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CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded practice with broad expertise in a variety of energy mandates, encompassing project financing, power purchase agreements and energy-related M&A transactions. Also held in high regard for its handling of complex regulatory mandates, boasting notable experience in matters arising across the power and oil and gas spaces. Vitol and Brookfield Global Renewable Energy Advisor are among the firm's new client wins.

Strengths

Market commentators note: "We consider it to be a great law firm with highly skilled people in the energy field."

Work highlights

Advised Zuma Energía on regulatory issues concerning the wholesale electricity market, as well as regulatory compliance issues relating to the client's power purchase agreements.

Notable practitioners

Experienced partner Derek Woodhouse Saavedra garners praise from market commentators for his expertise in matters arising in the power sector, frequently winning mandates to advise on electricity market regulations. One source states: "He is excellent. He is very good in negotiations and solid in regulatory matters as well as knowing when to use the right tool in the right situation."

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Overview

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow (“CMS Mexico”) is part of the international law firm, CMS. Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount (over 5,000 lawyers), CMS has 74 offices in 42 countries.

CMS Mexico offers the most qualified, international expertise in Mexico in electricity matters, and in exploration and production of deepwater hydrocarbons.
Having advised the Federal Government on the implementation of the Wholesale Electricity Market and the restructuring of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), including the drafting of the Electricity Market Rules, CMS Mexico is currently advising many key players on their participation in the new electricity industry.

Additionally, the National Energy Control Centre (CENACE) has retained WLL-CMS for the implementation of the Operational Guide of the Clearing House for the Long-Term Auctions, as well as the hiring of the operator of the Clearing House. The firm is also advising CENACE on drafting the rules for the Third Long Term Auction.

The former has given CMS-WLL a regarding the new regime, and a much deeper understanding of the market, allowing our team to provide more qualified legal advice to our clients and a keen understanding of their new options for their business decisions.

Members

Woodhouse Saavedra, Derek M (Head of Department)

Bucio, Daniel

Fernandez, Luis

Ferrara, Manuel

Lezama, Daniel Alberto

Salinas Ruiz, Gabriel

Taracena, Ana Sofía

Clients

Ainda

Aldesa Energías Renovables de México

Arendal

B2E

Banco Interacciones

CDPQ

Centro Nacional de Control de Energía

CKD IM

Corporación Inmobiliaria Vesta

Cox Energy

EDECSA

EDF

Energía Infra

Energyland

EnergylandCKD I

EnergylandCKD IM

Engie

Engie / Enlight

Exergy

Fastgas

Grupo Aldesa

Grupo Simsa

Hartree Partners

Iberdrola

Idinsa

Intergen

Macquarie

Más Energía

Mater Energía

Mexican Energy Ministry

Mexico Power Group

Mota-Engil

NAFIN

ORCA

Pemex

PepsiCo

Power Generators’ Union

Sacyr Concesiones

Sempra Energy (Ienova)

Solar Century

Solar Fuel

Spanish Power

Termo WTE

T-Solar

Zuma Energía

Industries

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Electricity

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Hydrocarbons

Industrial Engineering

Non for Profit

Oil & Gas

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Renewables

Technology

Transportation

Utilities

Energy & Natural Resources Department

CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC

firm
Department location

Paseo de la Reforma 115

Piso 19

Col Lomas de Chapultepec

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

11000

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