TXF Global Commodity Finance Virtual 2021
We're proud to be bringing back TXF Global Commodity Finance, a must-attend event for the commodity finance community.
The mining sector is becoming a new frontier for green finance, as lenders take a greater interest in ESG issues. While green finance in mining has the potential to achieve positive environmental reforms, there is still uncertainty about how such lending will be regulated. What challenges might regulators face as they turn their attention to this emergent area of ESG finance?
The Ever Given container ship has been ‘arrested’ and the Egyptian authorities are demanding massive compensation. And with the Japanese owners of the ship declaring ‘general average’ there is now a virtual minefield for shippers and insurers to navigate. We explore some of the potential issues.
On 27 April the European Union (EU) ratified the Brexit trade agreement with the United Kingdom. Here, TXF speaks to Alan Farkas, partner at international law firm Dorsey & Whitney, about whether the ratification has set the EU on a path to granting the UK ‘equivalence’ and what the agreement might mean for the financial services sector.
With Olam recently signing a $1.45 billion facility linked to AtSource, a platform which provides customers with full traceability and insights on how to improve supply chain sustainability parameters, TXF takes a look at how sustainability and ESG impact reporting is evolving beyond the more immediate and obvious.