The Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute, represented by its Chairman, Dr. Antonis Metaxas, Managing Partner of M&A Law Firm, has been invited to participate to the “Annual European Forum on Contract Risk Management for Utilities and Power Generation Industry” that will take place on 9th and 10th of March 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Dr. Metaxas, Lecturer at the University of Athens and Vis. Professor of Energy Law, IHU is among the invited distinguished speakers (other speakers include leading academics as well as Directors of Legal Departments of major electricity companies as SIEMENS, ENEL, RWE, ALPIQ etc.); 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.
This forum constitutes an excellent 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. 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 on-going contract hurdles. Key Industry players will brainstorm together to review top contracting strategies aiming to maximize the value of contracts and to ensure effective outcome of the projects.