Early bird registration - "4th “Athens Conference on European Energy Law and Policy”: Energy Arbitration and Judicial Dispute Settlement" Athens, 27/9/2019

You have the chance to get a discount on the registation fees in case you registrate now for the upcoming event that the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute organises for the 4th consecutive year, co-organized this year by the renowned and highly respected, Institute for Energy and Regulatory Law in Berlin. 

The scientific event “Athens Conference on European Energy Law and Policy” 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 and energy investments in Greece.

This year, the conference's leading speakers from Academia, legal practitioners, EU Commission and Judiciary will largely focus on arbitration and dispute settlement issues and their vital role for the legal protection of international investments in the energy sector. This significant scientific Conference will take place in Electra Palace Athens on September 27th 2019, under the title “4th Athens Conference on European Energy Law and Policy: Energy Arbitration and Judicial Dispute Settlement”and is expected to attract a selected group of participants from the European and international legal community as well as from energy market and institutional players.

The Conference, considered to be a point of reference for the scientific community in the field of Energy, is an initiative of the “Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute” (www.energy-regulation.eu) co-organized this year by the renowned and highly respected German “Institute for Energy and Regulatory Law” in Berlin (http://enreg.eu) and supported by two of the most active institutes in the field of energy related disputes, the “International Centre for Energy Arbitration” (ICEA), (http://energyarbitration.org/)  in Edinburgh and the “Scottish Arbitration Centre” (http://scottisharbitrationcentre.org). This dynamic and multi-dimensional cooperation among four highly respected and accredited European research institutes is an indication of the scientific and practical significance of Arbitration and Dispute Settlement procedures in the energy market.

 

The discounted registration fees amount to 120 euros (for active students) 70 euros. The registration fees amount shall be deposited at the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute’s bank account in the Piraeus Bank:
IBAN GR42 0172 0800 0050 8009 3270 616.
Please send the deposit confirmation to the e-mail address info@energy-regulation.eu and secretary@metaxaslaw.gr.
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Metaxas & Associates sponsors the 4th Athens Conference on European Energy Law and Policy: Energy Arbitration and Judicial Dispute Settlement

Metaxas and Associates sponsors the prestigious scientific event “The Athens Conference on European Energy Law and Policy” that has been organised for 4th consecutive year.

This year, the conference will largely focus on arbitration and dispute settlement issues and their vital role for the legal protection of international investments in the energy sector.

This significant scientific Conference will take place in Athens on the 27th of September 2019, under the title “4th Athens Conference on European Energy Law and Policy: Energy Arbitration and Judicial Dispute Settlement”.

The conference is co-organized by the renowned and highly respected German “Institute for Energy and Regulatory Law” in Berlin (http://enreg.eu) and supported by two of the most active institutes in the field of energy related disputes, the “Scottish Arbitration Centre” (https://lnkd.in/eVB2bEv) and the “International Centre for Energy Arbitration” (ICEA), (https://lnkd.in/eZRiX9B) in Edinburgh.

More info at: http://bit.ly/2L1FTCw

 

 

 


Metaxas & Associates Law Firm ranked as a top-Tier firm by Legal 500 EMEA 2019

April 15th, 2019

Following the successful rankings in Chambers Europe 2019, we are pleased to announce that Metaxas & Associates Law Firm has been recommended as a top-tier law firm in Energy by the Legal 500 EMEA 2019 Guide in the rankings released for Europe and Greece on April the 10th.

Our Firm has moved on the top ranking position of the prestigious Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) rankings that has been providing in the last 32 years a well respected annually updated, impartial, third-party opinion on the leading law firms and lawyers in countries across the region. The EMEA guide provides researched coverage of 85 countries and over 2.700 ranked law firms.

In its analysis, the EMEA guide acknowledges that "Metaxas & Associates Law Firm offers excellent service and a high level of energy law knowledge across the board, it’s Managing Partner Professor Antonis Metaxas demonstrates impressive knowledge of energy law and the firm is especially recommended for its regulatory expertise while it has built up a great track record advising industrial consumers".

The Guide also highlights that "Metaxas & Associates Law Firm is distinct in that it specializes in very specific areas of the law, so when it comes to EU law and competition cases, clients feels that the lawyers are the experts they need". It also mentions that the Firm’s "client service is excellent". Managing Partner Antonis Metaxas 'combines rare professional and academic knowledge' and is 'the leading authority in Greece in European law and state aid’. Firm’s Partner Stathis Kakounis is also praised as an "excellent and effective" legal advisor.

We would like to thank our clients for their continuous support and contribution to Legal 500's and Chambers' Europe 2019 research. Our Firm’s excellent rankings confirm the distinguished level of client service and scientific specialization we offer, which is the core priority for all of us at M & A Law Firm.

Current rankings and information online are taken from The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa 2019 edition, which was published on 10 April 2019 where Metaxas & Associates has been ranked in Tier 1 for its Energy practice and the founding Partner, Professor Antonis Metaxas has been acknowledged as “Leading Individual” in both the Energy and EU & Competition Law practices.


Professor Dr. Metaxas participates in the Conference "EU and international investment Law"

Professor Dr. A. Metaxas has been invited to participate as speaker in the Conference “EU and international investment Law: Recent developments” co-organized by “The Society of European Studies Experts” in cooperation with the European Law and Governance School (ELGS) of the European Public Law Organization. The Conference will take place on April 12, 2019, between 17.30 and 19.30 at the EPLO premises at the Roman Agora (Plaka), Athens.

For more information and program: https://bit.ly/2UyWKQu

 


Metaxas & Associates ranked as leading Law Firm by Chambers & Partners in their Chambers Europe Guide

Metaxas & Associates Law Firm has been ranked for a consecutive year as leading Law Firm by the reputable guide “Chambers  & Partners” in their Chambers Europe Guide.

 

This independent international legal guide performs rankings based on a broad sample of independent research by selecting and evaluating the most distinguished Law Firms internationally by subject based on primary information but also on interviews with principals and stakeholders in the relevant market.

 

More specifically, the guide emphasizes that Metaxas & Associates is considered to have “unsurpassed expertise” in both the Greek and European electricity markets, offering excellent consulting services on a wide range of regulatory issues on the most important cases regarding the energy market. M&A Law Firm is also recognized for its specialization in the field of competition law and EU law. Interviewees describes the group as "the most specialized team in EU energy law," adding that the lawyers "combine academic knowledge and practical experience."

 

Antonis Metaxas is widely recognized for his "deep knowledge in energy matters," with particular expertise in mandates pertaining to regulatory, competition and EU law. He is highly esteemed for his involvement in the renewable energy sector. Interviewees explain: "He combines commercial and academic perspectives."


Official presentation of an accredited scientific publication on European energy networks under the auspices of the University of Athens

Legal, political and regulatory challenges of the development of energy networks in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean will be analyzed in the framework of the official presentation of a new international scientific publication.

The book presentation, under the auspices of the University of Athens, will take place on March the 7th at 18:00 in the Drakopoulos Amphitheatre at the University’s main building on Panepistimiou str. Speakers include Professor Maniatis, ex Minister of Energy and Environment, Mr. Apsouris, Legal Counsel of the Hellenic Petroleum Group, Dr. Karakatsani, Member of the Board of the Greek National Regulation Authority and Mr. Avlonitis, Advisor - Regulatory Affairs at DESFA SA.

The publication, titled “Transformation of EU and Eastern Mediterranean Energy Networks - Legal, Regulatory and Geopolitical Challenges”, is part of the scientific series “European Energy Studies” by the esteemed international publishing house Claeys & Casteels. This specialized scientific publication with contributions by distinguished Greek and foreign academics and executives, presents a comprehensive framework of the major issues that define the regulatory and geopolitical challenges of energy networks in the EU and the Eastern Mediterranean and has already been receiving significant positive reviews in some of the most well-respected European journals.

The book is edited by two distinguished academics, Dr. Leigh Hancher, Professor at Tilburg University & Florence School of Regulation, and Dr. Antonis Metaxas, Ass. Professor of EU and EU Competition Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Visiting Professor in the renowned Master’s program in European and International Energy Law of TU Berlin. Authors of this important publication include Prof. Dr. Jochen Mohr from the University of Leipzig, Prof. Dr. Antonis Metaxas, Sofia Michelaki from the Greek National Natural Gas System Operator, Michalis Mathioulakis from the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute, Dr. Fotini Bellou, Assistant Professor at the University of Macedonia, Alexia Trokoudi from the Hellenic Petroleum, Marios Andrikopoulos from Elpedison S.A and Georgia Patsaroucha.


Official presentation of a leading scientific publication on European Energy Networks organized by the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute

A new international publication on the legal, regulatory and geopolitical aspects that determine the future of energy networks in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean will be presented to the Greek public in Athens on March the 7th. This specialized scientific publication with contributions by distinguished Greek and foreign academics and executives, presents a comprehensive framework of the major issues that define the regulatory and geopolitical challenges of energy networks in the EU and the Eastern Mediterranean and has already received significant positive reviews in some of the most well-respected European scientific journals.

 

The publication titled “Transformation of EU and Eastern Mediterranean Energy Networks - Legal, Regulatory and Geopolitical Challenges” is part of the scientific series "European Energy Studies" by the esteemed international publishing house Claeys & Casteels and will be presented to the Greek public by prominent members of the Greek energy sector.

 

The book is edited by two internationally distinguished academics specialized in the European energy sector, Dr. Leigh Hancher, Professor at Tilburg University & Florence School of Regulation, and Dr. Antonis Metaxas, Professor at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Visiting Professor in the renowned Masters program in European and International Energy Law of the TU Berlin. Authors include Prof. Dr. Jochen Mohr from the University of Leipzig, Prof. Dr. Antonis Metaxas, Sofia Michelaki from the Greek National Natural Gas System Operator, Michalis Mathioulakis from the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute, Dr. Fotini Bellou, Professor at the University of Macedonia, Alexia Trokoudi, Legal Advisor of Hellenic Petroleum, Marios Andrikopoulos, Legal Advisor of Elpedison S.A, Georgia Patsaroucha, Junior Legal Advisor (ENTSO-E) etc.

More details on the venue and time of the book presentation will follow in the website of the Hellenic Energy  www.energy-regulation.eu

 


M&A Law Firm’s petition for pilot trial has been accepted by the Council of State

M&A Law Firm’s petition for pilot trial before the Council of State regarding the retroactive cuts of PASYFOS members’ guaranteed prices for domestic PV systems has been accepted by the Council of State.

For more information, please see here the detailed announcement in the Greek media portal for Energy.

 


Prof. Dr. A. Metaxas invited speaker in the CESEC Electricity Plenary and Working Group in Brussels on 21st of January

Prof. Dr. A. Metaxas, Chairman of the Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute and Managing Partner of M&A Law Firm, is invited by the European Commission to participate as speaker in the CESEC Electricity Plenary and Working Group on 21st of January in Brussels -  “Regulatory reforms & obstacles for the regional market coupling”. Prof. Metaxas is to present a speech on the legal structure and recent developments of the implementation on the target model in the Greek Energy Market.

For the draft agenda please click here.