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What would our world be without energy? Today more than ever before the question is on the lips of the scientific community but also on the lips of thousands of individuals around the globe. Closely linked to this question is the fundamental topic of climate change. With this website we hope to bring you some insight in the legal aspects of the questions that lie behind the emegence of these major debates.
Indeed, our forum is dedicated to research in the field of energy law. This website is thus aimed at scholars, lawyers and anyone interested in Energy Law with an emphasis on european energy Law. Through this interactive space we hope to attract the participation of leading individuals in the field while creating a real community where exchanges of views and information on this mind grabbing subject can take place. Our ultimate goal is therefore to provide you with all the information you need about the global and european energy legal system as well as national laws that have an effect on the evolution of the energy regulatory framework.
News and upcoming events:
A- INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONFERENCE:
Energy Law Futures: Markets, Environment and Security?
Cambridge University and The ELRF
9th December 2010,
Cambridge Law Faculty
Speakers include:Prof. Leigh Hancher (Allen & Overy, Tilburg University), Prof. Peter Cameron (University of Dundee), Prof. Piet Jan Slot (Leiden University), Prof. J-C Pielow (Bochum University), Prof. Kim Talus (University College London), Prof. Nicole Ahner (European University Institute), Prof. Sergey Seliverstov (Moscow University & Solokov and Maslov), Prof. Andrey Belyi (Moscow University), Mr. Anatole Boute (Groningen University), Mr. Jakub Handrlica (Prague University), Prof. Pierre Noël (Cambridge University), Mr. Angus Johnston (Oxford University), Dr. Henrik Bjornebye (Arntzen de Besche), Mr. Michaël Hunt (Stibbe).
Please Find the conference program here under:
B- NEW ELRF BOOK:
The Second Edition of EU Energy Law and Policy Issues is available:
Please find the summary of the second edition and the order form for the book beneath:
Price: 84 Euros excluding postage
Date: April 2010
Editors: B. Delvaux, M. Hunt & K. Talus
The book contains 15 new contributions on the recent evolutions of the EU Energy market by some of the leading academics and energy lawyers. Amid the different topics analyzed in this edition are the following: EU-Russia energy solidarity, The Russian electricity sector, The EU Energy Community Treaty, Acer, Third Party Access to Energy Networks, Short Term Gas Trading, Long-term gas contracts, Innovation in the energy sector, Renewable energy certificates in the US, The CDM in EU energy policy, Merchant Lines, EU climate law and the WTO and many others...