Senior Research Fellow, Institute for European and International Economic Law, University of Bern.
Email address: kateryna.holzer (at) iew.unibe.ch
Kateryna Holzer has been doing research in the interface of trade, energy and climate change for the last eight years. She has also been consulting the government and the private sector on the issues of compliance of green energy reform with WTO law.
Since January 2017, Kateryna works as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for European and International Economic Law of the University of Bern.
International economic law of green energy development, energy security and universal sustainable energy access. Issues of internationalization of energy law (bilateral and plurilateral energy-specific and energy-related agreements). Energy investment arbitration. Reform of the Energy Charter.
M. Hahn and K. Holzer, ‘Special Agreements and Energy: Filling the Gaps‘, in M. Matsushita & T. Schoenbaum (eds.) Emerging Issues in Sustainable Development: International Trade Law and Policy Relating to Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment (Springer, 2016), pp. 259-277.
K. Holzer, ‘Emissions Trading and WTO Law‘, in S. Weishaar (ed.) Research Handbook on Emissions Trading (Edward Elgar, 2016), pp. 326-352.
K. Holzer et al., ‘Promoting green electricity through differentiated electricity tax schemes’ in T. Cottier and I. Espa (eds.) International Trade in Sustainable Electricity: Regulatory Challenges in International Economic Law (Cambridge University Press, 2016).
M. Hahn and K. Holzer, ‘Special Agreements and Energy: Filling the gaps’ in M. Matsushita and T.J. Schoenbaum (eds.) Emerging Issues in Sustainable Development: International Trade Law and Policy Relating to Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment (Springer, 2016).
I. Espa and K. Holzer, ‘Building Cooperation with BRICS: From Solar Panel Wars to TTIP-Led Energy Regulatory Consensus’ Journal of World Investment and Trade (forthcoming 2016)
I. Espa and K. Holzer, ‘Negotiating an energy deal under TTIP: Drivers and impediments to US shale exports to Europe’ 43(4) (2015) Denver Journal of International Law and Policy
K. Holzer, Regulatory aspects and public international law issues of the construction of cross-border electricity networks. Conference Paper
T. Cottier, I. Espa and K. Holzer, ‘Renewable Electricity Tax Exemptions and Trade Remedies under International Law: An Assessment of Policy Space under WTO Law, the Swiss-EU FTA and EU law’. Prepared for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, 2015, published online
T. Cottier, I. Espa, S. Hirsbrunner, K. Holzer and T. Payosova, ‘CO2 Levies and Tariffs on Imported Electricity: Assessing the Compatibility of Options with WTO Law, EU Law and the Free Trade Agreement Switzerland-EEC’. Prepared for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, 2014, published online
Cottier, I. Espa, S. Hirsbrunner, K. Holzer and T. Payosova, ‘Differential taxation of electricity: Assessing the Compatibility with WTO law, EU law and the Swiss-EEC Free Trade Agreement’. Prepared for the Swiss Federal Department of Finance, published online
See also Kateryna’s full biography on the NCCR website