Litigations - Selection of references in 2017-2018

 

2018

 

  • Provided counsel and representation to a European energy group in litigation before the Commercial Tribunal and then the Court of Appeals involving the implementation of a long-term electricity sale contract with another European supplier.

  • Provided counsel and representation to a professional association in litigation before the Conseil d’Etat challenging an executive order pursuant to regional schemes for connecting to the renewable energy network. 

  • Provided counsel and representation to an electricity and natural gas supplier in litigation before the Commercial Tribunal and then the Court of Appeals in litigation with an electricity distribution network operator involving the payment of so-called non-recoverable debts derived from the single contract.

  • Provided counsel and representation to an operator of cogeneration facilities in the litigation bearing on the implementation of a contract for power purchase obligation.

  • Provided counsel and representation to a European operator in litigation involving the valuation of capacity guarantees in a long-term contract with another energy firm bearing on electric production assets. 

  • Provided counsel and representation to an hydraulic electricity producer holding a concession from the State before the administrative tribunals in litigation to challenge the refusal of the concessionaire authority to authorize a new hydroelectric investment project.

  • Provided assistance and representation to a natural gas network operator in a dispute with a supplier before the Dispute Resolution and Sanctions Committee and then before the Paris Court of Appeals.

  • Provided assistance and representation to an electricity supplier in an administrative recourse contesting an official challenge of energy economy certificates (CEE).

  • Provided counsel and representation to an operator of a heat network and a biomass cogeneration facility following an accident that led to the shutdown of the cogeneration facility in a court-ordered expertise that included the companies in charge of the design, construction, and maintenance of the installations, as well as their insurers, in order to determine the cause and extent of the damages.

 

2017

 

  • Provided assistance and representation to a developer of offshore wind farms before the administrative trial courts and appeals courts in a challenge of the official rejection of the developer’s group’s submission to a call for tenders for the development of an offshore wind generation facility. 

  • Provided representation to an nvestment fund holding a majority stake in a portfolio of solar generation facilities in litigations (both as defendant and plaintiff) before the Montpellier Commercial Tribunal: nullity suit against the general assemblies, improper dismissal of company’s president, nullity of regulated agreements, and emergency injunction to obtain discovery from the opposing party.

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