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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

The California Senate passed SB32 yesterday, which codifies an executive order Gov. Brown issued on April 29, 2015 establishing the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target...
The DC Circuit Court surprised everyone Monday by rescheduling Clean Power Plan oral arguments to September 27, 2016 before the court's full panel of judges. Although this...
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...
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Publications

The US Environmental Protection Agency filled in details in late June about how it will reward generators in states that move early to reduce carbon emissions ahead of deadlines...
by Brandon Charles, Laura Norin, and William Monsen, with MRW & Associates, LLC in Oakland, California Prices for greenhouse gas emission allowances under the California cap-...
The US Fish and Wildlife Service proposed boosting the annual incidental take limit for bald eagles in early May from 1,103 to 4,200 nationwide, an increase that it said reflects...

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

The California Senate passed SB32 yesterday, which codifies an executive order Gov. Brown issued on April 29, 2015 establishing the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target...
The DC Circuit Court surprised everyone Monday by rescheduling Clean Power Plan oral arguments to September 27, 2016 before the court's full panel of judges. Although this...
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...