The 2008 guide to Energy and Project Finance

  • Austria: A liberalised and regulated field

    Thomas Starlinger of Fiebinger Polak Leon & Partner discusses the implications of European energy project financing

  • China: Where do we stand?

    Andrew Ruff of Shearman & Sterling leads us through a comprehensive history of project finance in China

  • Egypt: Project potential

    Dr Mohamed S Abdel Wahab of Shalakany Law Office offers reflections on the practical challenges of and potential for PPPs in Egypt

  • Germany: Project finance develops with energy

    Project finance plays a fundamental role in today’s rapidly expanding German energy market and will continue to do so in the future, say Tobias Schulten and Björn Heinlein of Clifford Chance

  • Greece: Development continues

    Developing and financing renewables in Greece can be complex and slow. But great prospects lie ahead, say Dimitris Assimakis and Minas Kitsilis of Norton Rose

  • Indonesia: Mining regulations

    Dendi Adisuryo of Adisuryo Sudjana & Associates offers a comprehensive outline of the mining rights structure

  • Ireland: Rapid change fuels opportunity

    The energy market in Ireland has recently been experiencing a period of significant change, indicating a future of increased project finance

  • Italy: Incentivised renewables

    Eugenio Grippo, Ottaviano Sanseverino and Giuseppe Velluto of Gianni Origoni Grippo & Partners explain the need for highly skilled counsel when setting up generation plants in Italy

  • Japan: Project finance needs know-how

    Japanese project finance can be complex. Takao Higuchi of Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu outlines the issues and some potential remedies

  • Panama: Know the territory

    Ricardo M Arango and Roy C Durling of Arias Fábrega & Fábrega offer a primer to lenders financing energy and other infrastructure projects

  • Singapore: Progress continues

    Singapore could be seen as the energy, oil and gas hub for south-east Asia. Julien Reidy of Lovells Lee & Lee explains why and outlines recent developments

  • Turkey: Built for change

    Mete Yegin and Richard Romney of Pekin & Pekin describes Turkey's position in relation to the present financial crisis

  • Spain: The regulation of renewables

    Despite some of the ups and downs of the Spanish government's energy policies, renewable energy enjoys a robust position in Spain. Javier Santos of DLA Piper outlines the key regulatory issues

  • US energy finance: Tips for the trade of renewables

    It's worth considering the mechanics of negotiating renewable energy purchase agreements in California and other states without tradable renewable energy credits