Emissions Trading & Climate Change

Stikeman Elliott’s national emissions trading and climate change practice has been at the forefront of the rapidly growing international carbon market. Drawing upon the expertise of our energy, corporate finance, environmental and derivatives specialists, we advise clients on how to navigate the global legislative and regulatory landscape in order to maximize their return in rapidly developing markets and trading schemes. We assist our clients, including energy producers, marketers, financial institutions and dealers develop an informed and strategic view of the opportunities and challenges presented by climate change.

Our Expertise

  • Carbon finance
  • Carbon offset and emissions trading markets
  • Commodity contract exemption orders
  • Credit support arrangements
  • Crude oil purchase and sale arrangements
  • EEI Master Agreement
  • Electronic trading platforms
  • Fund formation and capital raising
  • Gas EDI Master Agreement
  • Greenhouse gas emissions reduction credits and purchase arrangements
  • ISDA Gas Annex
  • ISDA Master Agreement
  • ISDA Power Annex
  • NAESB Master Agreement
  • Natural gas liquids purchase and sale arrangements
  • OTC exemption orders
  • Physical and financial exchange traded products
  • Physical and financial master agreements
  • Purchase and sale arrangements
  • Corporate Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Canada Awards 2017
  • Chambers Global 2020 for Environment