DECC consults on criminal sanctions for energy market abuse: DECC is consulting on proposals to create criminal offences in line with the prohibitions on insider dealing and market manipulation in the Regulation on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency (REMIT). The UK energy regulators would also have powers to prosecute for market abuse in the energy market, in addition to the civil enforcement regime already available to them. (Source: Strengthening the Regulation of Wholesale Energy Markets Through New Criminal Offences)