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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549



FORM 6-K

Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of July, 2015

Commission File Number 1-34129



CENTRAIS ELÉTRICAS BRASILEIRAS S.A. - ELETROBRÁS
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



BRAZILIAN ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY
(Translation of Registrant's name into English)



Avenida Presidente Vargas, 409 - 13th floor,
Edifício Herm. Stoltz - Centro, CEP 20071-003,
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
(Address of principal executive office)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F. 

Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes _______ No___X____


 

 

 

MARKET ANNOUNCEMENT

 

 

 

In addition to the Market Announcement of April 29, 2015, May 14, 2015 and June 10, 2015, we hereby inform our shareholders and the market in general that Eletrobras is adopting measures to create the Independent Commission for  Investigation Management ("Committee") to supervise the investigations that is being conducted by the international law firm Hogan Lovells about possible irregularities that violate US law Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977, the Brazilian anti-corruption Law No. 12,846 / 2013 and the Code of Ethics of Eletrobras Companies on projects in which Eletrobras Companies take part in a corporate form or as minority shareholder, through special purpose entities

 

The Board of Directors of Eletrobras will approve the creation of this Committee to be composed of independent members in relation to the administration and the controlling shareholder.

  

The Company will keep the market informed about the subject matter of this Market Announcement as well as on the progress of the work of Hogan Lovells and the Commission of Correction created under the Compliance Program.

 

 

Rio de Janeiro, July 09, 2015.

 

 

Armando Casado de Araújo

CFO and Investor Relations Officer

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date: July 9, 2015
CENTRAIS ELÉTRICAS BRASILEIRAS S.A. - ELETROBRÁS
By:
/SArmando Casado de Araujo
 
Armando Casado de Araujo
Chief Financial and Investor Relation Officer
 
 

 

 
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