Commodity Trading & Finance


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  • Key SMCR takeaways from the FCA and PRA Business Plans


    Submitted: 13 April 2018

    ​A summary of the key takeaways from the FCA and PRA Business Plans for 2018/2019 in relation to the extension of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR).

  • Commodities Series: Fraud in trade transactions - how to identify it and how to deal with it


    Submitted: 12 March 2018

    ​In the first of our 2018 commodities seminars, led by senior members of our award winning APAC Commodities Team, we are joined by guest speaker Jarrod Baker, Senior Managing Director of FTI Consulting, for a special session on "Fraud in Trade transactions - how to identify it and how to deal with it".

  • EU infringements proceedings in relation to UK VAT treatment of commodity derivatives


    Submitted: 09 March 2018

    The EU Commission has commenced infringement proceedings against the UK in relation to the application of zero-rating to certain transactions in commodity derivatives under the Terminal Markets Order.

  • BaFin Merkblatt zum ZAG: Erhebliche Auswirkungen auf Konzerne


    Submitted: 22 February 2018

    Die Änderung der Verwaltungspraxis der BaFin zum Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetz kann weitreichende Konsequenzen für Konzerne haben. Die Position zum sog. „Konzernprivileg“ wurde geändert und unterwirft nun Konzernsachverhalte der Regulierung.

  • Practice notes on export credit agency finance


    Submitted: 18 December 2017

    ​In collaboration with Practical Law, John Sayers has published three new practice notes on export credit agency (ECA) finance.

  • Commodities series: financing strategies & letters of credit


    Submitted: 01 December 2017

    As part of our commodities series, this session looks at financing in the "next" industrial revolution and structured letters of credit.

  • Combatting trade based money laundering Restricted access


    Submitted: 13 November 2017

    Slides from our Round table discussion, in conjunction with Pelican and Dow Jones, which focused on the increasing use of trade as a vehicle for money laundering and terrorist financing activities. A number of insights were shared on the latest updates to local and global regulatory frameworks, the current techniques and methods being adopted by criminals and the role of technology as a method of increasing controls.

  • Extending the Senior Managers & Certification Regime: our response to the Consultation Paper


    Submitted: 10 November 2017

    We highlight the key points set out in our response to Consultation Paper (CP17/25) on the extension of the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR) to all FCA solo-regulated firms.

  • Autumn Legal Business Update 2017 Restricted access


    Last Reviewed: 24 October 2017 / Submitted: 22 September 2017

    Learn about a broad range of topical issues relevant to financial institutions, asset managers and investment funds, from lawyers across many disciplines.

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