1 Executive Programme in Trading Electrical Energy This programme is designed to deliver comprehensive knowledge on the trading of electrical energy and offers up-to-date information on the current state of electricity markets in Europe. Supporting Institutions: * Sponsors: SERBIAN TRANSMISSION SYSTEM AND MARKET OPERATOR * Institutions support this event from educational prospective of market participants Organizers:
2 The opening up of retail electricity markets in Serbia in 2013 means that many new market players from the industrial sector are purchasing electrical energy. This programme therefore also covers the legal and tax framework of electricity trading in Serbia and their implications on the wholesale and retail markets. Programme attendees will learn: What electricity trading is all about How electricity trading works How electricity trading companies are organized What it takes to start electricity trading on your own The standard forms of electricity trading exports and imports Advances in electricity trading practise How the electricity markets look today and where the opportunities lie The legal framework for electricity trading How balance responsibility of electricity traders works and how to minimize related costs How to achieve tax and customs optimization in electricity trading How liberalization in electricity supply affects the wholesale and retail markets Lecturers Aleksandar Katančević, Veljko Vuković, Aleksandar has over 10 years of experience in trading contracts for electrical energy in the West, Central East, Southeast Europe and Turkey, within some of the biggest European energy utilities and energy trading companies, including: An attorney-at-law with years of experience of working with taxes, firstly as a tax manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers, the global leader for auditing and tax consulting, and then as an attorney-at-law with Karanović & Nikolić, the largest regional law ﬁrm. In 2011 Mr Vuković set up the independent law ﬁrm VUK TAX ATTORNEYS, the ﬁrst law ﬁrm in the Republic of Serbia established with the purpose of providing legal aid predominantly in the area of taxes. Senior Energy Trader RWE Supply & Trading Switzerland S.A. Essent Trading International S.A. E.ON Sales & Trading GmbH E.ON Energy Trading AG Holding Slovenske elektrarne doo. A specialist in energy holds an: MSc in Technology from Helsinki University of Technology MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Electrical Engineering. Tax Attorney Mr Vuković has assisted with tax advice, due diligence and legal representation in tax and legal matters for a number of multinational clients, including Philip Morris, E.ON, EGL, Atel, Wrigley, Avon and Plaza. He has particular knowledge of the energy sector, where he continues to assist clients to run their trading operations in Serbia seamlessly. He also monitors developments in legislation and practise within the sector. Guest Speakers Nikola Radovanović, Lead Lawyer by the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia. Dejan Trifunović, Assistant Minister, Electro-energy sector, Ministry of Energy, Development and Environmental Protection. Marko Janković, Directorate for market operations, Elektromreža Srbije, Serbian TSO. Professor Nešo Mijušković, PhD, Independent Energy Expert. Ernst Bode, Managing Director for the region of Messer Tehnogas A.D. Tsvetelina Samovolska, Senior Energy Broker by Tradition Ltd. Miha Pregl, Business Development Manager at Regional Power Exchange BSP Southpool. Irina Peltegova, CEE/CIS Senior Market Reporter at ICIS.
3 Schedule 9 May 2013 Reception & Sponsored Welcome Cocktails (20:00 21:00h) at Hotel Tulip Inn Welcome drinks and get together for delegates Cocktail Sponsor: energy brokerage company Tradition Ltd, London 10 May 2013 Morning Session (09:00 13:00h) Part I: The wholesale electricity market Trading products and markets Market players (traders, brokers, exchanges, utilities, industry, regulators) Fundamental electricity market model overview for Europe and Turkey Requirements and company structure for trading electricity Trading electricity with physical delivery (sales, optimization, trading, origination, cross-border trading) Structured electricity products (virtual power plants, tolling, long-term electricity purchase con tracts) Latest overview on electricity and other commodities markets with data Lunch (13:00 14:00h) Sponsored by GSA ltd, energy trading company. Lunch for delegates and event sponsors Afternoon Session (14:00 18:00h) Part II: The legal and tax framework of electricity trading and its implications for the Serbian retail market European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) Serbian energy law, market code and grid code Balancing groups and full supply contracts Customs clearance of electricity Tax optimization of electricity trading transactions, as well as for related transactions (transfer of cross-border capacities, purchasing transited electricity etc.) Supplying end-customers connected to the transmission system Supplying end-customers within the distribution network The role of the public supplier and the corporatisation of EPS Full liberalization ideal or reality? Panel Discussion (18:00 19:00h) Panel discussion with the lecturers, guest speaker and delegates, followed by the delivery of certificates for successful completion of the programme.
4 10 May 2013, 09:00 19:00h, Tulip Inn, Belgrade, Serbia Organizers VUK TAX ATTORNEYS was the ﬁrst law ﬁrm in Serbia established to provide legal aid predominantly in the area of taxes. We are not merely consultants; we are attorneys who safeguard you and your business with regard to each aspect of our cooperation. StrategaEast is an energy investments consulting company that provides critical business information and knowledge to its clients. It is primarily focused on the East and Southeast regions of Europe and Turkey. StrategaEast covers electrical energy, natural gas and coal from a traded commodities prospective, as well as the mining industry. It also provides commercial information in the area of trading liqueﬁed natural gas (LNG) and liqueﬁed petroleum gas (LPG) on a global level. Sponsors Tradition Financial Services is a market leader in the inter-dealer broking of both Commodity and Financial Products. Always innovative, Tradition brokers Commodity products via Voice and Internet Platforms which consolidate its European Power, Coal, Emissions and other Energy activities. The CEE/SEE Power desk moved from Frankfurt to London at the start of 2009, and cover the CEE and SEE (Including Serbia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, and Turkey) electricity markets from there. Traditions eﬀorts in these New Markets were recognized by its customers who voted them No 1 Broker for Eastern European Power in the Energy Risk Magazine survey for 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and GSA ltd is a company specialized in energy sector. We started our activity in Through years GSA Group business expanded in different sectors of economy paying main attention on energy, engineering and metallurgy. Today we are well-known company acting in energy and industrial market. In recent years, GSA is focusing mainly on expanding its activities and being present in region countries like Serbia, Greece and Montenegro. Messer Tehnogas A.D., part of Messer Group since 1997, is the leading company for production and distribution of industrial, medicinal and specialty gases and accompanying equipment, and cutting and welding equipment in Serbia. Messer Group has been associated with expertise in engineering and industrial gases production and sales for more than 100 years. Messer is active in over 30 countries in Europe and Asia, as well as Peru, with over 60 operating companies and more than 5,200 employees. The company is the only producer of oxygen, nitrogen, argon and hydrogen in Serbia, operating four (4) Air Separation Units, as well as other gases production plants and ﬁlling stations in Belgrade, Smederevo, Bor, Pančevo, Niš, Kraljevo, Novi Sad and Odžaci, as well as Nikšić in Montenegro, and more than 70 sales centers throughout the country. Messer Tehnogas A.D. is the first electricity consumer who signed an agreement with a different electricity supplier and not EPS.
5 10 May 2013, 09:00 19:00h, Tulip Inn, Belgrade, Serbia Sponsors BSP Regional Energy Exchange LL C is a new player in the European energy arena, founded in The exchange, established by the companies Borzen and Eurex is from in co-ownership of Borzen d.o.o. and Elektro - Slovenija, d.o.o and operates in the market under the BSP SouthPool trademark. It provides complete and high-quality liquid, competitive, and transparent services of organised electricity market for market participants. At the moment, BSP enables trading with electricity on Slovenian and Serbian market; however, trading will also be possible on other markets in the region in the future. BSP also provides clearing and financial settlement of concluded transactions on the organized electricity market for members. The ultimate objective of the BSP Regional Energy Exchange is, ﬁrstly, to become a leading cross-border energy exchange in the South Eastern European region and, secondly, to become a bridge among European energy markets through the mechanisms of market coupling or implicit auctions. ICIS provides comprehensive daily wholesale electricity prices, analysis and news to the European electricity arena. Our insights supply readers with the latest pricing information, including unique assessments for markets in central and eastern Europe, updates on the latest market trends, supply and demand information, along with news on price drivers. Key features: Independent over-the-counter (OTC) electricity price assessments and indices for the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Turkey, Greece Specialist market coverage for markets in central and eastern Europe, including unique indices on the Polish, Czech and Hungarian markets Unrivalled information on power plant outages for the UK, Germany and the Nordics Daily market updates and news for the entire European electricity arena Second-to-none analysis on key developments, including weekly review of solar and wind generation To find out more visit Reservations: Programme price is 850 EUR (plus 20% VAT) per person and includes cocktail on 9 ʰ of May, lodging for a single night at Hotel Tulip Inn, lectures and lunch on 10 ʰ of May, and printed materials. Programme languages are Serbian and English. Course materials are available in English only. There is limited number of seats, therefore early booking is advised to secure the place. Place is secured after the payment is proceeded. For reservations please find details under Contact. Venue: Hotel Tulip Inn, Palmira Toljatija 9, New Belgrade, Serbia Hotel Reservation Hotel for the 9th April is included in the price, please contact the Organizer for your booking. Contact For further information on the programme s content, please contact: (t) ; (m) ; (e) (e)