International carbon markets can play a key role in reducing global GHG emissions cost-effectively.
The number of emissions trading systems around the world is increasing. Mechanisms under the Paris Agreement will assist countries and regions linking emissions trading systems and outcomes over time.
We have been at the forefront of the development and implementation of carbon markets for almost 20 years. Our global climate change and sustainability practice has extensive experience advising clients across all key environmental and carbon markets, including the European emissions trading system, previous markets under the Kyoto Protocol and emerging ones under the Paris Agreement, and the various voluntary schemes in existence.
We are considered preeminent advisors to project developers, landholders, service providers, government and other stakeholders participating in voluntary and compliance carbon markets and we continue to work at the forefront of carbon trading activity.
“The firm works across a range of clients with carbon projects. They have a range of experience to draw on when providing advice.” Chambers Global 2021: Global-Wide Climate Change
“The team is "very involved in the carbon market and is very supportive in this space, providing a lot of experience and contribution.” The source adds: "They are very good on market trends and issues." Chambers Global 2021: Global-Wide Climate Change
Forest Carbon nature bond
Nature-based global emissions offset futures contracts are a new type of standardized futures contract being offered on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange that can be used by companies to lock in the cost of carbon offset credits that they expect to need to offset future carbon emissions.
Environmental update | August 2021
Here are the key takeaways from the latest comprehensive climate update that the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—called the IPCC—released in early August. The new report distils 14,000 individual studies and has more than 200 authors.
Energy transition newsletter: Issue 4
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EU scales up green subsidies: How to benefit from support for clean investments
On February 6, 2024 the Council of the EU and the European Parliament agreed a provisional version of the Net-Zero Industry Act (NZIA), which is now expected to be formally adopted by the end of April 2024.
Firm announces new Africa leadership group
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced a new Africa leadership group to help steer its acclaimed, Tier 1 Africa practice.
Firm named Environment and Climate Firm of the Year at Who’s Who Legal Awards
The annual awards recognise the world’s leading law firms and lawyers across 35 practice areas and industries according to Who’s Who Legal’s independent research.
Banco Santander, S.A. advised on US$22.3m ECA-backed financing
Norton Rose Fulbright represented Banco Santander, S.A. in the closing of a US$22.3 million ECA-backed loan to Brazilian utility company Eletronuclear.
Firm named MENA Legal Adviser of the Year at IJGlobal Awards 2020
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised on 19 “Deals of the Year” across multiple regions, and has been awarded MENA legal adviser of the year at this year’s IJ Global Awards.
Projects, energy and infrastructure teams recognized at IJGlobal Awards
Norton Rose Fulbright received Global Legal Adviser of the Year, Asia Pacific Legal Adviser of the Year and North America Legal Adviser of the Year accolades at the IJGlobal Awards 2019.
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