Energy

 

We represent both major emerging players national and international in the energy sector (oil & gas, water, nuclear, cogeneration or renewable energy: solar, wind, biomass, biogas and hydroelectricity). We have built a strong relation with all types of actors in the energy industry, such as: public entities, investment funds, credit institutions, underwriters, construction companies, maintenance services and operators.

 

We comprehensively cover all aspects of law in order to effectively support our clients: regulation, public law, environmental law, real estate law, banking and finance, corporate law, taxation, corporate structuring, financial and fiscal structuring.

 

We have recently advised in these areas:

  • Drafting and negotiation of a water utility franchise.
  • Assistance with structuring, negotiating and drafting of bank financing deals in all types of energy infrastructure project and corporate risks.
  • Preparation of risk matrices intended for investors and checking the “bankability” of projects.
  • Assistance to investors in power plants’ acquisitions.
  • Assistance relating to calls for tender.
  • Legal and tax portfolio audits of infrastructure projects.
  • Structuring, audits and assistance in public incentive funds.
  • Drafting and negotiation of construction and maintenance contracts for power plants.
  • Implementation of delegation schemes for energy suppliers.
  • Pre-litigation and litigation for non performance of contract; regulatory litigation particularly connected to tariffs and distribution relationships.

 

GNL spot market – In June 2018 we released General terms and conditions to debottleneck LNG liquidity, click here for further information.