Palo Alto tax partner Sean Shimamoto and Washington, D.C. energy and infrastructure projects counsel Frank Shaw spoke at an Infocast Business Intelligence conference titled "Optimize Financing for Your Energy Project: Learn the Strategic and Analytical Techniques to Successfully Structure Renewable Energy Projects" October 6-7 in New York. Topics of the program included risk assessment and mitigation in renewable energy projects; contract structuring, documentation and risk sharing to mitigate change-in-law, force majeure and other unknown risks; the role of capital providers on project finance structures; and the latest on tax incentives and public policies when financing for renewable projects.