520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Place, East Tower, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1993 (AB); 2011 (BC)
Jonathan Liteplo works extensively in the area of energy and utilities regulation. As a leading practitioner, Jonathan represents participants in the electricity, oil and gas, water and wastewater, and mining industries in a broad range of matters before regulatory authorities and the courts. He has wide-ranging experience representing owners in obtaining: tariff-related approvals under cost of service and performance-based rate regulation; utility cost of capital approvals; change of control approvals; and regulatory permitting for complex and controversial infrastructure projects. His clients value his leadership skills, the comprehensive analytical and strategic approach he brings to each matter, and his emphasis on adopting a team approach with his clients to achieving successful outcomes.
SNC-Lavalin announced that it had reached financial close on the sale of its 100-per cent interest in AltaLink, Alberta's largest regulated energy transmission company, to Berkshire Hathaway Energy (Berkshire). This follows the receipt of regulatory approvals from the Alberta Utilities Commission and approvals pursuant to the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act. Based on the terms of the agreement, the transaction values AltaLink at approximately $7.2 billion and will result in gross proceeds to SNC-Lavalin of approximately $3.1 billion.