Introduction to EU Energy Law

Introduction to EU Energy Law

by Kim Talus


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Introduction to EU Energy Law by Kim Talus

Offering an introduction to students on the most essential elements of EU energy law and policy, this volume will be the go-to text for those seeking knowledge of EU energy regulation and its objectives, as well as an overview of energy law.

Specific topics will cover the content of sector-specific energy regulation, the application and impact of general EU law on energy markets, third party access, unbundling, investment in cross-border networks, energy trading and market supervision, the application of general EU competition law on energy markets, the impact of free movement provisions, and the application of state aid rules. A structured, step by step guide through the fundamental areas of EU energy law.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198791829
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/22/2016
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kim Talus, Professor of Europen Energy Law, UEF Law School,

Kim Talus is a Professor of European Economic and Energy Law and the Director of the Centre for Climate Change, Energy, and Environmental Law at the University of Eastern Finland Law School. He is also a Professor of Energy Law at the University of Helsinki. His research and other activities focus on international, comparative, and European energy law. He has published widely in these areas and is a frequent speaker in international conferences. He has held teaching positions at University College London, University of Houston, and Bonn University. He is the Editor-in-Chief for Oil, Gas, and Energy Law and a member of the Editorial Board for Journal of World Energy Law and Business.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Development of EU Energy Law and Policy
1. The Vertical Division of Competences between the European Union and its Member States in the Energy Sector
2. Sector-Specific Regulation of the Energy Market: Background and General Overview
3. Applying EU Competition Law to the Energy Markets
4. Treaty Freedoms and EU Energy Markets
5. State Aid in the Energy Sector
6. Sustainable Development and EU Energy Law
7. External Elements of EU Energy Law
8. Cross-Cutting Issues: Examples of Areas where Energy Law and Policy Interact with other EU Policies

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