In recent years, we have witnessed a real cultural change in how businesses view their technology department. We explore the new breed of IT leadership that has emerged as a result of these changes and the subsequent recruitment challenges involved.
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.
HC Insider speaks to Melissa Lindsay, Founder of UK tech start-up Emsurge, an online platform designed to streamline the pre-to-post trade processes involved in LNG trading. Find out how Emsurge is helping to overcome the challenges faced by LNG traders and how the technological advancements in the LNG market is affecting talent demand.
Jenita Riat, EMEA Gas, Power and Energy Transition Lead at HC, finds out how tech-driven energy trading company Danske Commodities is adopting technology across its value chain, from the use of machine learning and algorithms on the trading floors, to the automation of post-trade processes using robotics.
Carbon markets have evolved dramatically in the past 10 years and interest in energy transition has increased as companies realise they need to take responsibility for their impact on the planet. Jenita Riat, EMEA Gas, Power and Energy Transition Lead at HC, speaks to Rene Velasquez to find out how digital technologies are changing the way corporations are using the carbon markets.
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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