will, under the terms of this agreement, provide training in the best administrative and financial management practices to have a better access to loans and public or private sector financial incentives.
NCB organizing such events reflects the Bank's vision to promote the industrial and financial knowledge and raising awareness of the economic issues to enhance the efficiency of business community," said AlSharif Khalid Al Ghalib, Corporate Sector Head of NCB, who confirmed that the IPFA conference is a good chance to exchange views and opinions and keeping up to date in the fields of financing large industrial and infrastructure projects.
The conference started with the welcome address by Sikander Zaman, Head of Specialized Finance Group, NCB, and Jeffrey Barratt, senior partner at Norton Rose and a member of IPFA Board.
1016/0090-2616(88)90009-5 International Project Finance Association, IPFA
Supra Note 4 [cited 5 May 2008].
Roger Gifford, Lord Mayor of the City of London, said, "I was delighted to attend the IPFA event hosted by Norton Rose in Dubai discussing with practitioners the various models of project finance available to support the vast infrastructure development taking place across the region.
Jeffery Barratt, partner at Norton Rose, IPFA Board Member & Middle East London Committee Chairman commented, "We were delighted to once again host an IPFA event in the Middle East and this time to have The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Roger Gifford attend as our key note speaker.
In 2008, Nordion filed an initial court claim against AECL and the Government of Canada for negligence and breach of the IPFA in the amount of $1.
The amended statement of claim under the IPFA seeks damages against AECL for negligence and breaches of the IPFA, among other things, during design and in construction supervision and quality assurance.
The parties have agreed on a preliminary schedule for proceeding in the IPFA claim that provides for the filing of the amended statement of claim by Nordion at this time.
Other sponsors include Morgan Stanley, BEBA, EPEA, IPFA
, and UK Trade & Investment.
As a result, the IPFA
court claim may be substantially less than the C$1.
Introduction by Geoff Haley, Chairman, IPFA
- an overview of the opportunities for BOT projects in China with an analysis of the models developed.