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Electric Power

Recent changes to the regulatory framework, as well as technology developments have brought even more complexity to the industry, demanding more than ever assistance of updated and specialized experts.

Highly complex regulatory problems along with new opportunities, as distributed generation, require experience in different areas of Brazilian law.

Our electric power team has a consolidated expertise in financing, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, regulation and other commercial/operational negotiations involving the electricity power industry in Brazil (EPC contracts, energy purchase and sale agreements, among others).

We advise generation companies (solar, wind power, PCHs, UHEs, thermal and cogeneration), transmission companies, distribution companies, trading companies, sponsors, service providers, suppliers, financial institutions and investment funds in their most diverse needs throughout the development and implementation of their projects.

Our team has an in-depth knowledge of the sector’s entire production chain and far-reaching expertise in dealing with its main players, being able to deliver a comprehensive service with highest standard of quality. Our experience covers asset auditing, equity and debt alternatives for structuring, developing and monitoring the most different stages of an energy project, including negotiating contracts with service providers or equipment suppliers. It is also qualified to assist sponsors to participate in auctions and to interact with ANEEL, responsible for regulating the sector.

“Cescon Barrieu’s strength in corporate, banking and capital markets work feeds through into its energy practice”
(Latin Lawyer 250 2018)