2014 Houston Energy Enforcement and Compliance Conference

John N. Estes III David Meister

Skadden presented its 2014 Houston Energy Enforcement and Compliance Conference on May 29. Energy regulation and litigation partners held several panels, starting with "Things to Consider When a Federal Regulatory Investigation May Result in Collateral Civil Litigation," led by Houston office and litigation head Charles Schwartz. New York government enforcement and white collar crime head David Meister presented on "Regulatory Enforcement and Criminal Investigations." Mr. Meister also participated in a panel discussion with energy regulation and litigation leader John Moot and partner John Estes titled "Emerging Issues in CFTC and FERC Compliance Enforcement." Energy regulation and litigation partner Paul Wight shared insight into "Emerging Compliance Issues in Organized Markets," while energy law and litigation counsel Donna Byrne discussed "What Is De Novo Review of a FERC Penalty Assessment?" Mr. Estes held an interactive panel with PJM Interconnection, Inc. Vice President and General Counsel Vincent Duane titled "Cross Market Manipulation." The conference ended with a discussion from Mr. Moot titled "Where Is FERC's Enforcement Program Heading?"