Regulatory & Environmental

Guyer & Regules has extensive experience in Regulatory & Environmental matters and has participated in the processes of installation, acquisition and transformation of the most prominent industries in the country. Because of this, our team possesses unrivalled experience in the field and in particular in due diligence processes.

 

The firm is a pioneer in Uruguay in providing the environmental legal monitor service required by international certification standards (ISO 14001), issuing periodic updates of regulations in a systematic manner. It also integrates the international network RIELA (Inter-American Network of Experts in Environmental Law), being the only representative for Uruguay in this widely-recognized organization.

 

The Regulatory & Environmental team is composed of professionals specialized in environmental legislation and regulatory matters with vast experience in the area and highly recognized by leading international publications. A multidisciplinary team and the deep knowledge of various industries, enables us to provide a specialized and integral service.

 

We specialize in the following areas:

  • Health, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, and chemical industry
  • Agribusiness, forestry, seeds, pesticides, etc.
  • Transportation and Infrastructure including logistics, communications, ports, railways, among others.
  • Energy (Renewables, Oil & Gas, Biomass) and Electricity Market
  • Retail services and consumption
  • Mining

 

The type of service provided by the Regulatory & Environmental team includes:

  • Legal audits
  • Advice and legal support in the day to day business.
  • Survey of regulatory matrix prepared for each client
  • Assessment and follow up in Processes of Clean Development Mechanism (Kyoto Protocol)
  • Obtaining health records of companies and products before competent entities
  • Continuous Legal Monitor Service (regulatory update reports)
  • Obtaining Environmental Licenses
  • Registration of environmental management plans
  • Administrative resources and advice on procedures before the controlling agencies.
  • Defense in litigation procedures