Event 21 Sep. 2022
Kalidou Gadio Speaks at AIEN 2022 International Energy Summit
News 09 Sep. 2022
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Client Alert 20 Sep. 2022
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Client Alert 29 Jun. 2022
Discovery, Jurisdiction and Service: Changes in U.S. Law and Implications for Japanese Companies
News 28 Sep. 2022
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Client Alert 27 Sep. 2022
UNCITRAL Working Group III: An Update on Certain Key Issues in ISDS Reform
News 23 Sep. 2022
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Event 22 Sep. 2022
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News 27 Sep. 2022
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News 16 Aug. 2022
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News 30 Sep. 2022
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News 21 Sep. 2022
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Client Alert 30 Aug. 2022
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Client Alert 20 Jul. 2022
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Curtis offers clients creative, sophisticated, and pragmatic solutions to the many challenges that arise during the course of major infrastructure development projects. The firm is notable for its success in advising governments and state-owned entities on strategically significant infrastructure projects, particularly in the petroleum and power industries. Our infrastructure development and project financing attorneys have an impressive track record, advising on many of the first project and infrastructure finance transactions and the first public-private partnership (PPP) transactions in a number of countries. A global client base seeks the team’s advice on a full range of corporate, financial and regulatory issues affecting their respective industries.
The Curtis team regularly advises on infrastructure development and project financing in industries such as petroleum and petrochemicals; power, including hydro, gas, liquified natural gas (LNG), wind and geothermal projects; transportation, featuring the development of airports, ports, maritime facilities, railroads, toll roads, and bridges; water and wastewater; mining and telecommunications.
We represent clients on all aspects of the project development, financing, construction and operations process, including structuring the project documents and terms of the bidding process; drafting all documents relating to bidding rules, concession, implementation and other government-related and sponsor-related documents, acquisition agreements and related contracts; administration of the bidding process, including preparation of responses to comments and questions of bidders; coordination of the activities of the overall project team; and drafting all:
The firm is involved in all phases of project development, from the transaction’s inception, the bidding process, development and structuring (including joint venture and consortium arrangements), through the project documentation, financing construction, operation and maintenance phases, and, if necessary, in dispute resolution, restructurings and refinancings.
Lawyers in Curtis’ infrastructure development practice have advised on some of the world’s largest and best-known infrastructure and project finance transactions. We have a proven track record of developing new forms of transactions to adapt internationally accepted project and infrastructure structures to local legal requirements. Clients consult us from a range of industries, including oil and gas; fuel and chemical refining; power generation; road, pipeline and other infrastructure development; commodities; mining; aluminum; steel and copper refining; electronics manufacturing; telecommunications; real estate development; shipping and ports; life sciences and aviation.
The group represents borrowers and issuers, as well as lenders and underwriters, in meeting varied debt and equity capital requirements and liquidity needs – including working and growth capital, merger and acquisition financing, project and equipment finance, private-public partnership finance, commercial and trade finance, and restructuring and recapitalization transactions. Curtis has extensive experience of all aspects of debt and equity finance, including issuances and placements in the public and private securities markets, the bilateral and syndicated bank market, and the private equity and other institutional capital markets.
The Curtis team’s experience includes the full range of legal support for construction, engineering, infrastructure, and related matters. We have represented clients in the preparation of contract documents, including American Institute of Architects (AIA)-based firms and International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) contracts, in mediation, and in dispute resolution under the American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and ad hoc rules.
Michael J.T. McMillen
Commercial Disputes - Litigation