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“What to do if things start to go wrong in a Trade, Export or Project Finance Transaction”

Posted by Jacqueline Cook on May 25, 2023 12:40:33 PM

Jacqueline Cook, Of Counsel, sums up the key messages from Sullivan’s May webinar.

Geoffrey Wynne considered what financiers could do if things start to go wrong in a trade, export or project finance transaction and asked participants to consider a few key questions:

  1. could you anticipate a fraud;
  2. is the financing structure sturdy; and
  3. could the structure facilitate mis-selling in any way?   

With these in mind, the message is clear:

  1. carry out transaction due diligence before signing;
  2. monitor the income generating assets throughout the life of the transaction; and
  3. respect the financing structure.
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Topics: Project Finance, Trade & Export Finance

Project Finance Push

Posted by Geoff Wynne on Sep 21, 2018 10:30:15 AM

I am very pleased to tell you that Robert Franklin has joined the firm. Robert is a former colleague and joins us as senior counsel in the finance team in London, where his role is to expand and help lead the project finance practice.

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Topics: Project Finance

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Sam Fowler-Holmes is a partner in the Trade & Export Finance Group in Sullivan’s London office. He specialises in structured and unstructured trade, commodity and export finance, advising both financial institution and corporate clients on a range of financing products including pre-export financing, prepayment financing, letter of credit and payment instrument facilities and working capital and borrowing base financings. Sam is a regular speaker at the Sullivan trade and export finance seminars and is a member of the ITFA Emerging Leaders Committee.


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