I en verden hvor efterspørgslen efter energi stiger eksponentielt, søger energisektorens aktører ikke kun juridisk rådgivning hos deres advokater. De har også brug for indgående brancheindsigt og innovative løsninger på de udfordringer, de står over for. Vores brancheteam inden for energi og forsyning yder målrettet og innovativ rådgivning til vores klienter i hele verden.

I en branche, der er præget af konstante forandringer, krav og kompleksitet, inddrager private og offentlige aktører erfarne og globalt orienterede advokater i alle energiretlige forhold.

Vi står på tærsklen til en tid, hvor efterspørgslen efter produktion og transmission af el vil slå alle rekorder, særligt i de nye økonomier. I kombination med de udfordringer, vi alle står over for i relation til klimaforandringer, skaber denne dynamik nye muligheder for alternative energikilder og nye teknologier.

Vores kompetencer dækker alle områder inden for energisektoren, herunder anlæg og projektering, selskabsretlige, konkurrenceretlige og regulatoriske forhold, kontraktforhold, handel, retssager/voldgift, konfliktløsning og skatteforhold, og vi yder koordineret rådgivning til vores klienter inden for alle disse områder. Vi har indsigt i de underliggende tekniske, geografiske, kommercielle og geopolitiske forhold, der spiller ind i branchen, og har direkte adgang til kontakter, investorer og beslutningstagere verden over.

I DLA Pipers energiteam indgår eksperter med særligt kendskab til de omfattende og ofte komplekse lovgivningsmæssige rammer, som projekter og aktiviteter inden for energisektoren er underlagt. Vi rådgiver myndigheder, de regulerede aktører, investorer og andre branchedeltagere om betydningen af de lovgivningsmæssige rammer i planlægnings-, udviklings- og driftsfasen af talrige energiprojekter og -aktiviteter.

Vi har årtiers erfaring med rådgivning af brancheaktører over hele verden. Vores globale team rådgiver klienter inden for el, olie og gas, vedvarende energi, atomenergi, energihandel, klimaforandringer og vandkraft. Ud over energiselskaber rådgiver vi investorer, virksomheder, developere, finansielle institutioner, regeringer, forsyningsselskaber og offentlige myndigheder.

Vores mange forskellige klienter tæller bl.a. verdens største olie- og gasselskaber, investeringsbanker med aktiviteter inden for energi- og råvarehandel og venture capital-finansierede iværksættere inden for alternativ energi. Vores advokater yder strategisk rådgivning i forbindelse med planlægning, udvikling, finansiering og bevillinger samt om lovgivningsmæssige, politiske og regulatoriske forhold.

Fokusområder

  • Handel med råvarer

    DLA Piper er et af de ganske få advokatfirmaer, der kan tilbyde hele det spektrum af ydelser, som er forbundet med en vellykket gennemførelse af strukturerede finansielle transaktioner. Vores team har mange års erfaring med handel og strukturerede transaktioner samt konkret brancheerfaring. En af vores særlige kompetencer er, at vi på kort tid kan etablere nyskabende strukturer for vores erhvervsklienter inden for energi-, landbrugs-, transport- og infrastruktursektorerne i hele verden. Vi repræsenterer en lang række virksomheder, der handler med, finansierer og transporterer sådanne produkter. Vi repræsenterer endvidere investorer, banker med speciale inden for handelsfinansiering af råvareprojekter og finansieringsordninger samt shippingvirksomheder, der chartrer, driver og ejer søgående fartøjer. Vi ved, hvordan handelsvirksomheder driver forretning: hurtigt, effektivt og via transaktioner, hvor risikoen begrænses, men hvor der samtidig skabes indtægter. DLA Piper har en erfaring med finansiering og strukturerede produkter, som få andre firmaer har; vi ved, hvordan vi får handlen igennem. Den værdi, vi kan tilføre, er vores omfattende erfaring og kontakter i branchen, og vi kan således bistå med at finde den rette aftalepart og sammensætte den type handel, der passer bedst til vores klient.

    Vores team er solidt funderet og kan strukturere transaktionerne således, at risikoen på vanskelige markeder minimeres, uanset om der er tale om råvarer eller teknologi. Teamet har desuden erfaring med at levere skræddersyede finansieringsløsninger og avancerede sikkerhedspakker, der er specielt tilpasset vores klienters forretningsmæssige behov.

  • Mining

    Changing economic conditions are often felt at the mine mouth long before they appear on the balance sheet or the boardroom table. DLA Piper is responsive to our mining clients' needs as they adapt to the cyclical shifts in the global commodities markets. Our innovative solutions assist them to efficiently address these challenges and opportunities.

    From startup to divestment or site closure, our Mining legal team can provide a complete legal solution, covering everything from day-to-day operational issues to large scale international transactions and arbitrations.

    Our commodities lawyers have detailed knowledge of local regulatory environments, key project drivers and the market. We understand how the many components of a project interact with one another. Our mining team takes a holistic approach to project development, which enables us to offer a balanced assessment in the best interests of the project as a whole. We can assist you to identify, analyze, negotiate and document project structures and to maintain efficiency when the project is operational.

    Mining is a truly global industry, and we can provide the location-based assistance as well as the experience and skills that clients in this sector require. For those with projects across countries or continents, we can provide a single point of contact to help manage the delivery of legal services to all of your projects and your personnel.

  • Oil and gas

    DLA Piper's Oil and Gas lawyers have extensive experience in all segments of the global industry. With a vast network featuring practitioners on the ground in key jurisdictions worldwide, we understand the industry-specific nuances that affect energy transactions and disputes as well as complex, multi-jurisdictional engagements that are part of your strategy wherever you do business.

    We handle both onshore and offshore legal work for a spectrum of clients, from major international oil companies, governments and state-owned companies to independents and private equity and mid-market entities. We offer leading lawyers in mergers and acquisitions, project development, finance, tax, environmental, technology and IP, real estate and dispute resolution. All our lawyers work together as a team across our global platform to address your transactional needs and, when necessary, to mobilize immediately.

    We work with contractors, developers, utilities, banks, investors and governments, providing strategic advice on planning, development, financing and permitting matters, as well as legislative, political and regulatory issues.

    Our experience encompasses:

    • Upstream: licensing/concessions, exploration and extraction; the operation of oil and gas fields; farm-ins/farm-outs, JOAs, joint venturing
    • Midstream infrastructure: construction, financing and operation of oil and gas infrastructure, such as pipelines, tank farms and refineries; sales and handling of crude oil and gas, along with the construction of related infrastructure; and CNG/LNG projects/sales
    • Downstream dissemination of products: offtake of production and the sale of products; lifting and transportation of oil and gas; storage and through-putting of products
    • Acquisition and disposal of oil and gas interests/assets; due diligence and investigation behind acquisitions
    • Financing for oil and gas: funding acquisitions; project-financing for developments; funding cash-calls; security structures over oil and gas assets; trading of oil products
    • Shipping and trading of oil and gas
    • International arbitrations and other forms of dispute resolution
  • Power
    The firm's Power team comprises lawyers throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning us to help energy clients with their legal needs anywhere in the world. Our key service areas within the Power sector include:
    • Conventional generation
    • Renewables
    • Alternative energy
    • Transmission and distribution
    • Wholesale and retail electricity
    • Energy market reform

    We advise on all phases of power transactions including:
    • Project development
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Financing
    • Corporate structuring and tax advice
    • Licensing and technology transfer
    • Government / regulatory
    • Litigation and international arbitration
    • Environmental
    • Employment

    We have completed financings that have been implemented through a variety of structures, including traditional offtaker-based project financings, PAPS tax equity investments, leasing, private placements, portfolio financings, multi-tranche first and second lien structures, export credit agency and other multilateral agency supported transactions. By representing clients with diverse roles in many types of transactions, our group has developed experience that well equips us to assist clients in assessing and resolving the complex issues that arise in project finance matters.
  • Renewables

    DLA Piper's globally situated Renewables practitioners represent sponsors, lenders, equity investors, multilateral institutions and government bodies and agencies in the development, financing, construction acquisition and sale of, or investment in, a wide range of renewables-related projects and infrastructure projects. Among these are renewable power generation projects, energy storage facilities, utility-scale, distributed and residential solar, on-shore and offshore wind and biomass and other innovative and technology-based entities. We deliver comprehensive services to renewables clients from project finance and development and M&A to tax, environmental, real estate, tech and IP, employment and disputes and arbitrations.

    We have advised on hundreds of renewable energy projects developed and financed around the world. Members of our team regularly represent clients in the purchase of wind turbines, solar panels, batteries, inverters, gas turbines and steam generators and other equipment or related and in the evaluation of such contracts in the context of an acquisition or a financing.

    We have been active in energy storage for almost a decade and have monitored the industry's progress closely while advising clients on the negotiation of long-term offtake agreements, evolving tariff requirements, the purchase of equipment and project financing, including the landmark financing of a portfolio of battery storage systems.

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