Department profile submitted by Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi
BFM&L has been active in assisting foreign and local oil and gas companies in their specific needs, including the negotiation of project investment agreements, joint operating agreements, crude and gas sales agreements, among others, as well as all kind of regulatory work needed to conduct their daily activities.
In recent years, The Firm has been increasingly involved with his clients providing them with legal support and advice in connection with renewable energy projects, biofuels production and carbon emissions reductions. In these fields, Bruchou provides his clients with a full range of legal services covering the creation of corporate structures, negotiation of plant construction and operation agreements, trading and commercialization of their output (energy, fuels and more recently carbon allowances). The Firm’s practice in the field is an integral part of its overall services to players in the energy sector.
Regulatory advice includes compliance with requirements from governmental agencies (Secretary of Energy, Federal Commission for Hydrocarbons Investments, ENARGAS, and provincial agencies, among others) in the structuring and consummation of the transactions, obtaining regulatory approvals and assisting the clients in the day-to-day matters with those agencies.