Accession Number:

ADA394644

Title:

No Evidence That Communications Between the FERC Chairman and the Chairman of Enron Corporation Violated Criminal Statutes or Ethics Regulations

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

2001-08-16

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This letter responds to your May 30, 2001, request that we review the communications between Curt Hebert, Jr., Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC and Kenneth Lay, Chairman of Enron Corporation, who were the subjects of an article published in The New York Times on May 25, 2001. You were concerned that communications between the Chairman of FERC, an independent federal agency, and the Chairman of Enron, an entity regulated by that agency, may violate applicable federal criminal statutes or ethics regulations.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE