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Publications

Minor Memos. There is speculation that new partnership tax audit rules in the United States may be the last straw that causes more US states to start imposing an entity-level tax on partnerships as Texas and Tennessee have...
Hedges are being used to increase leverage in renewable energy financings by protecting against volatility in revenue due to fluctuating wind velocity, solar insolation or weather.  The hedges are most common in wind...
A refinded coal transaction has landed in court after the IRS disallowed all the tax credits. Ecotec Coal, LLC filed suit in the US Tax Court in November to reverse an IRS disallowance of refined coal credits that the company...

Events

This one-day seminar will cover topics of interest to all practitioners that have matters with a Mexican connection. Topics will include the importance of transparency, experience with prepacks, cross-border proceedings, post-...
It is the start of a new year. Join a conference call among a group of project finance industry veterans about what to expect in the year ahead for tax equity, bank and term loan B debt and project bonds. Replay the Webinar The...
Tags: cost of capital, tax equity, bank debt, interest rates, yields, term loan B, project bonds, green bonds, outlook, forecast
Join Chadbourne's Women's Initiatives Group to learn how some of the world's most inspiring women are using their growing economic power to create success, happiness, and meaning in their lives while building a better world. Kim...

Blogs

Chinese state-owned ChemChina's proposed acquisition of the Swiss seed and pesticide company Syngenta likely will attract the attention of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). CFIUS reviews...
Tags: Amanda Rosenberg, CFIUS, CFIUS Issues, Syngenta-ChemChina
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: Expropriation, kenneth hansen, tactics, ThrowbackThursday
Our firm represents WPDI in its peacebuilding activities around the world. Founded by artist and philanthropist Forest Whitaker, the Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative helps communities in conflict areas through peace-...
Tags: Uncategorized, Forest Whitaker, peacebuilding, South Sudan, Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative, WPDI