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Chadbourne advised YPF, the major Argentinean oil and gas producer, in an action brought by New Jersey and Occidental Chemical Corporation in connection with one of the country's largest environmental litigations.

Chadbourne's environmental lawyers assist project developers, major corporations and lending institutions with project finance transactions, permitting and compliance, corporate and real estate transactions, public-private partnership agreements and litigation covering a wide range of environmental laws. We advise our clients on:

  • Environmental negotiation and litigation
  • Project finance and corporate transactions
  • Environmental counseling
  • Renewable energy

In addition to our strong US practice, our lawyers have handled environmental issues and requirements around the world and are closely familiar with international guidelines such as the Equator Principles and those published by the International Finance Corporation. As a result, we can help structure projects and transactions to help minimize the risks associated with environmental issues. Through Chadbourne's global network, we have contacts with lawyers in numerous countries. As a result, we can quickly obtain information on environmental requirements in many nations and can assist clients in identifying and managing knowledgeable local counsel when needed.

Blogs

Although EPA expects the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to rule in the coming weeks on motions to stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan, planning by...
Wind and solar appear to be winners under the final Clean Power Plan that the US Environmental Protection Agency released in early August to reduce US carbon dioxide emissions...
Yesterday, in the case Shearwater v. Ashe (14-2830-LHK) the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California set aside the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) rule...
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Publications

Chadbourne held a webinar in late August on “What to Ask on Diligence in the Wake of the Clean Power Plan.” The US government is asking each state to come up with a plan to...
A federal district court has dealt a setback to a United States Fish and Wildlife Service program for issuing long-term permits to wind farms and others allowing “incidental takes...
The US Supreme Court sent Environmental Protection Agency rules requiring power plants to reduce mercury and other toxic air emissions back to a lower court for...

Events

Strafford CLE Webinar
TOUSA Revisited: Strategies for Lenders in Loan Transactions with Distressed Companies Tuesday, May 3, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT In what is welcome news for lenders, a Florida...
American Bar Association International Law Section Fall Meeting
Thomas J. Hall, partner and co-head of Chadbourne's Commercial Litigation practice, was a panelist on a session titled "Sovereign Debt Litigation: Lessons from...
International Bar Association Annual Meeting
Thomas Hall, partner at Chadbourne & Parke spoke on the topic “Claims Against Directors: Is D&O Insurance Enough Protection in the Context of the Financial Storm?" at...

Blogs

Although EPA expects the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to rule in the coming weeks on motions to stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan, planning by...
Wind and solar appear to be winners under the final Clean Power Plan that the US Environmental Protection Agency released in early August to reduce US carbon dioxide emissions...
Yesterday, in the case Shearwater v. Ashe (14-2830-LHK) the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California set aside the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) rule...