White & Case

White & Case help its clients in the power industry to navigate myriad legal challenges, including fluctuating market conditions, regulatory uncertainty, governmental investigations and continuous advances in conventional, renewable and clean energy technologies.

Global challenges require global resources

Whether it’s raising adequate capital to fund needed investment in power production and transmission, solving the challenges of cross-border investments, meeting environmental and regulatory requirements or addressing disputes and governmental inquiries, White & Case clients require in-depth knowledge and experience of the power industry. It possesses a deep understanding of global and regional business practices and government regulations, as well as proven domestic power experience in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. It covers the major areas of law in the regions of the world where its power industry clients currently do business, and the regions in which they are looking to expand.

Powering the power industry

It represents a diverse range of clients, including financial institutions and multilateral lenders, private equity firms, integrated public utilities, conventional and renewable power generators, power marketers, merchant transmission providers, project developers, governments and state owned entities, contractors and service companies and large consumers of power. No matter how complex or challenging the issue is, its clients turn to White & Case for its industry knowledge, proven track record of results and a wide range of power-related legal services.

Changing Energy Markets and Regulation

Over the last few decades the US power industry has undergone a transition from a regulated industry dominated by integrated monopolies to one based upon vertically disaggregated components and competitors. White & Case have pioneered strategies to protect market participants from the vagaries of an unstable market design and have helped our clients navigate the resulting market failures.  Its Energy Markets and Regulatory Group assists clients with regulatory issues, energy project financings, energy company or asset sales and acquisitions, workout assessments, restructurings or bankruptcies and bet-the-company litigations. White & Case work hard to find goal-orientated solutions to the challenges that its clients face based on its extensive understanding of how energy markets work.

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