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Ermenegilda
Boccabella

Practice Lead, Energy
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Ermenegilda

Ermenegilda is Global Counsel’s practice lead for energy policy. She is a qualified lawyer with significant experience in energy, emissions reductions, climate change and sustainability at all levels of government, from cities to international affairs.

She has served as a negotiator in a range of United Nations formats and has a decade of experience advising trade associations, governments, companies and investors in monitoring and engaging with the Paris climate change process and wider energy transformation issues.

At Global Counsel, Ermenegilda advises clients on UN, EU, UK and APAC policymaking and engagement on energy issues and in areas such as infrastructure and climate change policy.  

Latest Insights by Ermenegilda Boccabella

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A tax whose time has come?

Energy & Commodities

Carbon border adjustment taxes are not a new concept. The idea applies carbon pricing to goods that enter the single market where products are manufactured offshore have avoided carbon pricing. In theory, this prevents 'carbon leakage'. Europe's energy-intensive industries, especially cement and steel, have long argued they need a level playing field against imports with…

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Tipping point? The future of energy post covid-19

Energy & Commodities

In light of the ongoing covid-19 pandemic, GC has held regular weekly calls focusing on how governments are responding to the situation and what upcoming developments could look like. Global Counsel recently hosted a discussion between our Chairman Peter Mandelson, Al Cook, Executive Vice President of Equinor, Marco Alverà, Chief Executive Officer of Snam and Global…

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Past the tipping point

Energy & Commodities

The covid-19 crisis has more than shaken our society, it has changed us. Almost every element of day-to-day life has been altered or adjusted. Some of those changes might be permanent. None more so than the energy sector.

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Ways to engage: EU public consultations

General Politics

With the onset of covid-19 and the lockdowns across Europe, it might feel like policymakers are out of reach. However, there are currently a number of public consultations which companies can respond to, providing formal feedback to the various policy proposal that have been put forward by the European Institutions. Practice Lead, Conan D'Arcy, Practice Lead Ermenegilda…

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