Matthew Hodkin is a tax lawyer based in London. He practices primarily in the areas of asset finance, securitisation and corporate finance, fitting our headlight areas of transport, financial institutions and energy.
Matthew has advised a number of lessors and lessees on a variety of asset financing structures, particularly in the transport sector. Assets financed include ships, aircraft and rail assets, both through traditional tax leasing structures and through asset-based fund structures. He has also been involved in the development of a leasing transaction combining traditional asset finance techniques and Islamic finance principles.
Recently, Matthew has acted for the developers and financiers of a number of renewable energy projects, advising on the tax aspects of investment in new renewable technologies, particularly in the wind sector.
Matthew has acted for originators, issuers and rating agencies on the tax aspects of a wide variety of securitisation transactions, including real estate securitisations, CMBS transactions and whole-business securitisations.
In the UK, there is a growing market for non-bank lending or private placements..
December 15, 2014
From 1 July 2014, UK companies purchasing wholesale supplies of gas or electricity from UK suppliers will have to account for the VAT due on those supplies to HMRC (.
June 09, 2014
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CA-CIB) on the establishment of Sea Bridge Finance, a joint ve.
December 15, 2014
Norton Rose Fulbright’s rail practice has advised the UK government’s Department for Transport on the re-letting of the Intercity East Coast franchise..
November 28, 2014