Electric power and thermal power
- Prevent and resolve conflicts
- Developing effective contractual links
- Legal advice on complex issues of adopting energy legislation
- Develop contracts on electric power sale and purchase, transmission, equipment maintenance
- Act on out-of-court remedies (arbitration proceedings)
- Develop internal company regulations
- Forecast risks associated with performing contractual obligations
- Build an effective system to ensure performance of obligations
- Prepare opinions, procedural guidelines and recommendations on new rules adopted in the sector (new electric power market, new thermal power market)
- Protect property rights of power entities and consumers when the power resources supplied/consumed are of substandard quality
- Support power conservation projects using renewable energy sources
- Direct legal advice to consumers of electric and thermal power
- Building defense again refusal to perform power supply contracts, calculation of non-contractual, off-the-meter consumption of electric and thermal power
- Legal advice regarding issues of access to networks when hooking up/connecting to power facilities
- Develop schemes of interaction between transaction participants
- Oppose high-pressure sales with demonstrably unfavorable contract terms and conditions
- Draft/amend model form contracts
- Develop model regulations on cooperation with subscribers
- Resolve conflicts associated with utility hook-up/connection
- Represent clients in disputes arising out of antimonopoly laws
- Prepare inquiries, claims and complaints addressed to antitrust agencies. Track inquiries pending receipt of response, clarifications
- Resolve disputes regarding abuse of a dominant market position, challenge decisions and orders in court
- Resolve disputes out of evasion of contract execution / high-pressure sales with unfavorable terms
- Address violations of antimonopoly laws during utility hook-up
- Audit transactions and activities for compliance with antimonopoly laws
- Legal advice on issues of price determination and application of tariffs (costs)
- Settlement of disputes between electric power entities and regional tariff services
- Representation of clients in court disputes on establishing or abolishing tariffs
Wholesale and retail electric energy and power markets, thermal power market
- Dispute resolution regarding
- Payment of the cost of electric power according to regulated and unregulated prices
- Contracts for fee-based services to transmit electric power
- Recovery of damages during limitation/failure of electric power supply
- Payment of the cost of thermal power, services to transmit thermal power
- Adoption of binding status (guaranteed supplier, consolidated thermal power supplier)
- Confirmed thermal power supply schedule
- Legal advice on operations on the wholesale and retail electric energy and power markets:
- Act on entry into the electric power wholesale market
- Functioning of the retail markets
- Pricing issues
- Prepare, execute and perform contracts of various levels
Oil and gas sector
- Advise on projects for field development plans
- Advise on raw material processing
- Advise on the purchase and sale of petroleum products and gas
- Represent clients’ in disputes in the oil and gas sector
- Represent clients in government relations
- Advise on projects to construct and maintain oil and gas pipelines
- Legal advice on industrial safety during subsoil use and offshore development
- Advise on licensing the rights to exploit natural resources
Representing interests in the antimonopoly proceedings regarding price...
Legal support in implementation of the project for construction of the...
Legal analysis of potential risks and methods of their minimization during...
Developing of a comprehensive strategy of organizing of a contract company...
Legal support in a number of disputes between the subsidiaries regarding...
Representing interests in the Federal Tariff Service of Russia during...
Legal support in implementing projects aimed at energy saving and improved...
Legal support in implementation of investment projects of Mosenergo, PJSC, in...
Preparation of a comprehensive plan of actions aimed at reduction of the...
Preparation of a comprehensive legal opinion on minimization of risks...
Preparing of a comprehensive legal opinion on the client legal defense...
Protecting the client’s interests at the Ninth Arbitration Court of Appeal...
Protecting of the client’s interests in the court during the new hearing of...
Representation in the courts in a number of arbitration proceedings...
Protecting of the client’s interests in the fundamentally important dispute...
Successful settlement of one of the major conflicts with TSOPenergo on the...
Legal support in the dispute on electricity debt recovery from...
Protecting interests of the clients in disputes on invalidating the Decree...
Representing interests of the company in the courts of all levels in the...
Legal arguments for legislative differentiation of actions of the related...
Legal support in the dispute with the interregional distribution grid...
Representing the client’s interests in the "Setting up of the Boguchany...
Legal support in the dispute against the interregional distribution grid...
Participation in formulating new rules for the wholesale and retail markets...
Conducting of independent studies in antimonopoly regulation and...
Legal support in litigation and legal proceedings involving YANOS (Gazprom...
Preparation of an expert opinion substantiating the possibility of...
Legal support in the dispute in the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the...
Representing interests in the Federal Tariff Service of Russia during the...
Protecting of the client’s interests in the dispute against the...
Consulting on the client’s reforms as a part of the ongoing restructuring...
Preparing of a legal opinion regarding the right of the Federal Tariff Service...
Legal analysis of the legal authority of the Federal Tariff Service of...
Legal support in the dispute regarding the recovery of the unreasonable...
Representing interests during several "waves" of antimonopoly and court...
Representing interests in the arbitration courts regarding the appeal of the...
Representing interests in court proceedings to invalidate the decision of...
Protecting of the client’s interests in the Arbitration Court of the Rostov...
Legal support in the dispute with the Inter-Regional Distribution Grid...
Legal support in the dispute with the Interregional Distribution Grid Company...
Representing interests in the proceedings on misuse of the dominant position...
Legal support in two disputes with the power supply company. The disputes...
Preparation of a memorandum on court prospects for lawsuits in Russia...
Legal support in the dispute regarding the payments for off-the-meter...
Services of Vegas Lex
- Government Relations (GR)
- Commercial practice
- Antitrust practice
- Dispute resolution
- Public-private partnership
- Corporate practice. M&A
- International investments
- Tax practice
- Intellectual property
- Real Estate. Land. Construction
- Labour law
- Restructuring and bankruptcy
- Corporate fraud prevention