Work with a Trade, WTO and Customs team that helps you develop and implement innovative strategies to keep you ahead of the curve.
We pride ourselves on our deep understanding of all the commercial issues involved in all trade and commodity finance activities important to your business, and we provide services that cover the entire commodity trade value chain—regularly working with producers, distributors, traders, borrowers, lenders or government agencies.
Our practice includes security documentation, risk participation, insurance matters, as well as financial instruments designed to mitigate credit and political risk. We advise on various types of trade finance facilities, including factoring, purchase order financing, pre-export and post-shipment commodity financing, counter trade and letters of credit.
Our key services include:
- Commodity financing
- Compliance and regulatory advice
- Credit facilities
- Risk management and participation
May 12, 2016
The rout in commodity prices continues to impact nations and stocks across the globe. Already this year the price of oil has dipped below US$30 a barrel, with a seemingly unrelenting oversupply of crude and markets preparing for the return of Iran post-sanctions. Sadly, falling prices often result in contract re-negotiations or default, leading to claims and innocent parties with goods on their hands and a difficult search for a willing buyer prepared to pay a reasonable price. Read more