A Road Toll Case in Latin America

Mr. Pabon provided expert testimony in a road concession project. The international arbitration revolved around the interpretation of the Concession Contract adjustment mechanism and the alleged lost revenues due to the wrongful application of toll adjustments. Mr. Pabon’s team assessed the economic validity of the claim and demonstrated that the Contract was the regulatory instrument [...]

Advisory Services to the Brazilian Power Industry

Mr. Pabon led a team of economists advising Independent Power Producers (IPPs) on utility regulation and other energy market issues. The team assessed for the IPPs governmental proposals to segment the generation market, advised on their participation in energy auctions, and designed and implemented commercial strategies. In addition, Mr. Pabon’s team was also retained by [...]

Defense of a Latin American Government in an Electricity Construction Project Dispute

Mr. Pabon worked with a team representing a Latin American government against a company seeking contract reform and compensation related to a transmission line project. The company claimed that economic turmoil had made the project financially infeasible. Mr. Pabon’s team provided critical economic analysis to the Tribunal hearing the case, including insight on economic fundamentals [...]

A Gas Royalty Dispute in Latin America

A company with an integrated energy project that monetizes isolated gas reserves by generating electricity and transmitting it to market claimed that natural gas market changes should trigger royalty formula adjustments. Mr. Pabon’s team represented the respondent in the resulting dispute, conducting economic and commercial analyses of the royalty adjustment clause, and demonstrating that the [...]

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The Latin American Transmission Tariff Dispute

A company claimed that the government had violated a Stability Agreement related to discrimination in the setting process of electricity transmission tariffs. Mr. Pabon and his team represented the government, offering insight on economic fundamentals and demonstrating the fallacy of using regulatory arguments in contracts disputes in unregulated commercial settings. In addition, the team noted [...]

Tariff Realignment in Brazil

A group of private generators in Brazil were concerned with a set of measures proposed by the government and their business implications. Mr. Pabon’s team analyzed a set of rules related to tariff issues and their impact on the development of new business opportunities for these companies in the large industrial segment market. The project [...]

Assistance to Brazilian Government Agencies

Mr. Pabon was part of a team that assisted the national electricity regulator (ANEEL) in developing its policies and procedures for tariff-related issues and identified the components of an institutional strengthening program for ANEEL. Additional work with the regulator included calculating distribution wheeling tariffs for certain electricity customers. He also advised the Brazilian System Operator [...]

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