13th EditionConference

Global Commodities Finance Geneva

08 - 09 Jun 2016 New Date Reminder
InterContinental Geneva, Geneva, SwitzerlandGet Directions
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"This conference discuss about how to develop knowledge and make connections crucial to your business."
The Global Commodities Finance Geneva, organized by the Euromoney Seminars Ltd will take place from 8th June to the 9th June 2016 at the InterContinental Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference will cover areas like The conference will highlight the key issues and implications of the changing commodities market, as well as provide insight into strategies to navigate business in these uncertain times and identify new prospects for growth.


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100 - 500
Based on previous editions

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Banking & Finance


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Mon, 08 Jun 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Registration and breakfast
Mon, 08 Jun 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Chairpersonu2019s opening remarks
Mon, 08 Jun 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Macroeconomic outlook: Upswing potentials across the commodities spectrum
The oil price slump: Has there been a paradigm shift?Changing trade flows and the notable rise of South-South tradeDrivers of growth: Is the U...continue reading
Mon, 08 Jun 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
The Global Commodities Lendersu2019 Panel: What implications will low commodity prices, geographical shifts and regulatory changes have on banksu2019 strategies and customer demands?
Regulation, reputation and returns: How to navigate through a sea of regulatory requirementsDiscussing the changing landscape of bank market p...continue reading
Mon, 08 Jun 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
A diverse Africa: Identifying trade flows, risks and financing opportunities in a heterogeneous continent
One Africa? Differentiating between countries, identifying strong and reliable trade players and analysing ways to quantify country risks in ...continue reading
Mon, 08 Jun 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Lunch and networking break
Mon, 08 Jun 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Qingdao and beyond: What lessons can be taken to help mitigate collateral risk?
Working together: Highlighting inventory assurance needs from bankers vs. traders vs. collateral managersQingdao: Already water under the brid...continue reading
Mon, 08 Jun 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM
Geopolitical tensions and sanctions: How to direct business in a politically volatile market?
Lessons learnt from BNP: Avoiding sanctions fault linesWhat effects will increasing sanctions and political tensions have on global commodity ...continue reading
Mon, 08 Jun 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM
Afternoon refreshments and networking break
Mon, 08 Jun 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM
Compliance needs: Contrasting lender vs. borrower expectations and issues with practicality in daily activities
Where do banks see a lack of control measures being taken and demand more documentation and assurance?Where do traders see the need for better...continue reading
Mon, 08 Jun 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM
Benefits of cooperation: Highlighting banksu2019 and fundsu2019 complimentary roles in commodity trade finance
Geographical analysis of private capital in trade finance: Reasons for demand in emerging markets and development of private capital in smalle...continue reading
Mon, 08 Jun 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM
Oxford-style debate on Securitization: This house believes that securitization will evolve as a common structuring tool in structured trade finance
Laurent Christophe, Global Head of Corporate Finance, TrafiguraCharles Nahum, Independent Managing Director, Europe, Finacity
Mon, 08 Jun 06:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Chairpersonu2019s closing remarks followed by drinks reception
Tue, 09 Jun 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Registration and refreshments
Tue, 09 Jun 09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Chairpersonu2019s opening remarks
Tue, 09 Jun 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM
How are trading houses aligning their strategies and repositioning themselves in a restructuring market?
How do trading houses view the restructuring of the banking market and resulting liquidity levels?Does the market see regulation similar to th...continue reading
Tue, 09 Jun 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Back to basics? Where is the middle ground between reduced risk, transactional based lending, RCFs and unsecured lending being established?
Discussing the attractiveness of asset-based and recourse products to an increasingly risk-averse financing communityAnalysing the popularity ...continue reading
Tue, 09 Jun 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Morning refreshments and networking break
Tue, 09 Jun 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Medium-size trading houses: Different outlooks and track records of success
Banks vs trading houses: Who will develop as the key financier of medium-sized trading houses?Discussing costs of KYC and due diligence of med...continue reading
Tue, 09 Jun 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Is the market experiencing overall shift in geographical layout of oil & gas trade? What efforts are being made to create a security of supply?
Emerging markets, middle-class growth and effects on oil & gas demandWhat impact have high liquidity and competition resulting from low prices...continue reading
Tue, 09 Jun 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM
Are current reassessments of risk leading to increased insurance requirements?
What is the market focussing on: Discussing credit vs. political insurance needsWhere does demand come from? Highlighting regional differences...continue reading
Tue, 09 Jun 01:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Closing remarks followed by lunch and close of conference

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