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    Financing the lithium-production expansion project at the Olaroz salt lake in Argentina

Nishimura & Asahi provided legal advice with respect to financing to expand the lithium-production project at Olaroz salt lake in Argentina. 


伊藤 真弥

Maya has extensive experience advising international investors on cross-border renewable energy projects, as well as advising both borrowers and lenders on financing for renewable energy projects in Japan. She previously worked in the cross-border project finance team of a Japanese megabank, handling matters relating to natural resources, power and energy, and infrastructure. Maya has also provided banks, financial institutions, and other corporate clients, most of which operate their businesses globally, with compliance and regulatory advice, as well as advice on a variety of governance matters. She is actively involved in D&I projects aimed at promoting the active participation of women, and has organized numerous D&I seminars and other similar events for corporations.

西谷 和美

Kazumi Nishitani has wide-ranging expertise in finance, especially in the renewable energy sector. She has been involved in numerous cross-border renewable energy transactions as lenders’ counsel, provided advice to foreign investors considering entry into the Japanese renewable energy market, and she has extensive experience with cross-border finance projects, including matters such as natural resources, power production, and infrastructure, among others.