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Read to Speak at iGlobal's 2nd Annual Carbon Trading Summit

January 13, 2010

O’Melveny partner Charles Read will be speaking at iGlobal’s 2nd Annual Carbon Trading Summit in New York on January 13th, 2010. Read and fellow speakers, Kjell Olav Kristiansen, the Director of Advisory Services for Point Carbon North America, and Trevor Sikorski, the Director of Carbon Markets and Environmental Products Research for Barclays Capital, will be covering “EU ETS: The Road Ahead and Lessons Learned". Topics will include,

  • The EU Emissions Trading Scheme in light of the economic recession and international negotiations on climate change
  • What has been learned so far from Phase I and II? Practical outlook for drafting Phase III
  • The proposed caps for the 3rd Trading Period – Amendments to the European agreement
  • Up to date statistics on EU ETS carbon emissions trading volume and the next period’s outlook
  • Analysis of the performance prospects of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), Joint Implementation (JI) projects, portfolios and carbon-linked instruments