International Project Finance: Law and Practice

Hardcover | March 12, 2015

EditorJohn Dewar

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The second edition of this new authority on project financing continues to provide guidance on the legal and practical issues relevant to international projects.As well as addressing the basic principles which affect the structuring and documentation of project financings, the book also explains structural, legal and contractual differences between the various sectors such as transportation, telecommunication,infrastructure/Public PrivatePartnerships,conventional, renewable and nuclear power, mining, and oil and gas, the latter sector focus being new to this edition. The book considers the application of English and New York law in cross-border documentation and legal and practical matters associated with running financing projects in civil law jurisdictions. Different sources of funding are also examined, such as banking and international bond documentation,and Islamic financing practice, in particular the use of Murabaha financing techniques andwith additional analysis in this edition of the growing sukuk (Isalmic bond) market. This includes the legal and documentation issues arising from the use of such financing techniques and how they interactwith each other from a legal and contractual perspective. Equally significant, the book provides analysis of project defaults and work-outs giving guidance on how to manage projects when these circumstances arise. which get into trouble. The book also contains extensive coverage of disputeresolution in international projects.Project finance is used worldwide to structure and finance natural resource and infrastructure projects and practitioners must have a thorough grasp of the underlying principles in context. This book addresses this need, providing detailed guidance on practical issues such as the identification andassessment of project risk with relevant documentation such as risk matrices and checklists covering both key project contracts and the major terms of a project financing aimed at providing practical guidance to practitioners on the structuring of projects.

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The second edition of this new authority on project financing continues to provide guidance on the legal and practical issues relevant to international projects.As well as addressing the basic principles which affect the structuring and documentation of project financings, the book also explains structural, legal and contractual differ...

John Dewar is a partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP, and a member of the Project Finance Group. Mr. Dewar's practice centres on project and structured finance transactions in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Over the last 20 years, he has acted for both lenders and sponsors in a wide range of industries, including...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.78 inPublished:March 12, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198715552

ISBN - 13:9780198715559

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1. Phillip Fletcher: Approaching Legal Issues in a Project Finance Transaction2. Aled Davies and Andrew Pendleton: Project Participants and Structure3. Clive Ransome and Geoff Dunnett: Sources of Funding4. John Dewar and Oliver Irwin: Project Risks5. John Dewar and Chris Taufatofua: Allocation of Risks in Project Documentation6. Clive Ransome, Paul Murphy, Gilly Hutchinson, Allan Marks, Jenna Darler, Aled Davies, Phillip Fletcher, Suhrud Mehta, and Alex Schofield: International Projects - Sector Focus7. Oliver Irwin and Martin Benatar: Insurance8. Patrick Holmes and Vicky Cox: Principle Finance Documentation9. Alec Borisoff: Official Funding Sources: Export Credit Agencies and Multilateral10. Tim Peterson: Documentation of Project Bonds11. John Dewar and Munib Hussain: Islamic Project Finance12. Patrick Holmes and Vicky Cox: Ancillary Finance Documentation13. Antoine Maffei and Jean Renaud Cazali (De Pardieu): Project Finance in Civil Law Jurisdictions14. Nick Angel and Anna Thomander: Restructuring Project Financings15. Michael Nolan, Tom Canning, and Erin Culbertson: Dispute Resolution in Project Finance Transactions