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Cambodia’s 40 MW National Solar Park Tender Phase 2 – Live Webinar on EDC’s Clarifications on the PPA

With a little over a week to go to the original bid submission date, we raise the question on any possible extension of the deadline. Moreover, the EDC has provided some detailed and eager awaited feedback on the interpretation of the PPA. Are the remaining uncertainties on take-or-pay, deemed energy payments and FM resolved? Find out in VDB Loi’s expert webinar, the most recent discussion in a series of webinars on EDC’s tender for National Solar Park.


  • Is EDC ready to extend the bid submission deadline?
  • Take-or-pay or dispatchable, or both?
  • How has the most important commercial term been clarified by EDC?
  • What were the most eye-catching replies by EDC in the clarification round?
  • Delays in land acquisition: will EDC agree to extend the Scheduled Commercial Operation Date?
  • Do bidders need to notarize or legalize any document?
  • May bidder bring in a strategic investors after the project is awarded, and how?


01:00 p.m. – 01:40 p.m. (Phnom Penh Time)Presentations
01:40 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. (Phnom Penh Time)Q&A


Edwin Vanderbruggen
Senior Partner

Edwin is the senior partner of VDB Loi and a leading foreign legal advisor living in Myanmar since 2012. A frequent advisor to the Government on transactions and privatizations in energy, transportation and telecom, he is widely recognized for his “vast knowledge” (Legal 500) and his ability “to get difficult things through the bureaucracy ” (Chambers, 2016). He advises international financial institutions on their largest Myanmar transactions, oil and gas supermajors, a greenfield multi- billion US$ telecom project and the Japanese Government on the Thilawa SEZ. He assisted two newly licensed foreign banks setup in Myanmar, acted for the sponsor of an 800MUS$ urban infrastructure PPP project and worked on 6 out of 7 power deals inked in 2016.

Private: Charles Magdelaine

Charles is a lawyer qualified to practice in Paris and educated in France, the United States and China. He has extensive experience in Southeast Asia where he has worked on a wide range of energy and infrastructure projects, as well as on regulatory reforms, notably on PPP projects. He is currently advising a wide range of sponsors on renewable and non-renewable power projects.

Mariza Ung

Mariza is an experienced legal adviser, providing due diligence and structuring services to clients in a range of industry sectors. She is particularly known for her deep knowledge in regulatory aspects in real estate, construction, industry including the regulatory aspects of large project transactions, such as land issues, licensing, and factory and environmental approvals. Furthermore, she is an outstanding expert in land issues. She has worked on some of the largest energy and infrastructure projects in the country such as solar plants, industrial zones and island resorts.

Leung Seng
Senior Associate

Leung has over 15 years of experience advising both local enterprises and multinational corporations on banking, finance, M&A, employment, and insurance matters. He has assisted numerous clients in the financial, telecommunications and transportation industries with their M&A legal due diligence. He is particularly known for his deep knowledge of investment licensing, corporate law, commercial contracts and labor law.

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February 12, 2021
Phnom Penh: 1 p.m | Yangon: 12.30pm | Bangkok: 1.00pm | Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia: 2.00pm | Seoul, Tokyo: 3.00pm | London:7.00am | Amsterdam, Paris: 8.00am |
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