Energy Law Academy 201:Energy Finance

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Thursday, June 2, 2022 - Friday, June 3, 2022
 (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Program Overview

The purpose of this EBA Academy course is to familiarize registrants with multiple types of financing commonly used in the energy industry, provide a basic understanding of their differences, and pros/cons where alternative forms of financing are available for a particular project or transaction. The course is geared for energy lawyers and professionals who wish to understand central financing concepts, grasp key differences among common financing structures, and become conversant in these areas at a high level. The course will focus on legal structuring, key contracts, risk mitigation, and tax considerations.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

Energy Law Academy Sponsorship Levels & Benefits


$500: Sponsor

  • One complimentary registration
  • Logo featured in all event marketing circulated to over 5,000 attorneys & energy professionals twice
  • Listed in materials circulated to all attendees
  • Verbal recognition at the opening by Chapter President during welcome remarks
  • Recognition on the conference webpage
  • Logo recognition on social media
  • Recognition on the recording that will be offered in our e-Library.


library  PROGRAM SCHEDULE

THursday, june 2, 2022

12:30 - 2:00 PM - Project Financing 101

  • What Is It
  • Typical Structures & Parties
  • Range of Projects and Important Differences
  • Critical Project Documents
  • Key Lender Risks & Common Mitigation
  • Key Owner Risks & Common Mitigation

2:15 - 3:45 PM - Tax Equity Financing 101

  • What Is It
  • Typical Structures & Parties
  • Key Risks & Common Mitigation
  • Interaction with Debt Financing
  • Additional Tax Considerations

Speaker:  Madeleine Tan and Duggan Baker, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

4:00 - 5:00 PM - A Developer’s Perspective: Project’s Journey From Development, financing, construction To Operations As Relate To equity/Financing Relationships

Speakers will include: Frederic Brassard, Alma Global Infrastructure

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friday, June 3, 2022

Kick-Off Day 2

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM - Other Financing Structures

  • Other Debt Financing:
    Acquisition Financing
    Corporate FInancing
    Government Financing (DOE; USDA)
    Tax-Exempt Bonds
    Debtor-In-Possession Financing (Bankruptcy)
  • How are intercreditor issues addressed

12:15 - 1:45 PM - Capital Provider’s Perspective: Equity Return Expectations, Financing Costs and Model Considerations, ESG Considerations in equity infrastructure / project financing

  • Equity Financing
    Common Equity
    Preferred Equity

  • Capital Providers (TLA; TLB; Private Placement; 144A Markets; PF Banks; Equity)

Speaker: Frederic Brassard, Alma Global Infrastructure

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Regulatory Implications of Financing Structures

  • FERC
  • CFIUS
  • State Regulators
  • Regulatory implications for structuring

Speaker_icon About the Speakers:

 

 

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Dr. Raymond Azar
Partner
WHITE & CASE LLP
 
Duggan Baker
Associate
EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND (US) LLP
Frederic Brassard
President
ALMA GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE
Marius Griskonis
Partner
WHITE & CASE LLP

 

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Armando Rivera Jacobo
Partner
WHITE & CASE LLP
 
Elena Millerman
Partner
WHITE & CASE LLP
 
Serena Rwejuna
Partner
WHITE & CASE LLP
 
Madeleine Tan
Partner
EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND (US) LLP
Andrew Zatz
Partner
WHITE & CASE LLP

 

 

 

cleapproved   CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION (CLE):

To Receive CLE Credit:  If you have met the participation requirements, you will receive a personalized CLE affidavit from mcle-eba@americanbar.org for the program at which you attended at least one session to completion. Please check your spam or junk folders as these emails often end up there. Please note you will fill out one affidavit for the full event. Once you complete the affidavit, you will be able to download your certificate(s) of attendance and they will be emailed to you as well from mcle-eba@americanbar.org

fees   REGISTRATION FEES:

 

Register

Type Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Registration $300 $350
Student $95 $350
Multi-Registration Discount (4th person and beyond) $275 NA

 

*For firms registering 4 people or more, at the same time, EBA will provide you a group discounted registration rate of $275 per person for the 4th person and beyond. Applies to Private and Energy Professional members only. All attendees in the group must be members. Contact rkelly@eba-net.org for more information. 

 policy_icon policies 

To learn more, please contact EBA,  (202) 223-5625 or by email at EBA@eba-net.org.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Refunds will be given to registrants who submit written cancellation to the address shown on the registration form by 5/30/2022, less a $50 administrative fee. The cancellation policy also applies to registration forms that are received and accepted after the deadline date. No refunds will be given after 5/30/2022. If a cancellation is requested after the deadline and accepted, there will be a $100 administrative fee. Substitutions are acceptable by 5/30/2022 (non-members substituting for members will be charged the difference between the member and non-member fees). Please note that regardless of the date the cancellation notice is received, no refunds will be processed until after the program. Confirmations will be sent to registrants via email if an address is provided.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Persons in need of special accommodation should inquire with Jack Hannan, Chief Executive Officer, jhannan@eba-net.org at the EBA office.

EBA HARDSHIP POLICY

EBA offers eligible student, government, and academic members’ discounts on the rates for most EBA programs which carry CLE credits, including EBA’s Annual and Mid-Year meetings. EBA will, on a case-by-case basis, consider requests from members to attend EBA programs at discounted rates. Discount requests must be made to EBA’s office at least fifteen days prior to the close of regular registration for the program in question. Requests will be considered by EBA if timely and complete. Discount requests must demonstrate a substantial financial hardship. Please submit your request to llevine@eba-net.org.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

The Energy Bar Association (“EBA”) is committed to the goals of fostering an inclusive and diverse membership and increasing diversity across all levels of the Association.  Attorneys and energy professionals in the energy field are welcome to join our ranks, regardless of race, creed, color, gender (including gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, family and marital status (including pregnancy), family responsibilities, religion, national origin, age, personal appearance, political affiliation, veterans status, disability, source of income (government, solo, corporate, firm practice), or place of residence or business (geographic diversity) and are encouraged to become active participants in the Association’s activities.

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