Archive for August, 2016

Latham & Watkins Advises Metro Power Company on its US$131.5 Million 50-MW Wind Power Project in Pakistan

Latham & Watkins advised Metro Power Company, Infraco Asia and the other shareholders, on the US$131.5 million project financing of a 50-MW wind power project in Jhimpir, Sindh Province, Pakistan. This wind power project will help meet the rising electricity demand in Pakistan and provide an extra 270,000 people with environmentally friendly power every year. The project is being financed by Eco Trade and D...

30 Jun 9:01 AM 0 Read More...

Attorney Elisa L. Paster joins Glaser Weil as Partner

  The Los Angeles-based law firm Glaser Weil announced that Elisa L. Paster has joined the firm’s Government and Regulatory Law Practice Group as a Partner. Ms. Paster represents developers, land owners, investors and municipal governments in all aspects of land use and entitlement matters, including CEQA, Subdivision Map Act, Planning and Zoning Law compliance, redevelopment areas and development agreements. ...

30 Jun 8:48 AM 0 Read More...

Causation and global claims under construction contracts

Mainteck Services Pty Ltd v Stein Heurtey SA [2014] NSWCA 184, a recent decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal, confirms that there has been no relaxation by Australian courts of the requirement that a plaintiff must prove causation in the context of a global claim. A "global claim" is a class of claim, often advanced under construction contracts, in circumstances where the Contractor (or Subcontractor or ...

26 Jun 9:22 AM 0 Read More...

Appleby Appoints Benjamin Woolf to Partner

Appleby are delighted to announce the recent appointment of Benjamin Woolf to partner. Benjamin is a member of the Corporate & Commercial practice group and specialises in structured finance and corporate transactions. Benjamin also works on mergers & acquisitions, asset finance and subscription finance. Managing Partner of the Cayman office, Bryan Hunter, notes that since Benjamin joined the firm in 2011 ...

24 Jun 8:53 AM 0 Read More...

Colin Ng & Partners LLP acts as Singapore counsel for a USD200 million medical sector focused fund

Colin Ng & Partners LLP ("CNP") acted as Singapore counsel for a proposed USD 200 million medical sector focused fund with China as the country focus. The fund which is structured as a limited partnership will invest in hospitals, clinics and medical technology for deployment in China. As Singapore counsel, CNP was responsible for Singapore law advice and review of documentation from a Singapore law perspectiv...

24 Jun 8:50 AM 0 Read More...