Event Type: CLE / CPD, Webinar
- Start Date/Time:
- 15 November 2022, 11:00 AM CT
- End Date/Time:
- 15 November 2022, 12:00 PM CT
Voluntary carbon credits are a potentially useful tool in the green energy transition. But the lack of harmonized standards adds to risks such as price volatility as do tricky legal and regulatory questions as to their status, and how they may be used.
Partners Brett Hillis and Jennifer Smokelin will provide an overview and discuss ways to mitigate key legal, regulatory and commercial risks in voluntary carbon market trading in the EU, UK and US, including:
- Force majeure
- Change in law
- Project development failure
- Paris agreement risks
This is the final webinar of a four-part series. The first of the series, Energy transition: Impending U.S. state mandates and projection of national trends, took place on October 26. The second part, Sanctions: A new world that energy and resource industries must navigate, took place on October 27. The third part, Risks and opportunities for energy companies in uncertain times, is scheduled for November 3.