Infrastructure & project financing (I&PF) is one of the major practice areas of AnJie Law Firm. Our team specializes in areas that include power plants, power stations, toll roads, railways, bridges, airports, ports, urban rail transit, sewage disposal facilities, garbage disposal facilities, water supplies and drainage, gas pipelines, and other infrastructures of public interest.
AnJie’s professional I&PF team consist of many partners and senior lawyers. The team has extensive experience of financing models and operational models of infrastructure projects, and has in-depth knowledge of the relevant laws, regulations and rules. They are proficient in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean. With considerable experience in construction, financing and infrastructure management, AnJie delivers international standard legal services to a wide range of clients, including local governments, developers, investors, project companies, contractors, lending banks and others that deal in infrastructure.
AnJie lawyers provide comprehensive and innovative solutions tailored to clients’ objectives, on issues such as the transaction model, establishment of project company, financing (including mortgage of movables, mortgage of immovables, pledge of intellectual properties, pledge of equities, pledge of debt receivables, pledge of accounts, feasibility of guarantee by a third party, guarantee of project profits), demolition and relocation, obtainment of land-use rights, construction bid and tenders, construction contracting and subcontracting, environmental protection, insurance, tax preferences, control of foreign exchange, project approval and registration, pricing and compensating mechanisms, interference by lending banks, asset securitization, and governmental coordination. Our I&PF team provides a full range of services to clients including formulating transaction models, drafting and reviewing legal documents, negotiating during the project implementation process, and issuing legal opinions that reflect our clients’ needs.
AnJie has considerable experience advising on large-scale, public utilities projects franchised by local governments, such as BOT, BT, PPP, BOO, BOOT and IBR. We conduct extensive and in-depth studies on legal risk prevention, such as construction risk, project delay, cost overrun, unqualified construction, financial risk, insufficient financing, interest rate fluctuation, inflation, governmental credit risk, force majeure, and buy-back risk. We advise clients on implementing infrastructure projects, providing feasible solutions and recommendations at every stage of the process.
AnJie lawyers have acted as counselors for many large enterprises and governmental institutions at home and abroad, representing them in project launches, project negotiations, drafting and review of contracts, project acceptance checks and project disputes. AnJie lawyers also provide comprehensive legal services on post-investment supervision, returns and aftermath work. AnJie lawyers not only advise local government and businesses on infrastructure, but also provide high-quality services to foreign enterprises, thereby further strengthening our practice in both the domestic and international markets. Furthermore, AnJie lawyers provide local governments, developers and investors with legal training on construction, investing, and financing and operational models.