TRANSACTIONS

Commercial and Corporate

Advising and acting as local counsel on the liquidation of the local subsidiary of a major international steel concern with operations in Trinidad. [Mark Ramkerrysingh, Cynetta Lai Leung]

Advising a consortium of investors made up of two well-known international petrochemical companies and a local conglomerate on corporate matters and joint venture arrangements in respect of their investment in a dual purpose petrochemicals facility to be constructed and located in Trinidad. [Jon Paul Mouttet, Danny Fitzwilliam]

Advising and acting as local counsel to an international lending agency with respect to the sale of its shareholding in a local public company. [Mark Ramkerrysingh and Cynetta Lai Leung]

Advising and acting as local counsel for a consortium of North American based investment funds with respect to the acquisition of a 225 MW power generation plant located in Trinidad and Tobago as part of a larger international acquisition involving 13 jurisdictions via cross-jurisdictional share purchase arrangements. [Jon Paul Mouttet]

Representing a consortium comprising a local financial institution, a statutory corporation and a government holding company in their acquisition of shares in a local petrochemical processing company. [Kurt Miller, Mandisa Regrello]

Advising and representing a large local drinks company in the sale of an operating subsidiary that handled a well-known international brand of soda. [Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Advising multiple subsidiaries of an international European based energy service company with respect to the lodging of a creditor proposal under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act by the Trinidad and Tobago subsidiaries of a publicly listed UK oil and gas company with extensive petroleum operations in Trinidad. [Jon Paul Mouttet]

Advising a European based industrial gases manufacturer with respect to the steps that needed to be taken in liquidation proceedings relating to the local subsidiary of a major international steel concern with operations in Trinidad as well as multiple ancillary issues regarding the protection of its infrastructure and securing new contractual and leasehold arrangements. [Mark Morgan, Jon Paul Mouttet, Mandisa Regrello]

Drafting the Rules for the local centralised securities depository for the settlement of securities transactions over the stock exchange. [Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Representing a local conglomerate in the reverse takeover of a local publicly listed company active in multiple business sectors. [Kurt Miller, Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Representing a local publicly listed company in the sale of certain arms of its business to an international company operating in the electrical manufacturing sector through an asset purchase and business sale arrangement. [Kurt Miller]

Acting for the vendor in the sale of the Trinidad and Tobago arm of a regional manufacturing company engaged in the manufacture and distribution of PVC and other plastics. [Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Advising as local counsel for an American based asset management and financial services group in the international acquisition of a well-known hotel chain. [Kurt Miller, Cynetta Lai Leung]

Acting as advisor to an industry group on the drafting and amendment of the Financial Institutions Act. [Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Advising on and setting up an incorporated joint venture arrangement for the purposes of engaging in the business of psychological and neurological testing services. [Jon Paul Mouttet]

Acting and advising on and preparing the necessary documentation for the demutualization of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange. [Mark Ramkerrysingh, Cynetta Lai Leung]

Advising on and participating in negotiations leading to the successful establishment of the first free zone offshore transshipment facility in Trinidad and Tobago. [Mark Morgan, Jon Paul Mouttet]

Acting in a joint venture between an international drinks company and a local manufacturer for the production and sale of various drinks in Trinidad and Tobago. [ Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Acting for the purchaser of shares in a manufacturing and distribution company requiring, as part of the transaction, the restructuring of certain contracts with third parties and involving an interim management arrangement under which the purchaser effectively operated the target company pre-completion. [Jeffrey Herrera]

Acting and advising on the corporate reorganization of the Trinidad and Tobago operations of a large regional bank. [Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Advising on a build own operate and transfer project (BOOT) involving a public private partnership (PPP) between a local health authority and an international provider of specialist health services for the construction and operation of certain health facilities. [Mark Ramkerrysingh, Vishma Jaisingh]

Advising on a proposed build own operate and transfer project (BOOT) involving a private public partnership (PPP) among two (2) state enterprises and a private industrial operator with respect to the construction and operation of a desalination facility. [Kurt Miller, Jon Paul Mouttet]

Acting for an international financial institution in the purchase of the shares of a financial company listed on the Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Barbados Stock Exchanges. [Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Advising an international equipment supplier on the establishment of a local corporate entity in Trinidad and Tobago, including on corporate, tax and employment matters, and the structuring of supply and service contracts between the local entity and foreign affiliates. [Jeffrey Herrera]

Advising on a joint venture between a local manufacturing company and a large international manufacturer of containers for the setting up of a manufacturing company in Trinidad and Tobago. [Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Advising and representing an international courier company in the successful sale to and acquisition of its local subsidiary by a large European courier company as part of a larger global acquisition. [Mark Morgan, Cynetta Lai Leung]

Providing advice to an insurance industry group on the drafting of and amendments to the Insurance Bill. [Mark Ramkerrysingh]

Advising several clients including a local subsidiary of an international tobacco manufacturer on an array of issues arising out of the introduction of the Tobacco Control legislation including the constitutionality of the same. [Mark Morgan, Vishma Jaisingh]

Acting as local counsel for the vendor on the sale of the local business of a major insurance company as part of a larger international divestment. [Mark Ramkerrysingh, Cynetta Lai Leung]

Providing advice to a beverage industry group on the drafting of and amendments to the Beverage Containers Bill. [Mark Ramkerrysingh, Vishma Jaisingh]

Restructuring of a shipping joint venture between a local and a foreign concern with complex charter party arrangements. [Jeffrey Herrera, Cynetta Lai Leung]

Acting as local counsel for an international paper company in its purchase of a local paper manufacturer and distributor. [Mark Morgan, Vishma Jaisingh]