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Ismo Pölönen, Biodiversity Protection in Private Forests: An Analysis of Compliance. (Similä, J. – Pölönen, I. – Primmer, E. – Fredrikson, J. – Horne, P.). Journal of Environmental Law (forthcoming 2014).
Kim Talus, ‘Chapter 1.4 Regulatory Framework' (sections: National constitutions, Petroleum law and Applicable international law), in E. Pereira, The Encyclopaedia of Oil and Gas Law: Volume One: Upstream (Globe Law 2014)
Kim Talus, ‘Internationalisation of Host Government Contracts' in, S. Schill and M. Audit, The Internationalisation of Public Contracts (Bruyllant 2014, forthcoming), with Steven Otillar and Scott Looper.
A. Belyi and K. Talus, States and markets in hydrocarbon sectors: general trends and regional specificities (Palgrave 2014, forthcoming)
E. Pereira and K. Talus, African Oil and Gas Law and Regulation: Volume I – North and East Africa (Globe Law and Business 2014, forthcoming)
E. Pereira and K. Talus, African Oil and Gas Law and Regulation: Volume II – West, Central and Southern Africa (Globe Law and Business 2014, forthcoming)
Kim Talus, ‘National Petroleum Supply Reservations: Background and Comparison', Journal of World Energy Law and Business (forthcoming 2014, with E. Pereira)
Kim Talus (ed.), Research Handbook on International Energy Law (Forthcoming, Edward Elgar 2014)
Elisa Morgera and Kati Kulovesi, "The Role of the EU in Promoting International Standards in the Area of Climate Change", in: Sara Poli and Inge Govaere (eds.), EU Governance of Global Emergencies (forthcoming, 2013).
Elisa Morgera & Kati Kulovesi, "Public-Private Partnerships for Wider and Equitable Access to Climate Technologies", in: A. Brown (ed.) Environmental Technologies, Intellectual Property and Climate Change: Accessing, Obtaining and Protecting (Edward Elgar: 2013).
Ismo Pölönen, The precautionary principle and management of uncertainties in EIAs – Analysis of waste incineration cases in Finland. (Jalava, K. – Pölönen, I. – Hokkanen, P – Kuitunen, M.). Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal (fortcoming, Dec. 2013).
Kati Kulovesi, "Climate Change and Trade: At the Intersection between Two International Legal Regimes," in: E. Hollo, K. Kulovesi & M. Mehling (eds.), Climate Change and the Law (Springer, 2013), 419-446.
Kati Kulovesi and Marise Cremona, The Evolution of EU Competences in the Field of External Relations and its Impact on Environmental Governance Policies, Transworld Working Papers No. 7, 29 March 2013, available at: http://www.iai.it/content.asp?langid=2&contentid=886
Kim Talus, EU Energy Law and Policy: a Critical Account (Oxford: OUP 2013)
Bram Delvaux, Michael Hunt and Kim Talus (eds.), EU energy law and policy issues (Intersentia, 2013)
‘Introduction', in E. Pereira and K. Talus, Upstream Law and Regulation: A Global Guide (Globe Law 2013) (with E. Pereira)
‘Conclusion', in E. Pereira and K. Talus, Upstream Law and Regulation: A Global Guide (Globe Law 2013) (with E. Pereira)
Eduardo Pereira and Kim Talus, Upstream Law and Regulation: A Global Guide (Globe Law 2013)
‘Nuclear Energy in Finland', in F. Giglioni, L'integrazione europea in materia di energia nucleare, in www.giustamm.it, collection of the essays edited by A. Clarizia, Le politiche pubbliche sul nucleare dopo Fukushima (2013) 60-78.
Kim Talus, Legal and Regulatory Regime for Lebanese Offshore Petroleum, OGEL 3 (2013)
Michael Mehling, Kati Kulovesi & Javier de Cendra, "Climate Law and Policy in the European Union: Accidental Success or Deliberate Leadership?", in: E. Hollo, K. Kulovesi & M. Mehling (eds.), Climate Change and the Law (Springer, 2013), 509-522.
Niko Soininen, Easy Cases and Objective Interpretation. Referee-article. 17 pages. In Jaakko Husa and Mark van Hoecke (eds.): Objectivity in Law and Legal Reasoning. Hart Publishing 2013.
Niko Soininen, Marine Spatial Planning as an Instrument of Reconciliation. Referee-article. 28 pages. Will be published in 2013 in the International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy Review. University of Eastern Finland – UNEP Course series.
Niko Soininen, Weighing of Interests in the Finnish Water Law. From Financial Evaluation to the Normative Weight of Interests. Referee article. 27 pages. Will be published in 2013 by Edward Elgar publishing as a part of the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law publication on Water Law.
Yulia Yamineva & Kati Kulovesi, "The New Framework for Climate Finance under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: A Breakthrough or Empty Promise?" in: E. Hollo, K. Kulovesi & M. Mehling (eds.), Climate Change and the Law (Springer, 2013), 191-224.
Ismo Pölönen, Reconsidering the role of public participation in the Finnish forest planning system (Pappila, M. & Pölönen, I.). Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research (27) 2012, p. 177–185.
Kati Kulovesi, "Addressing Sectoral Emissions outside the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change: What Roles for Multilateralism, Minilateralism and Unilateralism?", 21 Review of the European Community and International Environmental Law (2012), 193-203.
Kati Kulovesi, "Climate Change in the EU External Relations: Please Follow My Example (or I Might Force You to)," in: E. Morgera, (ed.), The External Environmental Policy of the European Union: EU and International Law Perspectives (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge & al., 2012), 115-148.
Kati Kulovesi, "Negotiations on the New Market Mechanism and the Framework for Various Approaches: What Future Role for the UNFCCC in Regulating the Carbon Market?", 6 Carbon and Climate Law Review (2012), 336-346.
Kati Kulovesi, "A New Chapter in the UN Climate Change Negotiations? First Steps under the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action", 3 Climate Law (2012), 181-189.
Kati Kulovesi, Sabrina Shaw & Stanley W. Burgiel, "Trade and Environment: Old Wine in New Bottles?" in: P. Chasek & L. Wagner (eds.), The Roads from Rio: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Multilateral Environmental Negotiations (Routledge, 2012), 174-198.
Kati Kulovesi and Antto Vihma, Strengthening Global Climate Change Negotiations: Improving the Efficiency of the UNFCCC Process, Nordic Working Papers 2012:902, 16 August 2012, available at: http://www.norden.org/en/publications/publikationer/2012-902
Kim Talus, FIDE 2012, ‘Finnish report on the Interface between Energy, Environment and Competition Rules of the European Union' (Publication of the Association for European Law / FIDE 2012)
Kim Talus, ‘Winds of change: Long-term Gas Contracts and Changing Energy Paradigms in the European Union', in Caroline Kuzemko, Andrei Belyi, Andreas Goldthau, Michael F. Keating (eds.), Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia (Palgrave MacMillan 2012)
Kim Talus, ‘Lex Petrolea and Internationalisation of Petroleum Agreements: Focus on Host Government Contracts', Journal of World Energy Law and Business (2012) (with S. Looper and S. Otillar)
Kim Talus, (More Than) 10 Years of Antitrust Enforcement in EU Natural Gas Markets, OGEL 3 (2012),
Matti Myrsky, Finland´s report on Charities´. Annual Meeting Rotterdam ETLP Congress 2012, 31 May-2 June "Taxation of Charities".
Matti Myrsky, What does a Good Tax System Require? Årbok för Nordisk skattevetenskaplig forskning (2012)
Tuomas Kuokkanen, Anton Laakso, Antti-Ilari Partanen, Kati Kulovesi and Hannele Korhonen, "Kansainvälinen oikeus ja ilmastonmuokkaus", Ympäristöpolitiikan – ja oikeuden vuosikirja 2012, 7-51.
Kati Kulovesi, The WTO Dispute Settlement System: Challenges of the Environment, Legitimacy and Fragmentation (Kluwer Law International: The Netherlands, 2011), 295 pages.
Kati Kulovesi, "Make Your Own Special Song, even if Nobody Else Sings Along: International Aviation Emissions and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme," 2 Climate Law (2011), 535-558.
Kati Kulovesi, Elisa Morgera & Miquel Muñoz, "Environmental Integration and Multifaceted International Dimensions of EU Law: Unpacking the EU's 2009 Climate and Energy Package", 48 Common Market Law Review (2011), 829-891.
Kati Kulovesi, "Ilmastonmuutosta vastaan yhdessä, yksin tai ei lainkaan? Lentoliikenteen päästökauppa ja EU:n ilmasto-oikeuden kansainväliset ulottuvuudet," Ympäristöpolitiikan – ja oikeuden vuosikirja (2011), 293-308.
Kim Talus, ‘Just what is the scope of the essential facilities doctrine in the energy sector: Third Party Access -friendly interpretation in the EU v. contractual freedom in the US', Common Market Law Review 48 (2011) 5
Kim Talus, ‘Long-term natural gas contracts and antitrust law in the European Union and the United States', Journal of World Energy Law and Business 4 (2011) 3
Kim Talus, ‘Lectio praecursoria – Law-in-context: EU Energy Law', Juridiska Föreningens Tidskrift 5/2010, also in Finnish Yearbook of International Law (2011)
Kim Talus, ‘Recent development of European legislation on climate change and energy', conference paper for the 2011 ILST Conference on Innovation, Competition and Regulation (Institute of law for science and technology, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Kim Talus, From State to Market and Back: The Role of the Public Sector in the Energy Markets-The European Experience, OGEL 6 (2011)
Kim Talus, Regulation of oil importation to United States and European Union, OGEL (2011), with Tony Nunes
Kim Talus, Regulation of Nuclear Power in Finland: Construction and Ownership Nuclear Law, OGEL 1 (2011), with A. Guimaraes-Purokoski
Kim Talus, Vertical natural gas transportation capacity, upstream commodity contracts and EU competition law (Kluwer Law International 2011)
Kim Talus, ‘Capacity to Compete: Recent Trends in Access Regimes in Electricity and Natural Gas Networks', (with A. De Hauteclocque) EUI working paper RSCAS 2011/09.
Kim Talus, Bram Delvaux, Michael Hunt and Kim Talus (eds.), EU energy law and policy issues (Intersentia, 2011)
Kim Talus, ‘Ownership Unbundling: What End to the Saga?', in Simon Hirsbrunner, Dirk Buschle, Christine Kaddous (eds.) European Energy Law / Droit européen de l'énergie (Brussels: Bruylant 2011) (with M. Hunt)
Ismo Pölönen, The Effectiveness of the Finnish EIA system – What works, what doesn't, and what could be improved? (Pölönen, I. – Hokkanen, P. – Jalava, K). Environmental Impact Assessment Review (31) 2011, p. 120–128.
Ismo Pölönen, A Potential Role for EIA in Finnish Forest Planning: Learning from Experiences in Ontario, Canada (Hanna, K., Pölönen, I. and Raitio, K.). Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal (29) 2011, p. 99–108.
Mia Hoffrén, 2011: Contractual Rights and Third Parties: a Unified Perspective of the Law
of Property and the Law of Delict. Nordic Journal of Commercial Law 1/2011.
H. B. Anderssen – Mia Hoffrén, 2010: Ensidige verneroller ved boligkjøp i Norge og
Finland. Tidsskrift for Eiendomsrett 2010 s. 1–28.
Erkki J. Hollo, Kati Kulovesi and Michael Mehling (eds.), Climate Change and the Law (Springer: Dordrecht, 2013), 693 pages.
Ismo Pölönen, Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment in the Case of the Baltic Sea Gas Pipeline (Koivurova, T. – Pölönen, I.). The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (25) 2010, p. 151–181. Reprinted in German Yearbook of International Law (52) 2009, p. 293–325.
Kati Kulovesi,"Ilmasto-oikeuden synty? Katsaus ilmastonmuutosta koskevaan sääntelyyn," Ympäristöpolitiikan – ja oikeuden vuosikirja (2010), 389-430.
Kati Kulovesi, "Exploring the Landscape of Climate Law and Scholarship: Two Emerging Trends," in: E. Hollo, K. Kulovesi & M. Mehling (eds.), Climate Change and the Law (Springer, 2013), 31-62.
Kerryn Lang, Peter Wooders and Kati Kulovesi, Increasing the Momentum of Fossil-Fuel Subsidy Reform. A Roadmap for International Cooperation, International Institute for Sustainable Development: Trade, Investment and Climate Change Series, June 2010, available at: http://www.iisd.org/pdf/2010/increasing_momentum.pdf
Kim Talus, ‘Revocation and Cancellation of Concessions, Operating Licenses and Other Beneficial Administrative Acts', in Stephan Schill, International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2010)
Kim Talus, ‘Long-Term Upstream Natural Gas Contracts and EC Competition Law – Efficiencies under Article 81(3) and Objective Justifications Under Article 82', in EU energy law and policy issues (Brussels: Euroconfidentiel 2010)
Kim Talus, ‘The Long-Term Capacity Agreements, Third Party Access and EU-Russia Relations', in EU-Russia Energy Relations, (Brussels: Euroconfidentiel 2010) (with M. Hunt)
Kim Talus (et al.), Energy Law of Finland (Kluwer Law International 2010)
Kim Talus, Relationship Between General Competition Laws and Sector Specific Energy, Regulation,Antitrust in the Energy Sector, OGEL 1 (2010), with P. Kuoppamäki
Kim Talus, Security of Supply Argument in the Context of EU Competition Law Antitrust in the Energy Sector, OGEL 1 (2010)
Kim Talus, Two New Precedents in the EU Natural Gas Markets - EU Competition Law and Network Foreclosure, Antitrust in the Energy Sector, OGEL 1 (2010)
Bram Delvaux, Michael Hunt and Kim Talus (eds.), EU energy law and policy issues (Brussels: Euroconfidentiel 2010)
Kim Talus and Piero Fratini (eds.), EU-Russia Energy Relations (Brussels: Euroconfidentiel 2010)
Elisa Morgera, Kati Kulovesi & Ambra Gobena, (eds.), Case Studies on Bioenergy Policy and Law: Options for Sustainability (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Rome, 2009), 395 pages.
Kati Kulovesi and María Gutíerrez, "Climate Change Negotiations Update: Process and Prospects for a Copenhagen Agreed Outcome in December 2009," 18 Review of European Community and International Environmental Law (2009), 229-243.
Kati Kulovesi, "The Carbon Market and the Post-2012 Climate Regime: Key Legal Scenarios," 3 Carbon and Climate Law Review (2009), 270-279.
Kati Kulovesi, "Case Study on Bioenergy Law and Policy: Estonia", in: Elisa Morgera, Kati Kulovesi & Ambra Gobena, (eds.), Case Studies on Bioenergy Policy and Law: Options for Sustainability (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Rome, 2009), 133-170.
Nigel Hunt and Kim Talus (eds.), EU Energy Directory (Brussels: Euroconfidentiel 2009)
Kim Talus, ‘Comment on Pielow, Brunekreeft & Ehlers on ‘Ownership Unbundling', Journal of World Energy Law and Business 2 (2009) 2 (with A. Johnston)
Kim Talus, ‘Access to gas markets – a comparative study on the access to LNG terminals in EU and US', Houston Journal of International Law 2 (2009)
Kim Talus, ‘Security of Supply', in EU Energy Directory (Brussels: Euroconfidentiel 2009)
Kim Talus, ‘Public-Private Partnerships in Energy – Termination of Public Service Concessions and Administrative Acts in Europe', Journal of World Energy Law and Business 2 (2009) 1
Sikina Jinnah, Douglash Bushel, Miquel Muñoz and Kati Kulovesi, "Tripping Points: Barriers and Bargaining Chips on the Road to Copenhagen," 4 Environmental Research Letters (2009), 034003.
Chris Spence, Kati Kulovesi, María Gutíerrez and Miquel Muñoz, "Great Expectations: Understanding Bali and Climate Change Negotiations," 17 Review of the European Community and International Environmental Law (2008), 142-153.
Kati Kulovesi, "Fragmented Landscapes, Troubled Relationships: The WTO Dispute Settlement System and International Environmental Law," IXX Finnish Yearbook of International Law (2008), 29-62.
Katja Keinänen and Kati Kulovesi, "Introduction to the Special Theme: International Law, the Environment and Power," IXX Finnish Yearbook of International Law (2008), 1-5.
Kim Talus, ‘The Third-Legislative Package and ownership Unbundling in Light of the European Fundamental Rights Discourse', Competition and Regulation in Network Industries 1 (2008) (with S. Praduroux)
Bram Delvaux, Michael Hunt and Kim Talus (eds.), EU energy law and policy issues (Brussels: Euroconfidentiel 2008)
Kim Talus, ‘Security of Supply – An Increasingly Political Notion', in Bram Delvaux, Michael Hunt and Kim Talus (eds.), EU energy law and policy issues (Brussels: Euroconfidentiel 2008)
Kim Talus, ‘Regulation of Electricity Markets at the EU Level', European Journal of Energy and Environmental Law Review (2008) 17 (with C. Zimmermann)
Grzegorz Peszko, Taisei Matsuki, Kari Hämekoski, Solvita Klapare, Barbara Letachowitz, Kyoichi Shimazaki, Kati Kulovesi, Andra Blumberga, Baiba Circene, Janis Jurkans, Andirs Karklins, Sandra Ruza, and Edgars Vigants, Latvia's Participation in International Emissions Trading: Options Study, The World Bank ECSSD Sustainable Development Working Paper No. 47, April 2007, available at: a http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTECAREGTOPENVIRONMENT/Resources/LatviaGIS-web.pdf
Kati Kulovesi, "The Private Sector and Implementation of the Kyoto Protocol: Experiences, Challenges and Prospects," 16 Review of the European Community and International Environmental Law (2007), 145-157.
Kati Kulovesi, María Gutíerrez, Miquel Muñoz and Peter Doran, "The 2006 Nairobi Conference on Climate Change: A Confidence-Building Exercise," 7 Climate Policy (2007), 255-261.
Kim Talus, ‘C-470/03, AGM Cos.Met v. Tarmo Lehtinen and Finland', Defensor Legis No. 4 (2007)
Kim Talus, ‘Role of the European Court of Justice in the Opening of Energy Markets', ERA Forum, 8 (2007) 3
Kim Talus, ‘Long-term gas agreements and security of supply – between law and politics', European Law Review 32 (2007)
Kim Talus, ‘Does EU Need an Energy Regulator?', Energy & Environment, 18 (2007) 2
Kim Talus, ‘Electricity interconnectors in EU law: Energy security, long-term infrastructure contracts and competition law', European Law Review 32 (2007) (with T. Wälde)
Matti Myrsky, Borde Finland införa ett plattskattesystem? JFT 2007 p. 292-305.
Ismo Pölönen, Quality Control and Substantive Influence of Environmental Impact Assessment in Finland. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 26 (2006), p. 481–491.
Kati Kulovesi & Seppo Puustinen, "GATT 1994" In: Martin Björklund and Seppo Puustinen (eds.): Maailman kauppajärjestö WTO. Sopimuskäytäntöä ja taustoja (Helsinki, 2006), 65-112, 158-182, 192-247 & 256-326 (196 pages total).
Kati Kulovesi, "How to Prevent Babies from Being Thrown Away with the Bathwater: Perspectives on the International Climate Regime from COP 10 in Buenos Aires to the Future," in: Elisa Morgera and Francesco Francioni (eds.): The Future of Environmental Law: International and European Perspectives. European University Institute Working Papers, Law, 2006/01 (European University Institute 2006).
Kati Kulovesi and Katja Keinänen, "Long-term Climate Policy: International Legal Aspects of a Sector Based Approach," 6 Climate Policy (2006), 313-325.
Kim Talus, ‘First Interpretation of Energy Market Directives by European Court of Justice - Case C-17/03, Vereniging voor Energie', Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law 24 (2006)
Kim Talus, ‘Electricity Interconnectors - a Serious Challenge for EC Competition Law, Competition and Regulation in Network Industries', 1 (2006) 3 (with T. Wälde)
Kim Talus, ‘Monopolies in EC energy law – Interconnectors', Utilities Law Review 14 (2006)
Kati Kulovesi, "A Link Between Interpretation, International Environmental Law and Legitimacy at the WTO Dispute Settlement," 11 International Trade Law and Regulation (2005), 188-196.
Kim Talus, ‘First experience under the exemption regime of EC Regulation 1228/2003 on conditions for access to the network of cross-border exchanges in electricity', Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law 23 (2005)
Kati Kulovesi, "WTO:n riidanratkaisujärjestelmän arkea: kauppa, terveys ja legitimiteetti EU:n ja Kanadan välisessä asbestiriidassa," Lakimies 2003/1, 51.
Matti Myrsky, ‘Basic Research in Tax Law', in Tax Law. Scandinavian Studies in Law (2003). Volume 44 (edited by Peter Wahlgren) p. 277 – 288.
Kati Kulovesi, "Cautious about Precaution: Recent Judicial Practice concerning the Status of Precautionary Principle in International Law," Ympäristöjuridiikka 2/2002, 8-27.
Matti Myrsky, ‘Tax Law', in An Introduction to Finnish Law (ed. Juha Pöyhönen, 2002), p. 557- 582.
Matti Myrsky, Juridisk generalrapport p. 10-37. Teoksessa Samordning av skatter og sosiale ytelser. Nordisk skattevitenskapelig forskningsråd. NSFS NR. 37 (1999).
Kati Kulovesi, "Legality or Otherwise: Nuclear Weapons and the Strategy of Non Liquet", Finnish Yearbook of International Law (1999), 55-89.
Veijo Heiskanen & Kati Kulovesi (eds.): Function and Future of European Law: Present State, Rationality and Future Direction of European Legal Integration (Forum Iuris: Helsinki, 1999).
Kati Kulovesi, "Background Paper for the International Conference on the Present State, Rationality and Direction of European Legal Integration," in: Veijo Heiskanen & Kati Kulovesi (eds.). The Function and Future of European Law (Forum Iuris, 1999), 283-290.