Project Finance

Project Finance

Large-scale projects are subject to a variety of obstacles: finding lenders who are willing to provide nonrecourse financing, changing tax laws that create uncertainty for equity partners, availability of feedstock or other supply resources, and uncertain government regulations that cross national and international boundaries. Businesses need a legal team that is equipped to address the complex mix of legal, financial, regulatory and management issues associated with financing of major projects.

Taft’s project finance attorneys provide business-oriented strategic advice to clients consistent with market trends. Our team has experience structuring, negotiating and documenting project financing agreements. With each opportunity, our team constructs transactions that align with our client’s goals, lender expectations and the needs of tax motivated equity investors.

Clients trust Taft’s thorough understanding of the often complicated elements of financing a large-scale project. Our project finance attorneys are knowledgeable regarding the contract, securities and banking laws that may impact large-scale transactions. We have guided clients through all aspects of the development, construction, financing, restructuring and the purchase and sale of large scale projects.

We counsel clients on a variety of financing needs, including:

  • Structuring of solar and other renewable energy projects.
  • Drafting Power Purchase Agreements.
  • Documenting agreements in a way that protects energy developers.

Taft’s project finance attorneys utilize a multidisciplinary approach – involving energy, securities, environmental, real estate, regulatory, tax and bankruptcy lawyers throughout the firm – to handle transactions from inception to completion, giving our clients unified representation throughout a project’s entire life cycle.

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