Projects and Infrastructure News
Pinsent Masons is aiming at boosting the commercial focus of its Birmingham real estate team with the hire of Shoosmiths partner Joel Kordan.
Seoul-based Jipyong Jisung is advising a consortium led by Incheon International Airport Corporation, which has won the $1.1bn bid to build a new international airport near Yangon.
Pinsent Masons has hired Bircham Dyson Bell projects partner Robbie Owen as a partner and head of its infrastructure planning and government affairs group.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has made a rare lateral hire in London with the addition of Shearman & Sterling finance partner Tim Pick.
Houston-based Bracewell & Giuliani has moved to expand its London office with the hire of two energy lawyers including Simmons & Simmons partner Julian Nichol.
Clifford Chance has advised private equity outfit the Carlyle Group on its $210m (£132m) investment in Tanzania-based agricultural company Export Trading Group (ETG), with Linklaters and South African firm Webber Wentzel also acting for investors.
Projects and Infrastructure Analysis
Clifford Chance again tops the global project finance rankings by deal value. It’s been a pretty rotten time for the sector, but events such as the Arab Spring are giving things a push
As the authorities probe the bond dealings of JSC BTA Bank’s ex-chairman, Catherine Newman QC highlights some legal aspects of the saga that appear to add up to a near-reversal of the burden of proof
Renewable energy initiatives have come under threat in Europe as governments renege on incentive schemes. Simon Currie and Tim Baines examine the likely impact on existing and proposed green initiatives
Projects and Infrastructure Opinion
Newly elected Norway prime minister Solway has promised measures that will kickstart a flat infrastructure sector
Disputes lawyers sit with sharpened pencils waiting impatiently for the full force of the fallout from the credit crunch. As thumbs are twiddled, a torrent of disputes has already started in the energy sector. Across the world disputes are being fuelled by the unsettling effects of the high price of oil.
Projects and Infrastructure Briefings
With new law, Mongolia opens to investors download subscription
The Great Hural, Mongolia’s Parliament, has ratified a new investment law, already in effect since 1 November, that dramatically alters the investment landscape in Mongolia.