Administrative and Regulatory Law
Keeping a good relationship with the government is a key factor for all companies, especially for those engaging in concessions and bids. State bureaucracy may present numerous barriers to companies’ development, and with this in mind, the areas of Administrative and Regulatory Law aim at building bridges between the public and private spheres.
Martinelli Advogados has more than 20 years of experience in the field of corporate law, having aided countless clients in administrative and regulatory matters. The law firm assists clients in bidding processes, supporting companies through all project phases to the operation. Martinelli keeps an office in Brasília aiming at a greater closeness, relationship and representation of our clients in relation to the main regulatory bodies in Brazil.
The following are among its key practice sectors:
Com experiência no ambiente regulatório para o setor, o escritório presta assistência jurídica para projetos de infraestrutura em geral, seja na negociação de contratos, financiamento de projetos e relacionamento com o poder público.
- Electric Sector
Practice focused on companies in the electric power and electricity supply sector, encompassing assistance on environmental law, projects financing, PPPs, feasibility studies, and others. The professionals provide further assistance in the constitution of Small-Scale Centers of Hydropower (Pequenas Centrais Hidroelétricas–PCHs) or Centers of Hydropower Generation (Centrais Geradoras Hidrelétricas–CGHs).
Legal assistance focused on the needs of companies in the mining sector. The practice encompasses early stages, such as feasibility studies and risk analysis, up to the fundraising and tax incentives.
- Oil and Gas
Martinelli Advogados has specialists in the ever-changing regulation of the petrochemical sector. It provides legal assistance with solutions to improve companies’ operations in the extraction, production, refining, or trade. It further provides preventive consulting services on compliance and crisis management.
- Government contracts and concessions
Practice focused on assisting companies in bidding processes and government contracts, providing support since the project stage through the execution of contracts. The firm has further experience in representing the interests of concessionaires responsible for managing public goods.
- Relationships with the government
It is crucial to keep a good relationship with government authorities. With a unit in Brasília, Martinelli Advogados works to assure its clients are represented in matters involving the various spheres of the government.
- Ports and Airports
In addition to knowing the Brazilian laws, the firm has a team specialized in the international regulatory environment. Thus, it can provide legal assistance to several companies in the sector of ports and airports–both to concessionaires that manage the place and to their commercial partners.