Webinar Outline

The purpose of the third edition of the series of ERRA webinars on Energy Market Surveillance is to present two important areas related to market surveillance, namely sanctioning and procedural measures. During the first part of the webinar, representatives of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of the U.S. will present powers of regulators and sanctioning under U.S. laws while the speaker of the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators will present issues related to market surveillance under REMIT. Consequently, the second part of the program will be devoted to case studies illustrating various abusive practices in energy markets.

Webinar Agenda

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13:30

Welcome & Housekeeping

Jarosz, Kacper

Project Manager, Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)

13:35

Introduction by Webinar Moderator

Swora, Mariusz, dr hab.

Member of EU ACER’s Board of Appeal, ERRA Strategic Advisory Board Member

13:45

Market Surveillance – the Practise of ACER

Vižintin, Tomaž

Team Leader - Market Surveillance I, Market Surveillance and Conduct, Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER), EU

14:10

Overview of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Penalty Authority & Enforcement Procedure

Matson, Jay

Branch Chief, Office of Enforcement, Division of Investigations, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), United States of America

Medovoy, Jeremy

Deputy Director, Office of Enforcement, Division of Investigations, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), United States of America

14:35

Case Study 1: United Kingdom

Macwhinnie, Nathan

Head of Market Intelligence and Oversight, Ofgem, United Kingdom

15:00

Case Studies 2-3: United States

Mechling, Danielle

Staff Attorney in the Office of Enforcement, Divisions of Investigations, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), United States of America

Walsh, Katie

Branch Chief in the Office of Enforcement, Division of Investigations, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), United States of America

15:20

Case Study 4: Latvia - Breach of obligation to publish inside information

Negribs, Jānis

Head of Market Monitoring Division, Energy Department, Public Utilities Commission, Latvia

15:40

Concluding Remarks

Swora, Mariusz, dr hab.

Member of EU ACER’s Board of Appeal, ERRA Strategic Advisory Board Member

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