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Madeleine M.L. Tan

Kaye Scholer LLP

New York, NY, USA

Madeleine Tan
Kaye Scholer LLP

Primary Areas of Practice: GreenTech and Energy Project Development and Finance

Law School/ Graduate School: University of New South Wales, Australia, Bacherlor of Commerce with Honors, Class 1 (summa cum laude equivalent) and Bachelor of Laws (magna cum laude equivalent)

Work History:
- Allen & Overy, Hong Kong, 1994-1997
- Hunton & Williams LLP, 1997-2003
- Vantis Strategies LLC, 2003-2005
- Brown Rudnick LLP, 2005-2008
- Kaye Scholer LLP, 2008 - Present

Professional Memberships:  
(a) Member of the Energy Committee of the Bar Association of the City of New York;
(b) Member of the Board of Directors, UNSW & Study Abroad - Friends and Alumni, Inc.

Summary Background:
Ms. Tan is a Partner in Kaye Scholer’s GreenTech and Energy Group.

She has extensive experience advising equity investors, lenders, project developers and alternative investment funds on project development and finance, emissions finance and trading, capital markets debt offerings, tax-advantaged financings and structured finance transactions.

Ms. Tan recent focus is on the development and financing of alternative energy projects (such as wind farms, solar power plants, biofuel facilities, coal gasification facilities) and derivatives and structured products relating to EU Emissions Allowances as well as certified emission reductions (“CERs”) under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (“CDM”) regime.  She was lead counsel to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in the establishment of their first Multilateral Carbon Credit Fund and has extensive experience in the purchase and sale of emissions credits and allowances on a primary and secondary basis.

In February 2008, Ms. Tan was named one of the “Top 10 Rising Stars” in Securitization by the publishers of Total Securization/Euromoney Institutional Investor News, for her work in structured finance involving renewable energy and carbon.


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