Businesses of all types and sizes throughout the United States, Mexico and beyond bring their disputes to Gardere's litigation team and receive practical, responsive, boutique-style attention in return. Our clients have access to the firepower and value of a well-known and highly-regarded Firm's capabilities and interdisciplinary strengths.
Gardere has a national and international energy practice formed around our Energy Industry Team, which is a multidisciplinary group of approximately 60 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. Our team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for major energy companies, providing a depth of insight into our clients' needs, issues and concerns. We understand and regularly practice in virtually every sector of the energy, and we represent a wide variety of industry participants from multinational corporations to individuals.
From our offices in the United States and Mexico, our International Practice helps clients operate in today’s global economy. We have more than 30 professionals operating as a boutique within an Am Law 200 law firm and are able to provide focused service with the resources of a large firm. We understand that clients who are engaged in the global marketplace need lawyers who can operate seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions. Our international experts are multi-lingual, are culturally fluent and intimately familiar with various legal systems across the world, especially those in Latin America. Whether you need help with commercial transactions, regulatory matters, customs and import regulations, immigration matters, M&A and joint ventures, international disputes, or international tax planning, Gardere’s international team is here to assist you.
We represent domestic and foreign private funds in all aspects of fund formation, fund operations, platform and add-on acquisitions, and portfolio company operations. Our team has a reputation for being the go-to-lawyers for private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and family offices. We are known for our vast deal experience, the efficient way we staff and manage our work, and the way we maintain our relationships. We get deals done with sophisticated, strategic, and practical advice tailored to the needs of our clients.
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Gardere was selected to provide its legal and business perspectives on the changing energy market in Mexico. The U.S. Industry Event is the first meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Framework for Clean Energy and Climate between the two federal administrations and only the second meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Cross-Border Electricity Taskforce, of which Erika D. Benson was a founding member in 2010.
Ms. Benson and Attorney Daniel Aranda were selected for their expertise on electricity regulatory issues regarding renewables, financial barriers and other topics impacting Mexico's prospective carbon emission regulations and generation development designed to meet the new Carbon Development Mechanism requirements. Selected private-sector senior executives from Exxon Mobil, Sempra Energy and others, most of who are either large energy consumers or producers, discussed title issues, development capital challenges and the need for increased transparency to enhance the electricity sector.
The U.S. delegation spent many days in Mexico, meeting with departmental secretaries, presidential advisors and private sector associations. The U.S. delegation vocalized their support as well as their concerns regarding the evolution of clean energy and climate policy in Mexico. The U.S. delegation included officials from the White House, assistant secretaries and deputy assistant secretaries of State, Energy, Commerce, USTDA, USAID and decision makers from the U.S. Embassy in Mexico.
Contact Mr. Aranda or Ms. Benson directly for additional details or information on further events.
The complete meeting agenda can be viewed here.
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