AGENDA

08:00

Registration & coffee

09:30

Welcome from Commodities People

09:35

Opening comments from the Chairman

 

Petra Hirsch, Vice President International Law and Global Trading, Uniper

9:45

Panel | Corporate counsels, boardroom, compliance and risk functions – How do they fit together

 

This session will enable legal counsels and compliance officers to have an honest discussion about their respective roles and how they should work together: where should legal take the lead, where should compliance make the call. How do you manage to instore a relationship of trust between these functions that have to work together and to work with external parties as well.

Moderator: Petra Hirsch, Vice President International Law and Global Trading, Uniper

Henrik Kaspersen, Compliance Officer, Danske Commodities

Brigitte Hendrikse, External Legal Counsel, Gulf Gas+Power

Ailsa Harding, Associate General Counsel, Centrica Energy Marketing and Trading

10:30

Nearly a decade of REMIT, where do we stand on regulatory enforcement?

In this session, we will explore the market abuses cases under both REMIT (and MAR) so far. Are there lessons to be learned after nearly a decade of REMIT enforcement when it comes to cross border trading, market behaviour and inside information?

Brigitte Hendrikse, External Legal Counsel, Gulf Gas+Power

11:00

MORNING BREAK

11:55

Presentation | Fragmentation of insolvency laws

 

  • Updates on the German regimes

  • Consequences of Brexit on cross-border insolvency

Jan Haizmann, Chairman of the Legal Committee, EFET

12:25

Presentation | Algorithmic trading: Your role as a legal professional

 

  • Development and testing phase: What should be the role of the legal and compliance department throughout

  • Deployment of the system: The check-list for the legal counsel

  • Implementing systems and controls under MiFID II

  • Risk identification: Making sure you ask the right question

Volinka Augustenborg, Senior Legal Counsel, Ørsted

12:55

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:15

Brexit and contracts – Where are we now?

 

  • What is the general context?
    • An update on the political situation: Where do we stand with negotiations?
    • What impact Brexit will have on the markets?
  • Choosing the governing law for new contracts
  • What will be the effect of Brexit on the existing contracts?
  • ETS: Possible scenarios
  • Will we see an increase of contract terminations in light of Brexit?
  • What happens after the transitional period?

Dr Peter Werner, Senior Counsel, ISDA

Dr Joanna Perkins, Chief Executive, Financial Markets Law Committee – FMLC

14:55

Development of PPAs – Best practices

 

In this session, you will better understand the role of the legal counsel in the preparation, negotiation and execution of the PPAs as well as get clarity on the guarantees of origin.

Federico Piccaluga,General Counsel,Duferco

15:20

AFTERNOON NETWORKING BREAK

15:50

Presentation | PPA standardisation: EFFET’s work

 

Jan Haizmann, Chairman of the Legal Committee, EFET

16:05

Origin makes the difference – GoO: the green revolution in Energy Trading

 

  • GoO-system
  • What drives the market
    • New regulations: Trends
    • New energy sources: Data and developments
    • New market reality: Recent market development, prices, volumes, contracts
  • Summary and outlook

Regina Mandic, Regulatory Affairs Coordinator, Verbund

16:30

Closing comments

Jan Haizmann, Chairman of the Legal Committee, EFET

16:35

End of ETCC

16:40

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