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Pinheiro Neto Advogados, José Roberto Oliva Júnior, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL

José Roberto Oliva Júnior

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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Work Department

Energy / Mergers and Acquisition / Project Finance

Position

Jose Roberto Oliva is a Senior Associate at Pinheiro Neto Advogados with over 12 years of experience advising clients on matters related to the energy industry. His practice focuses mainly on energy regulation, project finance, M&A and construction. Mr. Oliva represents Brazilian and international businesses that are engaged in the energy industry as independent power producers, including traditional and renewable sources (wind, solar, biomass, hydropower), electric utilities, energy trading companies, large consumers of power, or equity and debt investors. Mr. Oliva work encompasses a wide variety of advisory including drafting and negotiating power purchase agreements, grid connection agreements as well as construction and O&M agreements. He also represents broad range of investors and energy companies in competitive bids and operation of public services through concessions, permissions and authorisations. Moreover, he regularly represents clients in complex litigation and compliance matters before the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL) and Electricity Energy Commercialization Chamber (CCEE) as well as in related proceedings before federal courts, state agencies and in arbitrations. He has extensive experience in assisting clients in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, project development, financings, private equity investments, joint ventures, and a variety of others matters related to energy and infrastructure projects.

Career

Pinheiro Neto Advogados, Senior Associate (2011 to date). Andrade & Canellas Energia, Legal Director and Member of the Board of Directors (2003/2011). Arbitrator of the Arbitration Chamber of FGV (Energy sector and project finance).

Languages

Portuguese and English

Member

Member of the Rio de Janeiro Chapter of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB/RJ); Co-founder of the Brazilian Institute for Studies of Energy Law; Deputy Legal Director of the Brazilian Association of Independent Energy Producers.

Education

LL.M. in Business Law from Berkeley Law School; LLM in Corporate Law from Insper - Brazil; LLM in Financial and Capital Markets Law from Insper - Brazil; Certificate in Energy Law from FGV - Brazil. LLB from Centro Universitário da Cidade - Brazil. Book: Project Finance - Corporate and contractual structures with focus on electric power generation in Brazil. (Almedina, May, 2013).

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