A Practitioner's Guide to Trade and Commodity Finance examines all the main financing structures and many of the more unusual ones, the risks and risk management techniques involved, and how the regulatory regime impacts on what banks, insurers, producers, traders and buyers need to take into account. It covers all aspects of trade and commodity financing, from pre-export financing to enforcement of security and insolvency issues. It provides an in-depth discussion of risk including risk management, risk transfer issues, regulation and due diligence, and considers other related topics such as ownership structures, securitisations, Islamic financing techniques and insurance.
The new edition has been fully updated to reflect changes in law and practice, including the arrival of fintech, new ways to participate transactions, new law and practice in insurance for trade finance and new players in the marketplace. There are new chapters on:
- Export credit agency financing
- Fintech in trade finance
- Participations reflecting the new BAFT Agreements and other forms of risk sharing