CMS Seminar - The opportunities and challenges for inbound energy sector investments in Europe in 2016

18 Jan London, United Kingdom 08:30AM - 11:45AM


The seminar will focus on the landscape over the coming year for international investors in assessing and investing in opportunities in the Energy Sector in Western, Central and Eastern Europe. Our speakers will cover opportunities ranging from conventional power generation, renewable energy sources through to nuclear and network projects.

With major initiatives such as the One Belt One Road driving inbound investment into Europe, and in view of the recent state visit of the Chinese President to the UK, the seminar will put special emphasis on the issues for Chinese investments into Europe. Please confirm by using the Register button below.

This event forms part of the CMS Energy Seminar Series.

In addition to the speakers, there will be a number of other invited guests contributing on a range of topics on the themes of the drivers for investment in European Energy and Asian investment into Europe’s energy sector.

For those guests requiring CPD points, the event will entitle you to 2 hours.




Registration with tea & coffee

09:00 Introduction
Penelope Warne, Senior Partner & Head of Energy, CMS UK
09:10 One Belt One Road and Energy Investment
Jin Xu, Counsellor of Chinese Embassy in London


Legal and regulatory considerations for Energy Investments based on Technology & Geography
Munir Hassan, Head of Clean Energy, CMS UK


Coffee Break


The landscape for European energy sector investments and key considerations
Aris Karcanias, FTI


Legal and local factors to consider in investing in Central and Eastern Europe
Kostadin Sirleshtov, Head of Energy CEE, CMS Bulgaria
Andrzej Blach, Head of Energy China, CMS China
11:45 Q&A and close



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