- ArticlesIndustrial Projects in the United States: Three Milestones on the Road to Bankability, Part Three: A Bankable Offtake
In the first part of this Quick Overview, we examined how the feedstock of industrial projects in the United States should be procured so as to enhance bankability. In this third and final part, we address the purchase of the project's future production and other considerations that may affect bankability.
In 2013 the following occurred: New legislation was passed to lighten administrative constraints on the development of wind farms; new rules on loans extended to local authorities have been adopted to limit future exposure of the local public sector; and the French constitutional court ruled that the French legislative cannot adversely affect legitimate expectations without sufficient general interest grounds.
This article lists the five customer requests you should not agree to, and some suggested actions you should consider instead when fulfilling conflict minerals and customer requests. The article relates to 2014-2015 regulatory disclosures to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding conflict minerals (in connection with the US Dodd Frank Act).