Roberta Bagatini Bassegio
|Office: ||Rio de Janeiro.|
Main Practice Areas
Banking and Finance, Corporate Law, Energy, Infrastructure & Natural Resources.
Roberta is a partner at Veirano Advogados and has been a member of the firm since 1998. She has extensive experience in project development in the areas of infrastructure and natural resources, encompassing bidding procedures, acquisitions, construction and financing of major projects.
Roberta assists foreign and national clients in matters regarding corporate, regulatory and administrative law, and has been involved in projects, mergers and acquisitions, and financing deals in the power, mining, water and sewage, ship building and logistics sectors. Roberta has represented several investors, sector associations, and concessionaires within the power industry and before the National Agency for Electric Energy – ANEEL in connection to regulatory matters and concession regulation and has large experience in the areas of power distribution, transmission, trading and generation (including projects of large hydroelectric power plants, PCHs, wind, biomass, solar and gas, coal and heavy oil thermoelectric plants).
Roberta holds a post-graduate degree in Public Law by the Federal University of the State of Rio Grande do Sul and a Master of Law – LL.M. by the Columbia University School of Law, where she was awarded honors as Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (2009). Roberta also acted as International Associate for Allen & Overy LLP in New York (2009-2010).
Chambers of Commerce and Associations
- American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham-RJ);
- Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-RS);
- British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (Britcham);
- New York State Bar Association;
- Deutsch-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK); and
- World Service Group (WSG).
- “Legal Treatment of the Protection and Defense of Public Utilities’ Users” published by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul’s Law Review.
LL.M. (Master of Law) - Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar (2009)
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Post-graduate in Public Law (2006)
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (2001)
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Portuguese and English; Italian and Spanish (basic).