ECOHEDGE™ Legal Services

Increasingly investors are becoming more and more environmental conscious and are looking for eco-friendly investments. In response, investment management firms have launched funds and financial institutions have launched ETF and mutual funds to cater to this growing segment.

Tannenbaum Helpern has launched ECOHEDGE™ to advise investment management firms on an array of legal matters that are specific to ecologically sensitive investments, from regulatory compliance to a myriad of government incentives available for green investments.

Tannenbaum Helpern's ECOHEDGE™ legal team comprises a group of talented lawyers with backgrounds in:

  • financial services to advise on private equity, venture capital and related regulatory issues, seeding and capital formation;
  • tax law to deal with the myriad of eco specific incentives under the Internal Revenue Code;
  • corporate and business law to handle mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing and similar business arrangements;
  • real estate, construction and environmental law to handle acquisition, environmental and construction issues, and
  • intellectual property to navigate trademark and patent laws.

In addition, Tannenbaum Helpern's ECOHEDGE™ legal team can support cross-border transactions where we assist professionals of other jurisdictions with the "US piece" as needed.

More specifically, ECOHEDGE™ focuses on:

  • Organic farming and agriculture, eco sensitive fertilizing
  • Water treatment and desalination
  • Energy – solar, wind, water, natural gas
  • Genetics and genetic engineering
  • Construction of energy efficient building and facilities
  • Waste management
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