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Energy & Natural Resources: Power

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What the team is known for

Respected practice group with valued experience handling power mandates for a significant client portfolio of private corporations as well as the electric energy operator CCEE. Has an excellent track record in sector-related litigation and administrative proceedings before ANEEL. Counts the structuring of power generation projects and power purchase agreements as further areas of expertise.

Notable practitioners

The key contact is Rafael Gagliardi.

Respected partner Rosilane Costa Barros is endorsed by commentators, with one stating: "I really admire her work. She is very detailed and knowledgeable of technical matters as well as negotiation, which really helps." She remains active advising on project development and the regulatory aspects of M&A transactions in the sector.

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Overview

Partnership. This is the focal point of Demarest's Energy department. It is formed by a multidisciplinary team experienced in providing services to concessionaires, investors, consumers and government agencies and working side by side with our clients, focusing on efficiency and results.

The activities conducted by the Energy Department include:

  • Energy consulting and dispute resolution, in matters involving energy regulatory agencies (Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency - ANEEL; National Agency of Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels - ANP; and state agencies), related bodies (Brazilian Water Agency - ANA; Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources - IBAMA; state agencies; National Department of Mineral Production - DNPM; National Indian Foundation - Funai, etc.) and further grantees (generation, transmission, distribution or commercialization of electricity, oil and gas) in all stages (procurement, construction and maintenance);
  • performance of due diligence investigations involving companies in the energy sector;
  • negotiations, drafting and review of contracts in the energy sector;
  • advice on projects on energy obtained from the most varied sources, and on all activities related to the sector;
  • advice on participation in bidding processes and undertakings;
  • project finance and restructuring of energy companies' debts; and
  • advice on issues involving environmental laws applied to the energy sector.

Members

Bittencourt, Barbara

Costa Barros, Rosilane

Meiler, David

Villar Gagliardi, Rafael

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Banks

Energy

Financial Services

Government

Mining & Metals

Oil & Gas

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Utilities

Energy & Natural Resources: Power

Demarest Advogados

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Location

Avenida Pedroso de Moraes, 1201

Centro Cultural Ohtake

São Paulo - SP

Sao Paulo

Brazil

05419-001

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Energy & Natural Resources: Power


Rosilane Costa Barros
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