• FTC's Guide to Complying with Petroleum Market Manipulation Regulations
  • November 17, 2009 | Authors: Charles J. (Tim) Engel; Jeffrey S. Spigel; Kevin R. Sullivan
  • Law Firm: King & Spalding LLP - Washington Office
  • The Federal Trade Commission's new "Guide to Complying with Petroleum Market Manipulation Regulations" pertains to a rule that took effect November 4, 2009. The FTC Guide reinforces concerns raised during rulemaking proceedings that withholding confidential proprietary information from public statements regarding petroleum markets could in certain circumstances create a risk of severe penalties.