To explore the challenges facing those working in the global commodity industry, we speak to Frieda Levycky, Founder of Braving Boundaries (professional coaching and training) and Levycky Consulting (legal consultancy).
Deanna Reitman, Of Counsel, Jesse Medlong, Associate, and Jeffrey Bourdon, Attorney at DLA Piper, explain why commodities marketing and trading firms should focus on their regulatory compliance policies.
Commodity trade finance leaders discuss how the events of 2020 have impacted issues including credit availability, counterparty risk management and digitalisation across the global commodity markets.
As the reliance on trade credit insurance increases during the Covid-19 pandemic, Edward Carter, Director, Corporate Functions at Human Capital, explores the new challenges in the trade credit insurance market and the demand to hire insurance managers at trading companies, industrials, and producers.
Deanna Reitman, Of Counsel at DLA Piper, and Jesse Medlong, Associate at DLA Piper, explain the new guidelines trading companies will have to focus on prior to revising their compliance programs, as set out by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
In the first of a two-part interview, Earl spoke to David Baranowski, Director at Human Capital in Houston, about the recent unprecedented trading conditions. Here, David continues that conversation with questions about VaR, product markets and corporate liquidity.
Earl began his career with Mobil Oil Corporation in a variety of positions in the US, Africa and Latin America, covering financial trading, logistics and sales positions. Here, he talks about the recent unprecedented trading conditions, with a personal reflection to close.
With Covid-19 creating so much uncertainty in deal markets, it is easy to assume that the outlook for investors in energy and natural resources assets for 2020 is dismal. Yet while the focus in the short term may be shifting away from typical investments and reallocating towards capturing the contango trade, it looks likely that those that have invested wisely over the past five years will continue to benefit from an upside by the end of this year.
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