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November 04, 2022

Wright & Talisman, P.C. Ranked in 2023 "Best Law Firms"

Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list.
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October 26, 2022

FERC Signals Shift on Control and Affiliation Policies for Board Membership, Electric Acquisitions and Dispositions, and Market-Based Rate Sellers

In a pair of orders issued on October 20, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expanded its definition of affiliation and control significantly. FERC found that, for purposes of section 203 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) and FERC's regulations for utilities with authority to sell electricity at market-based rates, an investor that nominates or appoints its own officer, director, or other appointee accountable to that investor to a utility or utility holding company's board has control of, and should be considered an affiliate of, that utility or utility holding company.
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October 13, 2022

Wright & Talisman, P.C. Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Furthermore, President and Managing Shareholder Wendy Reed has been selected by Best Lawyers as the 2023 Washington, D.C. "Lawyer of the Year" for Energy Law.
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  • November 04, 2022
    Wright & Talisman, P.C. Ranked in 2023 "Best Law Firms"
  • October 26, 2022
    FERC Signals Shift on Control and Affiliation Policies for Board Membership, Electric Acquisitions and Dispositions, and Market-Based Rate Sellers
  • October 13, 2022
    Wright & Talisman, P.C. Attorneys Recognized in 2023 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
  • June 23, 2022
    FERC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Targeting Interconnection Queue Backlogs
  • June 17, 2022
    Wright & Talisman Participates in 32nd Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run, and Fun Walk
  • June 02, 2022
    Wright & Talisman Ranked Among America's Leading Law Firms by Chambers USA 2022
  • April 28, 2022
    FERC Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Revise Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Policies
  • March 30, 2022
    In Memoriam: Harold L. Talisman
  • March 25, 2022
    FERC Suspends Updated Certificate Policy Statement on Review of Natural Gas Project Applications and Interim Policy Statement on GHG Emissions Assessment
  • February 22, 2022
    FERC Issues Updated Certificate Policy Statement on Review of Natural Gas Project Applications and Interim Policy Statement on GHG Emissions Assessment
Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list.
Read More
In a pair of orders issued on October 20, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) expanded its definition of affiliation and control significantly. FERC found that, for purposes of section 203 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) and FERC's regulations for utilities with authority to sell electricity at market-based rates, an investor that nominates or appoints its own officer, director, or other appointee accountable to that investor to a utility or utility holding company's board has control of, and should be considered an affiliate of, that utility or utility holding company.
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Wright & Talisman, P.C. is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Furthermore, President and Managing Shareholder Wendy Reed has been selected by Best Lawyers as the 2023 Washington, D.C. "Lawyer of the Year" for Energy Law.
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On June 16, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing reforms to address interconnection queue backlogs and promote new technologies in its forms of generator interconnection procedures and agreements.
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On June 11, 2022, the Wright & Talisman, P.C. team participated in the 32nd Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run, and Fun Walk, joining thousands of participants both virtual and in-person at Georgetown's Washington Harbour in raising over $1 million to benefit the American Heart Association (AHA).
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Wright & Talisman, P.C. continues to be ranked as one of America's leading law firms in the area of energy law by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm is ranked nationally in the areas of Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) and Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation).
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On April 21, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to revise the requirements for electric regional transmission planning and cost allocation. While narrower than the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking previously issued in the same proceeding, the NOPR proposes significant changes to FERC's regulations.
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It is with great sadness that Wright & Talisman, P.C. reports the passing of Harold L. Talisman, the firm's namesake and former President.
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On March 24, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) issued an order suspending the Updated Certificate Policy Statement on the certification of interstate natural gas facilities and the Interim Policy Statement on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions, converting both into draft policy statements, and inviting comments on both.
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On February 18, 2022, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Updated Certificate Policy Statement on the certification of pending and new interstate natural gas facilities.
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