Alexei Vivan

CGM Advogados presents new energy area

Alexei Macorin Vivan (pictured) is the new head of CGM Advogados’ energy practice. Alexei has more than 24 years’ experience in the electricity sector, with experience in contracts, corporate transactions, regulatory and litigation. He specializes in energy law, civil law, administrative law and civil and administrative litigation. He has advised clients on various corporate, investment and divestment transactions, negotiating disputes involving shareholders, creditor and development banks, suppliers, unions and contractors, as well as administrative, judicial and arbitration proceedings.

Coordinated the purchase and sale of energy assets. He has participated in the contracting of public and private financing from foreign and national entities, the structuring and implementation of hydroelectric generation projects, wind farms and solar farms, self-production, independent production and distributed generation (DG), including the drafting, review and negotiation of contracts related to the projects (EPC, lease, concession of real surface rights, consortium, cooperative, connection to distribution and transmission systems), obtaining authorizations from ANEEL, due diligence, assessing regulatory risks and issuing legal opinions.

Doctor and Bachelor of Laws from USP, CEO of the Brazilian Association of Electricity Companies – ABCE. Member of the Advisory Board of the Energy Research Company – EPE (alternate). Vice-president of the São Paulo State Energy Industry Union and of the Forum of Electricity Sector Associations – FASE. He has also been vice-president and legal director of electricity companies and director of FIESP’s energy division. He is a member of CNI’s Infrastructure Council. He is the author of books, articles and lectures on energy issues and regulatory law.