NY Still Reigns Despite New Global Project Relationships

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 7:00 PM EST) -- Project deals that don’t involve a U.S.-based entity are becoming more common as new trade relations are forged around the globe. But New York still reigns as a project finance legal hub given its wealth of seasoned firms and reputation as a safe and predictable jurisdiction for cross-border matters, attorneys say.

Often backed by the government, Chinese companies are pouring billions of dollars into everything from Brazilian mines to German industrial manufacturing to African infrastructure. Other Pacific Rim economies are keeping pace, chasing mineral and agricultural...
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