Overview

Carolina Germano is an associate in the Corporate and M&A practice of Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown in the Rio de Janeiro office.

Her practice is fosued on the Electric Power sector and its segments (generation, transmission, distribution and trading), advising national and foreign clients in the industry.

She has experience in regulatory, contractual and corporate matters, such as consulting related to power purchase agreements, contracts related to structuring, implementation and operation of infrastructure projects, mergers and acquisitions transactions, privatizations and power auctions, including wind and solar photovoltaic complexes for centralized and distributed generation.

Carolina was a legal intern at Tauil & Chequer Advogados from October 2018 to December 2021.

Spoken Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French

Experience

  • Represented a development bank in modeling the privatization of Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. - Eletrobras.
  • Represented a large Japanese energy company in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Gemini Energy, involving BRL 822.5 million.
  • Represented a large Japanese energy group in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Stima Energia, an energy trading company.
  • Represented a large national basic sanitation company in the review of contracts related to solar photovoltaic distributed generation projects in the States of Cuiabá, Maranhão and Piauí, and hydro distributed generation projects in the State of Mato Grosso.
  • Represented an investment fund in the development of solar photovoltaic distributed generation projects in the State of Rio de Janeiro.
  • Represented a Canadian institutional investor in participating in the privatization auction of Companhia Estadual de Transmissão de Energia Elétrica - CEEE-T, a large power transmission company in the State of Rio Grande do Sul.

Education

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Bachelor in Law (JD equivalent)

Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro – UERJ, Especialization, Regulatory Law

Admissions

  • Brazil

Activities

  • Member, Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos do Direito da Energia – IBDE.