The 4th Vienna Forum on European Energy Law

Highlights from 2016

Watch the sessions from 2016:

Opening and Keynote Address

The Emerging Governance of the Energy Union

The Security of Gas Supply

Designing and Obtaining Support for RES and Efficiency

Energy Dispute Resolution

Slides

Workshop on the Legal Challenges in Eastern & South-Eastern Europe

This year, the forum included a closed workshop for regulators on markets and regulation, which explored the current legal challenges in Eastern and South Eastern Europe. This included sessions on network unbundling and certification, in addition to examining the markets in transformation.

Session 1: Network Unbundling

Session 2: Markets in Transformation

4th Vienna Forum on European Energy Law

The second day of the forum opened with a keynote speech from Dominique Ristori, Director-General, DG Energy on the Energy Union followed by three sessions and a round-table discussion.

Session 1: The Emerging Governance of the Energy Union

The first session will consider the emerging governance of the Energy Union, looking at the possibility of an electricity market design and the role of ACER.

Session 2: Security of Gas Supply

The second session will examine the security of gas supply, particularly the move toward a pan-European security of supply regime, pipelines, and designing LNG contracts.

Session 3: Designing and Obtaining Support for RES and Energy Efficiency

The third session will focus on designing and obtaining support for RES and energy efficiency.

Session 4: Energy Dispute Resolution

The final round-table debate will focus on energy dispute resolution, especially as it relates to arbitration, the Russia/Ukraine energy disputes and EU law and arbitration.