Japanese banks and investors continue to play a critical role in global project finance markets. This dynamic is evident in the activity levels of the key Japanese financing institutions: in 2014, the top three Japanese banks–the so-called Japanese megabanks–were reported to have had a combined...
Practising law in the energy sector requires not only traditional legal skills, but also an understanding of the ever-changing world in which we live. A notable example of this sort of change is the recent, and largely unforeseen, collapse in the price of crude oil, which has returned to levels not...
Over the last 30 years, I have had the good fortune to work on a broad range of project financings with many of the lawyers named in this guide. We have debated the nuances of stabilisation clauses in concession agreements, negotiated long-term offtake arrangements, argued over intricate financial...