ISDA Documentation for Environmental Trading

Thursday, June 20, 2024

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  • Event will be live on June 20, 2024 from 09:00 AM – 12:50 PM EDT  |  Timezone Converter
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9:00 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Graham Bryant

Graham Bryant, Associate General Counsel, ISDA

9:05 AM ISDA Templates Version 1.0 Kate Whelan

An overview of existing ISDA templates for environmental trading including weather, emissions etc. but also gas, power, coal, oil.

Kate Whelan, Senior Associate, A&O Shearman

9:45 AM The 2022 ISDA Verified Carbon Credit Transaction Definitions Graham Bryant, Hannah Pilkington, Deepak Sitlani

ISDA has published the 2022 ISDA Verified Carbon Credit Transactions Definitions. The VCC Definitions are in the form of a standard definitional booklet for physically settled secondary market Verified Carbon Credit (VCC) transactions and are accompanied by template confirmations for VCC spot, forward and option transactions.

Moderator: Graham Bryant, Associate General Counsel, ISDA
Hannah Pilkington, Associate , Linklaters LLP
Deepak Sitlani, Partner, Linklaters LLP

10:30 AM Break

10:40 AM Financial Power Purchase Agreements (FPPA) Graham Bryant, Dickson C. Chin, Qian Hu, Aaron Seong

A project to develop ISDA templates for financial power purchase agreements (FPPAs) has been initiated. A draft template confirmation has been prepared for discussion with ISDA members. The session will describe the current status of the draft and its various features.

Moderator: Graham Bryant, Associate General Counsel, ISDA
Dickson C. Chin, Partner, Jones Day
Qian Hu, Partner, Jones Day
Aaron Seong, Associate, Jones Day

11:25 AM Digital Assets in Energy Markets Sophia Le Vesconte, Richard Baker, Dickson C. Chin, Netanya Clixby

This panel will explore how use of digital assets including distributed ledger technology and tokenization can support greater efficiency and transparency in energy markets. It will also examine the legal and regulatory issues associated with the use of digital assets.

Moderator: Sophia Le Vesconte, Counsel, Linklaters LLP
Richard Baker, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Tokenovate
Dickson C. Chin, Partner, Jones Day
Netanya Clixby, Senior Managing Associate, Sidley Austin LLP

12:10 PM Break

12:20 PM Trading Sustainability-linked Derivatives Nicolette Cone, Deepak Sitlani

A market is developing for sustainability-linked derivatives, which link cashflows on a conventional derivative like an interest rate swap to the meeting of specified ESG objectives, using a set of key performance indicators to measure compliance. While the market is still in its infancy and is highly bespoke, there is demand for standardized terms and clauses in specific areas to support the development of this product. In response, ISDA published the ISDA Sustainability-Linked Derivatives Clause Library. This session will dive into the various standardized clauses and terms available in the clause library, discuss how they can be incorporated into other ISDA documentation, and provide an outlook for the future of this bespoke market.

Moderator: Nicolette Cone, Chief of Staff and Associate General Counsel, ISDA
Deepak Sitlani, Partner, Linklaters LLP

Additional Speakers to be Announced.

12:50 PM Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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Richard Baker

Founder & Chief Executive Officer



Graham Bryant

Associate General Counsel



Dickson C. Chin


Jones Day


Netanya Clixby

Senior Managing Associate

Sidley Austin LLP


Nicolette Cone

Chief of Staff and Associate General Counsel



Qian Hu


Jones Day


Sophia Le Vesconte


Linklaters LLP


Hannah Pilkington


Linklaters LLP


Aaron Seong


Jones Day

Jones Day

Deepak Sitlani


Linklaters LLP


Kate Whelan

Senior Associate

A&O Shearman

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