Department profile submitted by CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow SC
CMS Woodhouse Lorente Ludlow (“WLL-CMS”) is part of the international law firm, CMS. Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount (over 5,000 lawyers), CMS has 74 offices in 42 countries.
WLL-CMS offers the most qualified, international expertise in Mexico in electricity matters, and in exploration and production of deepwater hydrocarbons.
Having advised the Energy Ministry on the implementation of the Wholesale
Electricity Market and the restructuring of the Federal Electricity Commission
(CFE), including the drafting of the Electricity Market Bases and Business Practice
Manuals, WLL-CMS is currently advising many key players on their participation in the new electricity industry.
Additionally, the National Energy Control Centre (CENACE) has retained WLL-CMS for the implementation of the Operational Guide of the Clearing House for the Long-Term Auctions, as well as the hiring of the operator of the Clearing House. The firm is also advising CENACE on drafting the rules for the Third Long Term Auction.
The former has given CMS-WLL a privileged understanding of the Energy Reform, better inside knowledge regarding the new regime, and a much deeper understanding of the market, allowing our team to provide more qualified legal advice to our clients and a keen understanding of their new options for their business decisions.