Course Details

International Project Finance

This course will survey the typical issues, documentation and techniques used in project and infrastructure financing transactions in the international context, with an emphasis on emerging markets. The goals of the course will be to provide students with a realistic look at the challenges of practicing lawyers in this area, ranging from understanding of the theory and risk allocation issues behind such transactions, to the practicality of negotiating, documenting and implementing solutions. Case studies involving typical sectors of activity, such as power, oil and gas, mining, telecom and other industries, will be used to examine actual transactions that have addressed relevant issues. Types of debt and equity capital will be discussed, as well as examination of the role of international entities, export credit agencies, governments and government-affiliates in the sector. Emphasis will be placed on the application of theory and principles to client advisory exercises. Registration Requirements: Prerequisites: Contracts Reccomended: Corporate Finance or International Business Law; Basic Economics; Conflicts of Law; Evaluation Methods: 4 exercises counting for 15/25/25/35% of grade. Last exercise will be the take-home final exam. Class participation will be used for extra credit. Class Materials: published text on International Project Finance to be purchased by students and various articles, sample documents and other materials provided by Professor

Catalog Number: BUSCOM 646B
Additional Course Information: Experiential Learning


Course History

Spring 2018
Title: International Project Finance
Faculty: Machlin, Barry N
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 24

Spring 2017
Title: International Project Finance
Faculty: Machlin, Barry N
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25

Spring 2016
Title: International Project Finance
Faculty: Machlin, Barry N
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25