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FERC Affirms Burden of Persuasion Rests on Proponents of Transmission Asset Classifications under FERC’s Seven-Factor Test, Notwithstanding Tariff Classifications

USA - February 2 2023 On January 19, 2023, FERC established that a facility’s classification as transmission or distribution under criteria established in the Southwest…

Year-End Report Reveals Continuing Trend of Increased FCRA and Decreased FDCPA and TCPA Filings in 2022

USA - February 1 2023 According to a recent year-in-review report by WebRecon, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) filings continued their slow-but-steady increased pace…

FERC Directs NERC to Develop Internal Network Security Monitoring for High and Medium Impact Bulk Electric System Cyber Systems

USA - January 31 2023 On January 19, 2023, the Commission issued a final rule that directs the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (“NERC”) to develop and…

On Rehearing, FERC Upholds Jurisdiction over AECI Emergency Energy Transactions in SPP Market During Winter Storm Uri

USA - January 31 2023 On January 19, 2023, FERC issued an order upholding its decision to exercise primary jurisdiction over emergency energy sales between Southwest Power…

FERC Accepts Arizona Public Service Company’s Proposal to Adopt Flowgate ATC Methodology and Denies Its Request to Waive TTC Posting Requirements

USA - December 21 2022 On December 15, 2022, FERC issued an order accepting Arizona Public Service Company’s (“APS”) revisions to its Open Access Transmission Tariff…

On Rehearing FERC Again Rejects MISO Proposal for Transmission Owners to Self-Fund Necessary Upgrades to Connect Merchant HVDC Lines

USA - December 21 2022 On December 16, 2022, FERC again rejected the Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc. (“MISO”) proposal for Transmission Owners to self-fund…

Troutman Pepper Weekly Consumer Financial Services Newsletter

USA - December 20 2022 To help you keep abreast of relevant activities, below find a breakdown of some of the biggest events at the federal and state levels to impact the…

FERC Issues Proposed Rule Implementing FPA Amendments in Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

USA - December 20 2022 On December 15, 2022, FERC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NOPR”) seeking to revise its regulations governing applications for permits to…

FDA Implements More Aggressive Approach to Enforcement of ENDS Premarket Requirements

USA - December 15 2022 In October 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ), on its behalf, filed complaints against…

FERC Conditionally Accepts PJM Interconnection Reforms for a First-Ready, First-Served Clustered Cycle Approach

USA - December 9 2022 On November 29, 2022, FERC conditionally accepted PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.’s (“PJM”) tariff revisions to transition from a serial first-come…