3rd Athens Conference on European Energy Law


7 December 2018

The Athens Conference on European Energy Law is taking place for the third consecutive year in Athens. This highly prestigious international conference is a joint initiative of the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute and the Energy Union Law Area of the Florence School of Regulation and is designed to address the latest topics in energy regulation that are significant for Greece and the surrounding region, from both a legal and economic perspective.

The Athens Conference on European Energy Law has acquired a pan-European impact as a leading forum for the exchange of views of academics, practitioners and high ranking officials of European institutional bodies and major energy companies and is being considered as the top meeting point for stakeholders interested in energy regulation, State Aid and energy investments in Greece.

Financing of energy infrastructure & energy networks is the overall theme of the Conference and the central point of discussion in all four of its sessions:

  • Session I  : Sustainable Finance
  • Session II : Privatisation of Energy Infrastructures & Networks
  • Session III: Funding for Gas & Electricity Interconnections
  • Session IV: The Clean Energy Package

Financing and investing in energy infrastructure & energy networks are issues that attract vivid interest by all major stakeholders on a European level as well as in the Greek energy sector, a fact that offers a unique opportunity for highly anticipated presentations in this year’s conference.

 You can see the Conference's Agenda and register for the conference by following the link: Agenda & Registration


Communication sponsor:

M&A represents leading Greek gas supplier

Metaxas & Associates Law Firm represents a leading company in the Greek gas supply sector in its successful legal dispute with a former regional monopolistic, state-owned gas supplier and distribution company.

Metaxas & Associates Law Firm will be present in the 1st International Arbitration Forum that will take place in Athens on September 13th 2018.

Our Managing Partner, Professor Dr. A. Metaxas, a leading expert in Energy Law and Regulation at a national and European level will be delivering a dedicated presentation on Energy arbitration and dispute settlement procedures under the Energy Charter Treaty and their correlation with EU law procedures. The Forum will take place at the amphitheater of the Hellenic American Union.

For further information please click here.

Vacancy for an associate lawyer

METAXAS & ASSOCIATES law firm intends to recruit a lawyer with at least 8 years of substantial work experience. Specialization in energy and/or competition law will be considered as a plus. Experience in litigation and excellent command of the English language are a prerequisite for this position, as well as the possession of a postgraduate degree. The selection process will be conducted in strict compliance with the above.

For further information and to send us your CV: secretary@metaxaslaw.gr

The restructuring of the Greek Energy Market: The significant regulatory challenges

To read the full article of Professor Dr. A. Metaxas as posted on energypress please click here.

M & A Law Firm sponsors the forthcoming distinguished "22nd Government Roundtable with the Government of Greece" of the Economist

Metaxas & Associates Law Firm is glad to announce for a consecutive year its role as sponsor of the forthcoming distinguished 22nd Economist Government Roundtable –  A compass for Europe – a fair wind for Greece” – that will take place on June 14th-15th, 2018, at the 5 star Grand Resort Lagonissi resort.

Confirmed speakers include leading institution leaders and distinguished personalities from around the world. Business leaders and top personalities from politics and academia will once again brainstorm, openly discuss and put forward new proposals on all the issues that this year’s Business Summit will be covering.

 Professor Dr. Ant. Metaxas is invited to participate as Commentator in the Panel that will be focusing on the important latest developments in the key Energy sector.

M&A Law Firm’s participation in this leading Conference of the Economist is typical for its categorization as a distinguished leading law firm especially in the core fields of its specialization in particular energy, infrastructure, privatizations and legal and regulatory aspects in all network bound sectors of the economy.

For more information click on the following link.

Metaxas & Associates Law Firm looks forward to this exceptional event.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Appointment of new Research Director of the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute (HERI)

The Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute (HERI) is happy to announce the beginning of its cooperation with Mr. Michalis Mathioulakis in the position of the new Research Director of the Institute.

The Institute’s Chairman, Prof. Dr. A. Metaxas, welcomed Mr. Mathioulakis in this position as an experienced Energy Strategy Analyst and researcher in the University of Macedonia, producing analysis of the energy sector in MENA and Eastern Mediterranean for the Hellenic National Defense General Staff Chair in Strategic Studies - "Thucydides". Michalis is a PhD Candidate, holds a Master’s in Strategic Studies, a BA in Political Science and a BA degree in Economics. The Institute’s Research Department supports research related to energy issues in Greece, the EU and worldwide, with particular focus in Energy Regulation & Law in all energy market sectors (electricity, natural gas, hydrocarbons). It supports researchers and post-graduate students to conduct, publish and promote research work and scientific analysis in the fields of energy law and regulation. The appointment of Mr. Mathioulakis is a sign of the commitment of HERI for an intensified intervention in the above mentioned fields and activities.