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Sergio Bermudes Advogados

PRAÇA XV DE NOVEMBRO, 20, 7º AND 8º ANDARES, CENTRO, 20010-010 RIO DE JANEIRO, RJ, BRAZIL
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Work +55 21 3221 9000
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www.sbadv.com.br
Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Elena Landau

Tel:
Work +55 21 3221-9000
Email:
Sergio Bermudes Advogados

Position

Consultant. Area of practice: Electric energy

Career

She lectured in economics at PUC-RIO from 1981 to 2004, specializing in regulatory issues and nowadays coordinates and lectures on the course in Regulation of the Electricity Sector at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation. She has dedicated several years to the study of inflation in Brazil. This was the theme of her dissertation for the Masters’ degree, for which she was awarded the BNDES prize (2nd place). From 1983 to 1993 she worked as an analyst of macroeconomic policy and economic structure at the Institute of Applied Economics – IPEA, and at the National Confederation of Industry – CNI. She is a former economic advisor to the president of the Brazilian Social Democratic Party – PSDB, former director of the National Social end Economic Development bank – BNDES, and member of the boards of administration the Rio de Janeiro Stock Exchange, the Vale do Rio Doce Company and CEMIG – the State of Minas Gerais Electricity Centers. As a practicing lawyer, she focuses on economic and regulatory issues. She coordinated a book on regulation of the electricity sector which was published in 2006, and contributed to it with an article entitled "A visionary introduction to the Electricity Sector".

Languages

Portuguese, English and French

Member

Member of the Rio de Janeiro section of the Brazilian Bar Association.

Education

ELENA LANDAU graduated in Economics and then in Law from the Pontificate Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and was awarded a Masters degree in Economics by the same institution. She also studied at doctorate level at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


Brazil: Energy and natural resources

Electricity

Within: Electricity

Specialist dispute resolution firm Sergio Bermudes Advogados has a highly regarded power sector group which includes Elena Landau and associate Vitor Ferreira Alves de Brito. Energy distribution group Abradee and energy companies Cemig, Coelba and Enersul are among its clients.

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