By David Niebauer The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), a forest policy think tank, recently (December 2008) released a report on the proposed REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation) mechanism for slowing climate change. The report, titled “Moving ahead with REDD: Issues, Options and Implications”, (the “Report”) reviews the challenges facing REDD and […]
About David Niebauer
David Niebauer has over 20 years of domestic and international corporate finance experience, with a particular focus on clean energy and environmental technologies. He has represented numerous companies in complex M&A and financing transactions and acts as General Counsel (including IP strategy, protection and licensing) for innovative cleantech companies, including Smart Wire Grid (www.smartwiregrid.com), Brillouin Energy Corp. (www.brillouinenergy.com) and LumiGrow (www.lumigrow.com)
David built a highly successful legal practice as a Partner with Graham and James LLP (now Squire Sanders & Demspey) where he specialized in Securities Law, Venture Capital Financing and Mergers and Acquisitions. He later joined DigitalVentures, Inc., a corporate venture capital firm, as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer.
David brings a wealth of experience, financing contacts and business acumen to his practice and has significant experience in renewable energy project development as well as all aspects of corporate finance and M&A transactions. David received his B.A. from the State University of New York, magna cum laude, his Masters degree from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the Brooklyn Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Journal of International Law.
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The much-touted economic stimulus package is expected to be in the range of $675 billion to $775 billion. It includes $300 billion in temporary tax cuts for individuals and businesses and a big expansion of safety-net programs like unemployment insurance. It includes more money for highways, schools and other public infrastructure; more money for “green” […]