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Private Equity Real Estate Funds Affected by the UKs Mandatory Emissions Trading Scheme

June 16, 2010

By Jonathan Shenkman & James Gray

The approaching deadline of 30 September 2010 for registration applications to be made under the new UK mandatory emissions trading scheme is relevant to many non-intensive energy users in the UK, including private equity real estate funds. Summarised in this alert are the key action points that need to be considered by private equity real estate fund managers in advance of the application deadline and also some of the more surprising implications arising out of the legislations broad application to private equity real estate fund structures.