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HKEx studies emissions and commodity derivatives

Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing has appointed teams to study the possibility of trading commodity derivatives and emissions.
Hong Kong Exchanges Clearing HKEx is studying the feasibility of trading commodity derivatives and emissions-related products.

After asking interested parties to bid for the job in February, the exchange has appointed top Australian law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques û along with sub-consultants Climate Focus and International Environmental Trading Group û to analyse the potential for trading a full range of carbon and environmental markets, as well as options trading.

Christopher Tung, one of the regionÆs few lawyers specialising in climate change and clean energy, will lead the study team, which is expected to report back to the exchange by the end of November.

The Mallesons team is more than 30 lawyers strong and has...
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