The FINANCIAL — London, UK, January 29, 2012: Aeropodium is honoured to present the 7th Legal Aviation Workshop on Legal Aspects of Aircraft Leasing and Financing to be held on March 30, 2012 in London, UK. The Workshop Speakers are Austen Hall and Jamie Baldwin, from Aeropodium.
Following the success of the previous workshops in London, Washington DC and Dubai, this event is hosted by London City Airport and it will cover the following themes: Introduction to aircraft leasing and financing, principles of contract law, operating leases, aircraft finance, aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance leases, and aviation insurance.
Austen Hall's practice focuses on domestic and international banking and asset finance work. He advises clients on a variety of banking and finance transactions and on a wide range of secured and unsecured bank and other finance facilities.
Austen has considerable experience in aviation finance and regulatory matters and advises a variety of clients on such matters as banks, leasing companies, airlines, aircraft operators, manufacturers, high net worth individuals, maintenance organizations, aircraft traders, and investors. On the regulatory side, he has niche experience in aircraft environmental issues. He also has ship financing experience and has advised banks, shipowners, and other clients on ship financing transactions including tax-based, cross-border, and securitization transactions. In addition, Austen has significant experience in Islamic finance transactions.
Jamie Baldwin is an author, lecturer and consultant in air transportation and an Adjunct Instructor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. His areas of expertise include start-up airline strategies, marketing strategies, licensing, regulatory compliance, aircraft sourcing, strategic planning, contracts and agency agreements.