Hellenic Energy Regulation chairman at major European forum

The Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute, represented by its Chairman, Dr. Antonis Metaxas, Managing Partner of M&A Law Firm (www.metaxaslaw.gr), has been invited to participate in the “Annual European Forum on Contract Risk Management for Utilities and Power Generation Industry” to take place on March 9 and 10 in Berlin.

Dr. Metaxas, Lecturer at the University of Athens and Visiting Professor of Energy Law at the International Hellenic University (IHU), is among the invited distinguished speakers. His lecture will focus on the state aid qualification of compensation schemes for the provision of PSO’s in the electricity sector and the civil law implications on Contract Risk Management.

Other speakers will include leading academics as well as Directors of Legal Departments of major electricity companies such as SIEMENS, ENEL, RWE, and ALPIQ.

Invited leading scientists in the field of energy regulation will examine efficient policies on how to facilitate smooth running of contracts by turning risk into opportunities and overcoming ongoing contract hurdles. Key industry players will brainstorm together to review top contracting strategies aiming to maximize the value of contracts and to ensure effective outcomes of projects.

This forum constitutes a formidable networking platform for Senior Experts from Legal and Contract divisions of major Power Generation, Utilities, Contractor and Sub-contractor Companies to share and gain invaluable knowledge on the best practices in contract risk management.