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by Robins Kaplan LLP on

So what happens when traders attempt to manipulate the index that’s meant to measure fear in the stock market itself? Well, we might just be finding out. Two UT Austin researchers think that we’re seeing efforts to mess with...more

Further Update on Federal Taxation - Australian Infrastructure Investment and Privatisation

by Jones Day on

Last month, we reported in our White Paper on taxation proposals directed at infrastructure and utility privatisation transactions. Since we wrote, the Commonwealth Treasury ("Treasury") has published a policy paper directed...more

Infrastructure M&A: Journey to the non-core: The shift to non-core infrastructure-who’s investing where?

by White & Case LLP on

HEADLINES -   - Between 2010 and 2016, more than half (53 per cent) of all non-core infrastructure investment was made by infrastructure funds - In value terms, transport (41 per cent) and power (28 per cent)...more

China’s State Council Announces Expanded Opening to Foreign Investment

by WilmerHale on

On January 17, China's State Council published the Notice on Several Measures on Increasing of Openness to Foreign Investment and Active Use of Foreign Investment (Guo Fa [2017] No. 5). The notice is intended to expand...more

Global Private Equity Newsletter - Winter 2017 Edition: President Trump: The Outlook for Private Equity

by Dechert LLP on

All eyes are on Washington—or should we say Manhattan—these days, searching for clues about where our ship is heading with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at the helm. Recently, there have been cabinet appointments to...more

"Looking Ahead: The U.S. Legal and Regulatory Environment Under a Trump Administration"

Election Day brought an end to a long period of uncertainty that caused market fluctuations and delayed business planning decisions. As we navigate the post-election landscape, many questions remain regarding the potential...more

Investment in Oil and Gas Midstream Infrastructure

by White & Case LLP on

At a time of uncertainty for the long-term prospects of oil prices, midstream infrastructure divestments in the North Sea could help oil and gas companies maintain the viability of UKCS oil and gas production. The North...more

Asia's infrastructure opportunity

by White & Case LLP on

Both Japan and China have significantly increased their commitment to invest in Asian infrastructure, but steps must be taken in a number of other areas to unleash the region's full potential....more

An Expanding PPP Framework for Qatar

by White & Case LLP on

In August 2016, His Excellency, the Minister of Economy and Commerce, Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani, announced that the State of Qatar is looking to increase direct foreign investment in the development of...more

China Issues Guidance Clarifying Core Tasks and Deadlines for Application of the Country’s Telemedicine System

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

The Chinese government has been in the process of modernizing its telemedicine law and policy and associated infrastructure for nearly 2 years now, to support broad, domestic application of telemedicine. We outline one of the...more

Myanmar ministries announce "100-day" plans

by Allen & Overy LLP on

After a landslide victory in Myanmar’s general election held on 8 November 2015, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) government took office on 30 March 2016, with U Htin Kyaw named as...more

Indonesia’s revised negative investment list

by Reed Smith on

Recent changes to Indonesia’s revised Negative Investment List have largely been positive, with relaxation being the order of the day. In this briefing we look at some of the key changes and their likely impact on foreign...more

Real Estate Gazette: Focus on development, planning and infrastructure Issue 24

by DLA Piper on

A very warm welcome to Issue 24 of DLA Piper’s Real Estate Gazette, in which we focus on a significant part of our real estate practice: development, planning and infrastructure. One of the most fascinating aspects of...more

Infrastructure Reforms in 2016 – Pulling in the Same Direction?

by K&L Gates LLP on

Looking to kick-start lacklustre economic growth, Australian Governments routinely consider infrastructure funding and reform to be a headline-grabbing opportunity to demonstrate their pro-active "nation-building"...more

Navigating the Green Bonds markets in China

by Reed Smith on

China’s climate change objectives under the Paris Agreement will require it to invest a massive amount of capital into growing its domestic renewable energy generation, as well as invest in other emissions-reducing efforts....more

Panel Offers Insights on Doing Business in Colombia

by WilmerHale on

As Colombia moves toward a peace agreement with FARC rebels and works to accomplish reforms necessary for OECD accession, the nation stands poised at the threshold of significant growth and transformation. Such was the...more

Renewable Alert Letter 25: Introduction of Listed Renewable Energy Funds

Procedures began in April 2016 for the long awaited listing of the first infrastructure fund on the Tokyo Stock Exchange targeted at investments in renewable energy plants and other infrastructure facilities. Among the...more

Mining in Africa – getting in sync with the cycle

by White & Case LLP on

With one third of the world’s mineral reserves and two thirds of the world’s diamond production, Africa should have basked in the era of roaring commodity prices and booming optimism. Over the last decade, Africa’s average...more

South Korea: Building for the future

by White & Case LLP on

Rising to the challenge - South Korea is one of Asia’s powerhouses, and its strong exports sector and willingness to adapt its economy make it highly attractive to investors. South Korea’s economic development has...more

Global infrastructure: South Korea's vision - South Korea: Building for the future

by White & Case LLP on

South Korea is taking big strides globally with infrastructure financing, as both state-owned agencies and private banks fuel new investment in major ventures. With projects under way in countries as far flung as Mexico,...more

Rising to the challenge: South Korea: Building for the future

by White & Case LLP on

South Korea is one of Asia's powerhouses, and its strong exports sector and willingness to adapt its economy make it highly attractive to investors. South Korea's economic development has been remarkable. It became the...more

Why project bonds are on the rise in Latin America

by White & Case LLP on

Latin American project bonds continue to grow as a source of infrastructure financing, particularly as private capital is needed to close multi-billion-dollar shortfalls in spending for needed infrastructure projects in Latin...more

Open for Business: Who's Investing in Latin America [Video]

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Latin America is open for business and the world is taking notice. Foley Partner Jeffery Atkin outlines which countries are actively taking on development projects in Latin America and how the culture is affecting the way...more

New Moroccan PPP law

by White & Case LLP on

In order to facilitate the development of infrastructure projects, the Kingdom of Morocco recently created a new category of contracts implemented through the enactment of the law n°86-12 pertaining to public-private...more

Key Issues and Considerations in Developing Petrochemical Projects in Newly Emerging Markets

by White & Case LLP on

This article provides a brief overview on some of the key issues and considerations that will need to be analysed by foreign sponsors (the “Foreign Sponsors”) looking to develop petrochemical projects in newly emerging...more

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