Market Manipulation in Ontario’s Electricity Sector: Regulatory Responses

Courtesy of Stikeman Elliott. View original article here.

Stikeman Elliott recently contributed a chapter on “Compliance and Enforcement in the Ontario Electricity Sector” to The Guide to Energy Market Manipulation, a publication of the Global Competition Review.

The chapter assesses how compliance and enforcement regimes and practices – including those aimed at addressing market manipulation in Ontario’s wholesale electricity market – have developed against the unique backdrop of Ontario’s constantly evolving electricity sector. Highlights include:

  • A refresher on Ontario’s electricity sector and market restructuring process;
  • A discussion of how the sector and market have evolved; and
  • An analysis of the respective regulatory compliance/enforcement roles of the Market Assessment and Compliance Division of the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), Ontario Energy Board (OEB) and Market Surveillance Panel (MSP).

Click here to read the chapter.

Courtesy of Stikeman Elliott. View original article here.