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Brochures November Knowledge of the industry-specific and technical aspects of a project can be crucial for project finance contracts. We help you mitigate your financial risks effectively. Project finance and project financing structures and documentation requires the anticipation of the potential project risks and knowledge of how to mitigate these risks from a legal perspective. Project risks can arise from any of the stakeholders which are involved in a project including the project development and the engineering side. Carla Luh.
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Now in its third edition, International Project Finance is the definitive guide to legal and practical issues relating to international projects. The book considers the application of English and New York law in cross-border documentation and legal and practical matters associated with running financing projects in civil law jurisdictions. Different sources of funding are also examined, such as banking and international bond documentation, and Islamic financing practice, in particular the use of Murabaha financing techniques and Sukuk Islamic bond market. This includes the legal and documentation issues arising from the use of suchfinancing techniques and how they interact with each other from a legal and contractual perspective.
It includes essential, core material for project finance, offering new insights about Sharia-compliant instruments and a comprehensive overview of the current state of the international regulation of banking post financial crisis. This updated edition includes new case studies and topics related to country risk, along with insights from project finance experts who share their specialized knowledge on legal issues and the role of advisors in project finance details. The book is useful for readers at all levels of education and experience who want to learn how to succeed in project finance. Upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals worldwide working on project finance. Financing the Deal 7.
The upcoming transition from LIBOR is also worth noting, for the issues it raises for the project finance market in the UK more generally. Nevertheless, the Conservative government has recently announced a boost in energy and infrastructure investment, with new projects such as five new hydrogen schemes located near Aberdeen, Mersey, and near Grimsby and the revival of old ones, such as the renewed engagement with the HS2 project. The UK market breaks broadly speaking into two quite distinct halves — a UK-oriented market where local as in UK-sited deals are structured and financed, and a much larger and more geographically diverse finance market where for one reason or another international finance is structured, negotiated and documented in the UK in practice, London , but the underlying project is located elsewhere. The two markets are both relatively large in terms of capital and debt requirements and flows, but the international English-law finance market far outstrips the domestic UK market in both volume and size of deals. As the UK emerges from the economic slowdown and moves into a period of economic growth, there is considerable demand for upgrading existing infrastructure or investing in new, greenfield projects.
Now in its third edition, international project finance is the definitive guide to legal and practical issues relating to international projects. There is a newer edition of this item: international project finance: law and practice. International project finance: law and practice. International project finance law and practice. International project finance: law and practice edited by john dewar.
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