Innovative Insurance Solutions for 45Q Carbon Capture Projects

Date: July 21, 2020

Time: 1:00–2:30 p.m. Eastern

Location: Webinar (access instructions e-mailed upon registration)

Contact: Michelle Yallum

Join us for a virtual roundtable discussion with leading insurance industry experts as we identify some of the unique risks associated with 45Q Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) projects and explore possible risk mitigation using insurance products, including tax credit oriented insurance, being developed to address them. Including:

  • Tax credit insurance related to economic substance, “beginning construction” and safe harboring
  • Risk of 45Q tax credit recapture due to geologic leakage of CO2
  • Technology risk of carbon capture equipment
  • Financial responsibility requirements for EPA UIC permits


  • Shariff Barakat, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Gary Blitz, U.S. Co-CEO, Mergers & Acquisitions and Transaction Solutions, AON
  • Ellen Friedman, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Matt Lucas, Managing Director, New Energy Risk
  • Lindene Patton, Partner, Earth & Water Law, LLC
  • Jordan Tamchin, Senior Vice President, CAC Specialty
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