HOUSTON, TX – On Wednesday, October 12, Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Jackie Camp presented at the ACC Houston International Law Practice Group luncheon, sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson. Camp presented with Shalini Soopramanien, Assistant General Counsel of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation.

Camp and Soopramanien’s presentation, “Investing in Development: DFC, Sustainable Development and You” focused on introducing the audience to the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, explaining who can access its funds, and providing examples of DFC deals. The presenters also discussed how DFC incorporates ESG requirements and promotes sustainability, and they defined best practices for collaboration between external and internal counsel on transactions.

The ACC Houston International Law Practice Group aims to enhance the ability of in-house counsel practicing law across borders and holds 2 luncheons annually.

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) partners with the private sector to finance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. It invests across sectors including energy, healthcare, critical infrastructure, and technology. DFC also provides financing for small businesses and women entrepreneurs in order to create jobs in emerging markets. DFC investments adhere to high standards and respect the environment, human rights, and worker rights. 

Jackie Camp is an experienced corporate lawyer that focuses her practice on representing both lenders and borrowers in debt finance transactions, with clients including private equity companies, non-traditional lenders, governmental agencies, and business clients of the firm.