The application of the General Data Protection Regulation

On May 25, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is put into force, thus creating a single legislative framework for the processing of personal data in the Member States of the European Union. The legal implications and practical consequences for all companies including energy companies are severe.

To read the full article as posted on Energypress please click here


Important Conference Announcement | 3rd HAEE Annual Conference | 3-5 May, Athens

Professor Metaxas is invited speaker at the 3rd HAEE Annual Conference, titled “Energy Transition: European and Global Perspectives”, on the subject of “RES global picture, product innovation, and Greek market developments” that will take place in Athens, Greece at the Wyndham Grand Athens hotel on 3-5.5.2018. Apart from globally oriented concerns, the Conference will focus on the European energy sector which should constantly cope with uncertainties especially in the South-Eastern European region due to continuously changing geopolitical and social conditions. Conference speakers include key leading institutional, government, academic and energy market players. On the plenary session of the 4th of July where Prof. Metaxas will participate other prominent speakers include Carlo Andrea Bollino, President of the Italian Association for Energy Economics and Professor in the Department of Economics in the University of Perugia, Mr. Socratis Konstantinidis, Managing Director of the Renewable Energy Sources Dept. of the COPELOUZOS GROUP, Mr. Elias Lardas, Managing Director, AlphaPlus Insurance Brokers, Peter Fitzsimmons, Renewable Energy Underwriter, Axis Capital and Professor Dr. Arthouros Zervos, Renewable Energy Policy Network, REN21 and former CEO of PPC S.A.

For further Information and the Agenda of the Conference please see here. 


Metaxas & Associates Law Firm sponsors the forthcoming distinguished 22nd Government Roundtable 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.

Invited speakers are to be announced soon and will include institution leaders and distinguished personalities from around the world.

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

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.

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.

You can visit the two-day Summit’s website via this link.

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


Important article on the latest State Aid Developments in Greece

Article written by Prof. Antonis Metaxas and Maria Charontaki on latest State Aid Developments in Greece and an analysis of the state aid implications of capacity remuneration mechanisms published in the latest issue of the European State Aid Law Quarterly (EStAL), Volume 17 (2018) herein below: https://estal.lexxion.eu/article/ESTAL/2018/1/18

 


Metaxas & Associates ranked as leading Law Firm by Legal 500

Metaxas & Associates Law Firm has been ranked for a consecutive year as leading Law Firm by the reputable guide “Legal 500”. 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 “Legal 500” 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.

Managing Partner of our Firm, Professor Dr. Antonis Metaxas, is characterized as ‘a guru of the energy field’ with ‘great communication skills and a calm manner’ and a distinguished professional with ‘academic excellence and professional background’. Partner Stathis Kakounis has also been distinguished as ‘attentive and responsive’ for his diligence and effectiveness.


Professor Dr. A. Metaxas is invited speaker in the Conference “Law, Environment, Energy and Investments”

Professor Dr. A. Metaxas is invited speaker in the Conference “Law, Environment, Energy and Investments” that will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018. For the Agenda and further details please click here.


Latest important legislative developments shaping the Greek energy market.

Find the relevant article of our Law Firm published in Energypress here.


Sponsorship announcement - Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Scientific Association of Wind Energy

Metaxas & Associates Law Firm is glad to announce its role as sponsor of the forthcoming annual meeting of the Hellenic Scientific Association of Wind Energy that will take place at Eleon Loft, this Saturday, January  27th. We are looking forward to see you in this important event with the participation of major energy companies and institutional actors of the Greek Energy Market.

For more information regarding the guests and the sponsors please click here.