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Looking beyond rooted trade finance structures with A&O
Looking beyond rooted trade finance structures with A&O
Daniel Pembrey
3 December 2018

There has been innovation within commodity and trade finance structures as market participants and practitioners get more ambitious with the tools available to them. TXF caught up with Catherine Lang-Anderson, counsel at Allen & Overy, to discuss such innovations alongside other topics like sanctions, M&A activity in the commodities sector and blockchain.

Webinar 12 December: What’s moved the dial in trade and treasury tech in 2018?
Webinar 12 December: What’s moved the dial in trade and treasury tech in 2018?
Katharine Morton
3 December 2018

We reflect on 2018 and ask what has actually made a difference in trade technology in the past year and pick out the highlights amid the hype.

S&W breakfast briefing: Insurance and finance case law update
S&W breakfast briefing: Insurance and finance case law update
Max Thompson
3 December 2018

In the latest edition of law firm Sullivan & Worcester’s Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar, partners Marian Boyle and Sam Fowler-Holmes highlight the importance of conditions precedent to an insurer’s liability, as well as the need to contextualise contract phrases against the policy.

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Canadian Solar signs term loan facilities for Aguascalientes
7 December 2018

Canadian Solar has signed today a $53.2 million term loan financing for it 67 MW Aguascalientes solar power project in Mexico. The deal was originally...

Malakoff to sell Macarthur Wind share
7 December 2018

Malakoff Corporation is said to have decided to go ahead with the sale of its 50% share in the 420MW Macarthur wind farm in Australia. Rothschild is h...

Duqm Refinery reaches financial close
7 December 2018

Sponsors Kuwait Petroleum and Oman Oil Company have reached financial close on the $4.61 billion project financing for the $7 billion Duqm Refinery. T...

Deutsche Bank $3.5bn TRAFIN refinancing oversubscribed
6 December 2018

Deutsche Bank has refinanced its flagship trade finance securitisation, the $3.5 billion TRAFIN 2015-1 synthetic collateralised loan obligation (CLO)....

Trafigura signs $530m BBL for its Peru subsidiary
6 December 2018

Trafigura has signed a one-year $530 million borrowing base (BBL) facility for its subsidiary in Peru. Natixis led the deal and was joined by ABN...