Speaking Engagement

U.S. Offshore Wind Industry—A Business Law Perspective

American Bar Association Business Law Virtual Section Annual Meeting 2021

Online Event

Joan M. Bondareff will speak at the American Bar Association (“ABA”) Business Law Virtual Section Annual Meeting 2021, being held September 22 through 24, 2021, as an online event.

The three-day experience will connect 4,500 business law professionals from around the world for unparalleled learning, networking, and collaborating opportunities. Gain useful insight, develop meaningful connections, and discover a network of thousands of business law professionals from a convenient and flexible virtual environment.

Joan’s session, “U.S. Offshore Wind Industry—A Business Law Perspective,” will take place on Friday, September 24, from 1:45 to 3:45 p.m. CDT, and she will focus on U.S. offshore wind energy projects and related supply chain opportunities in her segment. Topics include:

  • The current regulatory scheme applicable to wind energy projects and the legal impact of the extension of the Jones Act to offshore wind facilities
  • Available funding sources for offshore wind energy facilities, including financing from federal agencies, including MARAD
  • The legal and economic issues concerning offshore wind facilities and their potential impact on industries

For more information, please visit the event webpage.