Public Lecture

Press release — 03 September 2013

 

Dr. Anatole Boute  from the University of Aberdeen (UK) will give a public lecture entitled

ENERGY MARKET LIBERALIZATION: EUROPEAN AND RUSSIAN PERSPECTIVES
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on 9 September 2013, 10.15-11.45 at the Faculty of the Social Sciences and Education (Lossi 36), room 103.

European and Russian energy markets are evolving towards new policy paradigms. The lecture will assess political and legal aspects of electricity market liberalization in the EU and in Russia.

Anatole Boute is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Aberdeen and Legal Adviser to the IFC Russia Renewable Energy Program (The World Bank Group). In 2011, he defended his PhD on investment protection in the Russian electricity production sector at the University of Groningen. Based on the results of this research, he advised the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) for the World Investment Report 2010. Since 2011, Anatole Boute advises the International Finance Corporation on Russian electricity law and renewable energy regulation. He has published widely on energy, environmental and investment law. For more information about Dr Boute, including a list of publications, see here!

The lecture is organized by the Centre for EU-Russia Studies (CEURUS), University of Tartu, in the framework of a Jean Monnet module on energy and environment.