This article reprint was published in the April 6, 2021 issue of Law360. One of the most essential elements to help ensure a successful post-settlement outcome is the establishment and administration of an effective, comprehensive settlement trust fund or funds. Based on our experience with administering two environmental mitigation trusts funded with the money from the 2016 Volkswagen AG settlements, we believe there are three core skill areas that are vital to a trustee’s success.
Head of Project Finance Will Marder provides observations and expectations for the project finance market in the year ahead in this article reprint from the March 2021 issue of Infrastructure Investor. At a macro level, the Project Finance sector proved to be quite resilient. 2020 saw a high volume of activity in the renewable energy sector, as well as a meaningful uptick in the number of private placements being done.
In 2019, Wilmington Trust, in partnership with the Nasdaq Fund Network, launched the first tickers for Collective Investment Trust (CITs). On September 30, 2020, we hosted an event to celebrate the one-year anniversary, discuss some learnings with industry professionals, and share our vision for the future. Join our panelists and moderator, Anya Krymkowski, Associate Director, Retirement, Cerulli Associates, as they discuss their perspectives and progress over the last year.