Public Utility Advisory Services
BWMQ advises clients across a wide range of economic and regulatory subjects helping to guide decision-making prior to Commission filings and acquisitions.
Regulatory & Tax Accounting Guidance
- FERC Accounting
- Forensic Accounting
- Utility Tax Accounting
Market Power Analysis
Brown Williams provides consulting services on a wide variety of competition and market power issues that present both opportunities and challenges to industry participants and regulatory agencies, including the FERC. We have the expertise and personnel to help you, whether you are trying to take advantage of a new opportunity, protect yourself against a competitor, or evaluate the market from a regulatory or antitrust perspective.
- Market-Based Rates Consulting
- Market Power Assessments and Supporting Testimony
- Market Power Mitigation
Mergers & Acquisitions Assessments
Mergers and acquisitions are subject to regulation by the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and in many instances by other regulatory agencies. We provide testimony, expert advice and economic studies to enable you to achieve approval of these transactions. We provide information to providers of financing for these transactions to enable you to clear the due diligence financing process.
- Cost of Service
- Terminal Decommissioning
- Cost Functionaliation
- Cost of Capital
- Income Tax Allowance
- Billing Determinants & Rate Design
- Cost Allocations
- Certificate Conditions
- Forms & Reports
- BWMQ Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline FERC Compliance Manual
- NAESB Requirements
- Tariff Terms & Conditions
FERC Uniform System of Accounts
BWMQ aids both intrastate and interstate utilities employing FERC’s Uniform System of Accounts. Such assistance includes mapping internal accounts to appropriate FERC accounts necessary in providing utility services, provides assistance to clients establishing or revising internal accounting manuals and providing T-account solution for complex accounting transactions.