Regulatory

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We advise our clients that operate in highly regulated industries (telecommunications, energy, banking, aeronautics, construction, etc.), making GALA the best option in Panama for handling legal matters in these sectors. Our team advises and leads in matters related to:
  • Advice in matters of Engineering, Public Contracts and Construction.
  • Project and Asset Financing.
  • Consulting and advice related to the construction of infrastructure for the provision of public services (energy and telecommunications).
  • General advice in matters of energy and telecommunications, in proceedings before regulatory entities such as the Public Services Authority (ASEP), Secretary of Energy, Electricity Transmission Company (ETESA) and the Environmental Ministry.
  • Advice for obtaining telecommunications concessions (personal communication service, basic local telephone services, national long-distance service, international long-distance service, internet, television, etc.).
  • Advice to clients regarding the required modifications of legal regulations applicable to their industry
  • Merger and acquisition projects of the electric, telecommunications, aeronautics, banking, insurance and securities sectors along other highly regulated companies, including the required legal due diligence.
  • Negotiations of agreements for the purchase of energy, permits and operating licenses for the electricity sector.
  • Taxation and tax procedures before administrative entities.
  • Mediation, arbitration and litigation.

UEP Penonome I, S.A:
Asesoramiento a UEP Penonome I, S.A. para el financiamiento del proyecto del Parque Eólico en Panamá, y todos sus aspectos regulatorios, diligencia debida y gestión del proyecto. (Abril 2016).

Unión Eólica Panameña, S.A:
Asesoramiento a Unión Eólica Panameña, S.A. en asuntos relacionados con el derecho regulatorio, financiamiento del proyecto, así como en el desarrollo de su Proyecto de Parque Eólico para la generación de 336.8 MW de energía eléctrica en Panamá. (Octubre 2015).

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clewis@gala.com.pa

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