Learn about the scope of the infrastructure sector and understand the broad stages involved in an infrastructure project.
Understand the legal and regulatory framework applicable to the various component sectors. The Program also focuses on the general legal principles affecting infrastructure projects, their financing, and their documentation. By the end of this Program, you will have a working understanding of the manner in which the infrastructure sector operates in India.
Enroll in this Program now and learn to:
Identify the various sectors that form the infrastructure sector;
Understand the relevant legal and regulatory framework linked to a particular project;
Analyze the essential legal issues associated with most infrastructure projects; and
Draft key project documents that feature in most infrastructure projects.
Are you a:
Law student keen to learn how the infrastructure sector works and study the regulatory regime governing the different component sectors; or
Practicing lawyer intent on enhancing your knowledge about the infrastructure sector to deliver meaningful, accurate and timely advice to your clients; or
Professional in the Infrastructure Sector keen to learn about the regulatory regime governing the infrastructure sector or a specific component sector relevant to your area of work?
We recommend that you enroll in this Program now.
Did you know?
That the infrastructure sector is a generic term that refers to various sub-sectors, such as energy, transport, communications, etc?
That the law governing a water project is determined by its location?
That a power purchase agreement is a mix of a concession agreement and a bulk off take agreement?
That most project developers appoint sub-contractors to carry out design, construction, and operation and maintenance of the project?
Unit 1: Introduction to Infrastructure Laws
Learn about the concept of infrastructure projects.
Understand the scope of the infrastructure sector.
Understand the broad stages common to most infrastructure projects.
Study the various schemes of private participation in the infrastructure sector.
Unit 2: Understanding the Legal Framework for Energy-related Sectors
Study the legal and regulatory framework governing the electricity sector.
Study the legal and regulatory framework governing the natural gas sector.
Study the nuances of each sector.
Unit 3: Understanding the Legal Framework for Transport-related Sectors
Study the legal and regulatory framework governing the national highways and roads sector.
Study the legal and regulatory framework governing the airports sector.
Study the legal and regulatory framework governing the ports sector.
Unit 4: Understanding the Legal Framework for Telecom and Other Sectors
• Study the legal and regulatory framework governing the telecom sector.
• Study the legal and regulatory framework governing the water sector.
Unit 5: Understanding General Principles
Understand key concerns in the identification and management of risks in infrastructure projects.
Study the legal issues that are common to most infrastructure projects, namely, the applicable legal framework, jurisdiction, nature of rights, and allocation of liability, dispute resolution, taxation, and environmental concerns.
Unit 6: Financing Infrastructure Projects
Understand the key issues that arise in the financing of infrastructure projects.
Study the broad set of documents involved in a project finance transaction.
Learn the enforcement-related concerns specific to project finance transactions.
Unit 7: Documentation in Projects
Understand the basic drafting principles involved in drafting project documents.
Identify the key documents that are typically essential to most infrastructure projects.
Learn to distinguish between various sector-specific documents.
Unit 8: Key Project Documents - I
Understand the core clauses involved in a concession agreement.
Learn the clauses that are common to most documents involved in a project.
Understand the core clauses involved in a power purchase agreement.
Unit 9: Key Project Documents - II
Understand the core clauses involved in an EPC contract.
Understand the core clauses involved in an O&M contract.