• FERC Standards of Conduct and Code of Conduct Compliance Audits: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?
  • June 21, 2005 | Authors: R. Michael Sweeney; Linda L. Walsh
  • Law Firm: Hunton & Williams LLP - Washington Office
  • The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's ("FERC's") ongoing effort to audit public utility compliance with the agency's Standards of Conduct and Code of Conduct rules took a surprisingly hard turn recently. Both sets of conduct rules dictate the manner in which utilities are allowed to interact or deal with their affiliated companies.