East Mediterranean Energy Law Forum to cover regional developments

The East Mediterranean Energy Law Forum, an event planned to cover all the latest developments in the energy sectors of Greece and neighboring East Mediterranean countries, is scheduled to take place on December 8 at the Hotel N.J.V. Plaza in Athens, its organizer, Palladian Communications Specialists, has announced.

The agenda features panel discussions on International Legal Frameworks in Oil & Gas Exploration Contracts; Licensing Rounds: Greece, Cyprus & Israel; Legal and Regulatory Changes in the Energy Markets: From the Third Energy Package to the ‘Winter Package’ of the EU and How They Affect Energy Business in Greece and Southeast Europe; and, finally, Financing Oil & Gas Operations.

Confirmed speakers include: John Apsouris, Group General Counsel, Hellenic Petroleum; Yannis Bassias, President & CEO, Hellenic Hydrocarbons Resources Management; Frode A. Berntsen, Advocate, Partner & Lawyer, Simonsen Vogt Wiig Law Firm; Dr. Nikolaos Farantouris, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, General Counsel & Head of Legal Affairs, Public Gas Corporation (DEPA); Olga Kakkava, Legal Counsel, Hellenic Hydrocarbons Resources Management; Yannis Kourniotis, Partner, Head of the Energy & Environment & Joint Head of the Project Finance & Public Private Partnerships Groups – Bernitsas Law Firm; Yiannis Maniatis, Member of Parliament-Ex-Minister of Environment, Energy & Climate Change; and Dorina Papadimitriou, Advocate, Director Group International Business Activities & Financial Services Legal Division – Hellenic Petroleum Group of Companies.

For more information on the registration process: tel – 0030210-9230420; email – eastmedenergylaw2017@eventsadm in.com

The event is being held under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment & Energy and the Hellenic Hydrocarbons Resources Management Company.