Period Traded Allowances - IETA Provision

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Period Traded Allowance in a Nutshell

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Period Traded Allowance” means, in relation to a Transaction, an Allowance that is of the Specified Period specified in the relevant Confirmation.


See our natty emissions comparison table between the IETA, EFET and ISDA versions of emissions trading docs

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Emissions trading documentation

ISDA: EU AnatomyEU Wikitext EU Nutshell (premium) • UK AnatomyUK Wikitext (to be merged into EU Anatomy)
IETA: IETA Master AgreementIETA WikitextIETA Nutshell (premium)
EFET: EFET Allowances AppendixEFET Allowances WikitextEFET Nutshell (premium)

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The same broad concept is dealt with as follows:

Why is the IETA different? Don’t ask. No point: no-one knows.



You might, and the ISDA EU Emissions Annex did, skip the redundant definition and just call this an “Allowance”. But anyway. An “Allowance” is the generic term for any legitmate emissions allowance under the EU ETS; a “Period Traded Allowance” is one from the compliance period that is specified in the Confirmation relating to this Transaction.

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