Regulatory Advice & Emissions Trading

Our detailed knowledge ensures that all the environmental regulatory advice clients might require is catered for, covering areas such as:

  • the Carbon Reduction Commitment
  • support for renewables including multi-jurisdictional comparisons (e.g. Renewable Obligation Cerificates, Feed-in-Tarriffs (FITs) Renewable Heat Incentive)
  • the green building agenda
  • the emerging renewable heat incentives
  • development of renewable energy technologies
  • product safety and recall including WEEE, ROHS and REACH.

Our international clients trust our team to handle the fast paced changes in law and regulations, including:

  • setting up emission trading desks for investment banks
  • Rhodia when it required strategic and compliance advice regarding their participation in UK and EU Emissions Trading Scheme and on CDM projects
  • a major commercial offset retailer which required the negotiation of ‘Gold Standard’ VER emission reduction purchase agreements
  • NRG when it co-invested with Energy Developments Ltd on landfill and methane gas extraction throughout Australia and East Asia.