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Publications

On May 17, 2016, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued guidance in the form of 12 new and revised Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations (“C&DIs”), regarding the use...
On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor released its long-anticipated new overtime pay rules.  These new rules address the minimum salary amount that an employer must pay an employee to satisfy the exemption from the...
The Internal Revenue Service said today that developers will have four years to complete a new wind farm or other renewable energy project and qualify for federal tax credits without having to prove that the construction work was...

Events

The Istanbul office held a half day seminar on March 24, 2016 to discuss how Turkish companies can take advantage of the growing number of investment and development opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The seminar was attended...
Tags: energy, infrastructure, investment in Africa
The Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group held a special program in the British Virgin Islands to discuss with off-shore insolvency and restructuring professionals how they can use Chapter 15 to their advantage. The...
Tags: cross-border insolvency, Chapter 15
Chadbourne hosted a panel discussion with a select group of industry professionals to discuss the Trust Indenture Act and its effect on out-of-court restructurings. The discussion was led by Chadbourne attorneys, Marian Baldwin...
Tags: TIA, Trust Indenture Act, restructuring

Blogs

New IRS guidance for developers of wind farms and other renewable energy projects that qualify for production tax credits modifies the safe harbor period in which a project can be placed in service without the developer having to...
Tags: Chadbourne, construction start, investment tax credit, IRS, ITC, michael masri, Notice 2016-31, PTC, renewable energy, safe harbor, Scott Cockerham, solar, starting construction, Tax Credits, wind
This post is part of an occasional series highlighting a project finance article or news item from the past. It is often interesting and thought provoking to look back on these items with the perspective of months, years or...
Tags: accelerate deductions, capital gain, Chadbourne, contracts, deductibility, defer income, deferral, Keith Martin, restructuring, tax issues, ThrowbackThursday
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 delays the date when the case will be heard by the...
Tags: Chadbourne, Clean Power Plan, environmental, EPA, President Obama, Sue Cowell, US Supreme Court