review and program implement for energy firm.
Sutherland defends an energy trading company in FERC and CFTC investigations.
Sutherland advises on creation of two new power trading firms.

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Fortnightly as a Top Utility Lawyer of 2011

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of electricity regulation and litigation (2010-2014)

Selected for inclusion in Washington, DC, Super Lawyers (2013-2014)

 
ISLN909757654
 

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FERC Issues Order No. 809 On Gas/Electric Coordination
Lillian A. Forero,Paul F. Forshay,Daniel E. Frank,Catherine M. Krupka,Michael A. Stosser, April 23, 2015
On April 16, 2015, FERC issued a Final Rule in Coordination of the Scheduling Processes of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and Public Utilities, Order No. 809, Docket No. RM14-2-000, 151 FERC ¶ 61,049 (2015). Recent cold weather events, as well as associated gas supply difficulties and high...

FERC Issues Order No. 809 On Gas/Electric Coordination
Lillian A. Forero,Paul F. Forshay,Daniel E. Frank,Catherine M. Krupka,Michael A. Stosser, April 22, 2015
On April 16, 2015, FERC issued a Final Rule in Coordination of the Scheduling Processes of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and Public Utilities, Order No. 809, Docket No. RM14-2-000, 151 FERC ¶ 61,049 (2015). Recent cold weather events, as well as associated gas supply difficulties and high...

BLM Issues First Federal Regulations for Hydraulic Fracturing
Roshanda N. Cayette-Contreras,Lillian A. Forero,Catherine M. Krupka,Daniella Landers,Takcus C. Nesbit, March 30, 2015
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published in the Federal Register the Final Rule on hydraulic fracturing on federal and Indian lands. The Final Rule sets forth the first federal regulations of hydraulic fracturing and...

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Catherine M. Krupka

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980




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