The Energy, Infrastructures and Project Finance Department comprises more than 20 professionals, including tax experts and legal counsels highly specialized in banking & finance, corporate, regulatory, administrative and competition law. At the forefront of the sector, the department is recognized for its multi-disciplinary approach and far-reaching experience.
We advise Clients in M&A and private equity transactions specifically connected to this sector and offer consulting in the following subjects:
- Regulatory law, urban planning, relationships with the competent Authorities and resolution of disputes relating to their decisions
- Drafting and negotiation of all major contracts on the matters of electric power and gas utilities (e.g. import, transport, trading, sale to consumers, balancing, take or pay and tolling contracts)
- Transaction structuring and optimization of their tax impact, establishment of special purpose vehicles, including asset or real estate funds, closed-end investment companies, etc.
In addition, CBA’s advisory services cover the development and financing of projects, plants and works already in progress in the energy, water supply and infrastructures sectors, both by way of project financing or leasing, as well as the concessions and contracts of works, supplies and utilities.
The extensive knowledge of the legal or other issues connected with the relevant markets allows the practice group members to suggest transactions and investment opportunities so as to anticipate our Clients’ desires.
Furthermore, our solid and well-rooted network of global relationships with the most qualified law firms enables the team to assist our Clients worldwide including where the relevant investors and/or investment vehicles are based in different jurisdictions.
Besides their regular attendance to key events in the energy sector, some of the members of our Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance Department are researchers and university lecturers in subjects linked to energy and infrastructures, and regularly publish institutional texts and commentaries on current legislation in important sector journals.