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About Bob

Bob Pease represents and advises energy and commodity clients in enforcement and regulatory matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). His experience includes power markets, natural gas trading, natural gas pipelines, exchange trading and FERC audits. He has conducted compliance training on manipulation, disruptive trading practices, high-frequency and algorithmic trading, and energy trading and marketing.

Bob has more than 25 years of senior-level experience at FERC and the CFTC, handling energy-related policy, compliance and enforcement matters. He spent more than 20 years at FERC, completing his time there as director of investigations. Bob was involved in some of the most significant investigations and enforcement cases at FERC since the enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. After leaving FERC, Bob served as counsel to the director in the Division of Enforcement with the CFTC. His experience at the CFTC and FERC enables him to bring a unique perspective to compliance and enforcement and Dodd-Frank matters.

Experience

Publications and Speeches

“Another Year of Enforcement at FERC and CFTC,” Law360, January 2017.

“Court Clarifies Application of FERC Anti-Manipulation Rule to Demand Response Service Providers,” Electric Light & Power, July 2016.

“FERC Issues Pair of Oil Pipeline Audits,” Pipeline & Gas Journal, August 2015.

“What is Manipulation,” Energy Bar Association Competition and Anti-Trust Committee, November 2013.

Keynote Speaker, Deloitte Dodd-Frank Compliance Leadership Academy, November 2013.

Moderator, “CFTC and FERC Enforcement - What Stakeholders Need to Know,” Edison Electric Institute, CFTC, 2013.

Credentials

Education

J.D.,
Golden State University School of Law
1981
B.A.,
Dickinson College
1975

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

Affiliations

American Bar Association
Energy Bar Association
FIA Law and Compliance Division

News

News

Did Kraft manipulate futures?

October 21, 2015
Futures

FERC Issues Pair of Oil Pipeline Audits

August 8, 2015
Pipeline & Gas Journal

Talking regulations with Bob Pease

February 16, 2015
Oil & Gas Financial Journal - Online

FERC issues notice of alleged violations on up to congestion trades

September 22, 2014
Electric Light & Power Online

Continuing impact of Dodd-Frank

October 10, 2013
Oil & Gas Financial Journal - Online

How energy companies can prepare for harsher government regulation

October 2, 2013
Houston Business Journal - Online

Law firm bulks up energy team

July 24, 2013
Energy Risk - MERGED WITH RISK.NET NOVEMBER 2015

Events

Past Events

Power Regulatory Webinar Series

- Webinar -
October 26, 2016

Bob Pease to Present at Natural Gas Conference

Philadelphia
May 9, 2016
May 10, 2016

POWER-GEN Natural Gas Conference

Columbus
August 18, 2015
August 20, 2015

EEI's CFTC Dodd-Frank Compliance Forum

Washington
October 17, 2013