We advised BNP Paribas Hong Kong Branch as facility agent on a US$116.5m loan facility to AVIC International Leasing Co., Ltd.
Charles Buss, John Kissane and David Osborne discuss the recent English Admirality Court decision in Close Brothers v (1) AIS (Marine) 2 Limited (2) Paul Chandler.
We advised long-standing client Teekay Tankers Ltd. on the sale-and-leaseback for six Aframax tankers, improving its net liquidity position by US$60m after the repayment of outstanding related debt.
Mohammed Kamal and Amy Jones take a look at the Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITs”) landscape in the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“KSA”) and the wider GCC.
In our new briefing, Tom Jarvisand Hetan Ganatra discuss the increasingly common ground rent transactions and the practical benefits this transaction may have on real estate owners and companies.
Alan Polivnick and Nicharee Musikapraphan outline the key focus of Regulation 11, which was issued by The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand earlier this year. The briefing discusses the Regulation’s changes in relation to the deregistration of Thai registered aircraft.
Aviation and asset finance rising star Jim Bell will be joining the firm’s Global Aviation group in London.
In this briefing, Michael Savva and Alice Atkinson discuss the new regime for the registration of mortgages over movable assets in the UAE.
US secondary sanctions on Iran and the EU Blocking Statute: Implications for the shipping industry15 August 2018
On 7 August 2018, both the first wave of re-imposed US secondary sanctions, and the EU Blocking Statute took effect: how can we comply with two incompatible laws at the same time?
WFW advises Taconic Capital on largest ever Italian shipping debt portfolio acquisition with SC Lowy15 August 2018
We advised Taconic Capital on its joint acquisition with SC Lowy of a shipping portfolio of UTP from Italy’s Monte dei Paschi di Siena group.