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Die Zeit and CMS Hosts “Future of Energy” Forum in Davos

01/2015

Die Zeit, Germany’s leading weekly newspaper, and CMS, a top 10 global law firm, gathered business and political leaders from across the world for ‘The Future of Energy’ forum, held in Davos on the occasion of one of the world’s foremost business summits on the 22nd January 2015.

The forum featured a panel discussion, including speakers Peter Jackson, Vice President of Upstream Research at IHS and Senior Director at Cambridge Energy Research Associates; Dev Sanyal, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Regions at BP plc; Professor Paul Stevens, Distinguished Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs and Penelope Warne, Senior Partner and Head of Energy at CMS.

The discussion focused on the key energy issues affecting global businesses in 2015, including the impact of plummeting oil prices and the changing energy agenda of governments.

CMS has 245 lawyers in its energy sector group, which covers all aspects of the energy spectrum, including oil and gas, wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, biomass and biofuels, nuclear, coal and power. The group advises clients as far afield as Mexico and Aberdeen and has a strong presence in Africa and the Middle East, with offices in Algeria, Morocco, Dubai and Oman.