The Michigan Senate recently introduced legislation in an attempt to join several North American jurisdictions that have established clean fuel standards. The Michigan Clean Fuel Standard aims to reduce the average carbon intensity of transportation fuels sold and used in Michigan and incentivize investment in the production, distribution, and use of clean alternative fuels. Several
Charles devotes much of his practice to sponsor-side work, assisting renewable energy developers and owners with corporate transactions, financing, and governance matters. His experience representing lenders gives him an inside perspective on negotiations, often helping him achieve favorable deals for clients more efficiently. Charles also serves clients in mergers, acquisitions, and securities transactions throughout the life cycle of their businesses and across a range of industries.