Project Finance 2019

Project Finance 2019

Pages: 150

ISBN: 978-1-78915-058-2

  • £300.00

This edition in the Getting the Deal Through series provides a comparative guide to the most important issues related to project finance regulation across 23 jurisdictions worldwide, covering: collateral, foreign exchange, remittances and repatriation of foreign earnings, existing liens, offshore and foreign currency accounts, foreign investment and ownership restrictions, government approvals, foreign employee and equipment import restrictions, nationalisation and expropriation, international arbitration, export and structure of project companies.

Published in September 2018, this edition contains the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Global Overview
    • Phillip Fletcher and Aled Davies, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP


  • Angola
  • Australia
  • Chile
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • England & Wales
  • Germany
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Korea
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Panama
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United States
  • Vietnam

Phillip Fletcher, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

Phillip Fletcher is a partner in the London office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.  He was previously resident in the firm’s Hong Kong, New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles offices.

Primary Focus & Experience

Phillip focuses on representing parties in the acquisition, development and financing of oil and gas, natural resource, independent power, telecommunications and other infrastructure projects. He has particular expertise in multi-sourced financings, including those through official credit agencies, the capital markets and Islamic institutions.

Recognition & Accomplishments

Phillip has been recognised as a leading project finance lawyer by a number of journals, among them:  Chambers UK (which ranks him among the top 100 commercial lawyers in London and in the 1st tier of projects lawyers in London), Chambers Global (which ranks him among the 1st tier of projects lawyers in the Middle East and as a leader in the African projects markets), the International Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers (which named him the “Global Project Finance Lawyer of the Year” for both 2013 and 2012), Euromoney (which ranks him among the top 35 projects lawyers in the world) and Legal 500.

Philip was educated at the Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall) and he holds degrees in international economics from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.  He serves on the advisory board of the International Financial Law Review and he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  Phillip is admitted to practice in England & Wales, New York and Washington D.C.

Aled Davies, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

Aled Davies is a partner in the Tokyo office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm’s Project Finance Group.

Aled has been based in Tokyo since 1996 and before joining Milbank was a senior partner in the Tokyo office of another leading international law firm.

Primary Focus & Experience

Aled regularly represents key stakeholders – including sponsors, lenders and export credit agencies – on large-scale infrastructure and energy projects throughout the world.   He also advises on asset financings, including limited recourse financings, tax leasing of large vessels and on acquisitions (and acquisition financings) of project infrastructure and project finance assets

Among noteworthy projects with which Aled has been involved is the US$34 billion Ichthys LNG Project in Australia – the largest project financing to date.  He has also recently worked on other major LNG, mining, refinery and power projects in Southeast Asia, Australia, North and South America as well as in EMEA.

Recognition & Accomplishments

Aled is listed by Chambers as a 1st Tier lawyer in both Japan and for Asia overall, and was recently included among IFLR’s Top 35 Project Finance lawyers in the world.

His published works include “The Private Finance Initiative” and “Power Projects in Asia” published by the Japan Overseas Investment Organization and “Multi-Sourced Financings” published by Infrastructure Journal.

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