Copenhagen: A successful failure?
March 30, 2010: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Join us for a discussion of the outcome of the recent Copenhagen summit. Anthony Hobley will also discuss the future of carbon markets.
Chicago Booth Europe Campus
25 Basinghall Street
London EC2V 5HA, United Kingdom
6:30 PM-7:00 PM: Registration
7:00 PM-8:00 PM: Program
8:00 PM-9:00 PM: Networking Reception
Anthony Hobley (Speaker)
Partner, Norton Rose
Anthony Hobley is a partner at Norton Rose and head of the firm's global climate change and carbon finance team. His previous post was as General Counsel to the Carbon Funds & Director of Legal Policy at Climate Change Capital Limited, where he advised on many CDM and JI projects including the biggest private syndication of a carbon transaction. He was a voting member of the Investment Committee and negotiated a number of ERPAs in emerging markets such as China.
Prior to Climate Change Capital, Anthony helped to develop the climate change practice at Baker & McKenzie.
Anthony has a first class honours degree in Chemistry with Physics and a Masters Degree in Environmental Law. He specialises in Climate Change, Carbon Finance and Clean Energy Law and lectures world-wide on the subject.
Anthony advised the EU Commission as part of a consortium on the preparation of a regulation for an EU-wide system of greenhouse gas registries for registration and transfer of carbon allowances and credits. He currently advises a wide range of investment banks, carbon funds, project developers and corporates in the carbon market. Anthony sits on the board at both of the Carbon Markets & Investors Association and the Voluntary Carbon Standard Association, and is also a member of the Climate Change Law Review's editorial board.
Andrew Irvine, '08 (EXP-13)
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