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Annual Meeting of the Four Societies 2019

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Helen Cook 4 Societies
   “Legal considerations pertaining to
    nuclear energy as an option for Australia”

   Helen Cook
   GNE Advisory

Date: Monday 25 February 2019 – BREAKFAST EVENT
Time: networking and registration 7:15am, light breakfast, 7.35am start. Finish by 9am.
Venue: Allens, Level 28, Deutsche Bank Place, 126 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
Cost: free
Register online here by Thursday 21 February 2019. Register early as places are limited.

This presentation by Helen Cook will overview international approaches to the development of nuclear power programmes in emerging nuclear countries and discuss legal considerations for Australia should Australia wish to develop a domestic nuclear power programme. She will draw on her experience advising on nuclear projects and transactions in the United Kingdom, the United States, Egypt, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Argentina, India, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and South Africa, as well as her cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency. 

Helen Cook from GNE Advisory is an independent nuclear energy lawyer dedicated to all aspects of the civil nuclear sector. She is the author of the comprehensive legal text book, The Law of Nuclear Energy published by Sweet & Maxwell, (2nd edition, March 2018), recently reviewed in the International Energy Law Journal by Tim Stone CBE. She is the former chairperson of the Law Working Group of the World Nuclear Association. Helen obtained her law degree from the University of Sydney and commenced her career at Allens Arthur Robinson.

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