Public Utilities

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega's team bring together an exceptional group of experts in the energy, telecommunication and waterwork sectors, having represented a variety of sponsors and project companies, investors, local, international and multilateral lenders, industry suppliers and customers, in some of the most sophisticated deals in Panama and the Latin America region.

In this capacity, ARIFA represents a variety of clients in a wide variety of transactions involving both administrative procedures before the National Public Services Authority (ASEP) and judicial cases.

ARIFA legal team has a broad understanding of the dynamics and legal challenges of the conventional, renewable and clean energy sectors, as well as their relations with the regulator.

A legal team at the forefront of the dynamics of the energy market, its frequent legal and regulations changes.

  • A team in sync with the frequent changes that occur to the laws and regulations of the energy market.
  • Knowledgeable of the various permitting requirements of generation plants, the laws and regulations applicable to renewable power projects, and the energy market in general.
  • In the litigation front, we have successfully represented generators and other clients in administrative proceedings before the ASEP, the regulator of the energy power and telecommunications sector.

Representative Clients

CableOnda, Enel, Motorola, Panama Power Co., Suez Energy, Telemovil El Salvador, Tractebel and Verizon.

Representative Transactions