A Practitioner's Guide to Trade & Commodity Finance

A Practitioner's Guide to Trade & Commodity Finance

By Geoffrey Wynne


$311.00 RRP

Date: 23/08/2012

Code: 9780414045392

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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This Guide takes the reader through all the steps involved in commodity financing operations. It examines all the possible financing structures, the risks and risk management techniques involved, and how the regulatory regime impacts on what banks, insurers, producers and manufacturers need to take into account. It is the first book to give guidance on all these topics in the post-credit crisis environment. This book:
  • Provides in-depth coverage of every stage of a commodity financing deal from pre-export finance to enforcement of security and insolvency
  • Covers the impact of post credit crisis reforms, including the latest Basel II revisions
  • Gives expert guidance on the issues and pitfalls of dealing with commodity financing in emerging markets
  • Covers how to spot fraud, and how to avoid it
  • Offers detailed guidance on risk management and due diligence
  • Deals with Islamic financing issues
  • Includes extensive use of diagrams and flow charts to explain complex structures
  • Is written by one of the City's foremost trade/commodity finance teams.
Jurisdiction: International

Table of Contents

Introduction; Pre-export finance, pre-payment finance and other forms of trade finance; Letters of credit; Other forms of contingent obligations, including the issue of bonds and guarantees; Taking security in emerging markets; The role of forfeiting, factoring and other receivables financing; Warehouse financing; Islamic finance in the context of trade finance; Insurance and other risk mitigants; Regulatory issues in trade and commodity finance; Due diligence, and how to spot fraud and avoid it; Waivers, standstills and workouts; Enforcement of security; Insolvency.

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