Green bonds and climate transition finance
Our market-leading experience of sustainable finance, project finance and in particular, green bonds, has resulted in our team advising on many “first-in-jurisdiction” transactions.
Investors are now demanding more than the traditional financing options and are increasingly seeking responsible financing structures such as green bonds, social impact bonds and sustainability bonds. The tax incentives offered in the form of exemptions and credits, are resulting in a widening pool of investors who are not only looking to support environmental outcomes, but are also making investments that make good business sense.
Our dedicated team of lawyers across our global platform have extensive experience and knowledge that covers a vast range of industries and includes acting for issuers, investors, intermediaries and financial service providers. Our fully integrated legal approach to domestic and international projects and transactions allows our lawyers to find innovative, commercial and financial solutions and tax-efficient structures, which not only maximize the return on investment, but also deliver projects that provide environmental and social benefits.
Our global team combines the disciplines required to take a project or investment from inception to completion and beyond, and we are dedicated to providing our clients with seamless, sophisticated and forward-thinking advice, wherever they are in the world.
EU scales up green subsidies: How you can benefit from new support for clean investments
The European Commission (EC) published its “Green Deal Industrial Plan for the Net-Zero Age” (the Plan) on February 1, 2023. The Plan may present new opportunities for companies to benefit from State aid and other financial support.
“The Green Mining Value Chain”
The critical role of mineral production in the achievement of a sustainable energy future cannot be understated.
The Regulatory Energy Transition Accelerator: Enabling collaboration among the world’s energy regulators as they facilitate the move to net-zero
The transition to net-zero involves profound changes to how energy is produced and consumed, and requires the combined effort of many players, including government and policy makers, utilities, energy proponents and consumers.
Firm named Environment and Climate Firm of the Year at Who’s Who Legal Awards
The annual awards recognise the world’s leading law firms and lawyers across 35 practice areas and industries according to Who’s Who Legal’s independent research.
Norton Rose Fulbright represents Banco Santander, S.A. on US$22.3M ECA-backed financing for Eletronuclear’s Angra 1
Norton Rose Fulbright represented Banco Santander, S.A. in the closing of a US$22.3 million ECA-backed loan to Brazilian utility company Eletronuclear.
Norton Rose Fulbright advises the Djermaya Solar project on the first IPP in Chad
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the project company, Djermaya CDEN Energy S.A.S., on the development and financing of phase 1 of a solar project with a total capacity of approximately 34 MWp to be located 30 kilometers north of N’Djamena, Chad. Djermaya CDEN Energy S.A.S. is owned by DIPF Africa Limited and Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company InfraCo Africa Limited The project consists of the development, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 60MW greenfield solar photovoltaic plant developed in two phases, a transmission line and associated interconnection facilities. This is the first solar project to be designed, financed, built and operated by an independent power producer (IPP) in Chad.
Norton Rose Fulbright named MENA Legal Adviser of the Year at IJGlobal Awards 2020
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised on 19 “Deals of the Year” across multiple regions, and has been awarded MENA legal adviser of the year at this year’s IJ Global Awards.
Projects, energy and infrastructure teams recognized at IJGlobal Awards
Norton Rose Fulbright received Global Legal Adviser of the Year, Asia Pacific Legal Adviser of the Year and North America Legal Adviser of the Year accolades at the IJGlobal Awards 2019.
Energy Transition Services
We are committed to helping our clients evolve and thrive as the world changes and would be delighted to discuss how we can help you.