The movement towards more sustainable and green practices within the commodities industry has been gathering momentum over the last few years. The launch of the EU's ambitious taxonomy on sustainable financing will no doubt help to accelerate this even further and could have wide ramifications across the European commodity sector. This presentation will shine a light on the EU's action plan and help delegates to understand what the legislation could mean for the financing of specific commodities going forward.
2020 will forever be remembered in commodity finance circles for all the wrong reasons. A series of high profile defaults and fraud cases has cast a dark cloud over the once booming APAC commodity finance industry and placed due diligence and compliance practices firmly in the spotlight. In this opinion session we invite industry experts to assess the key factors which led to the shortcomings in the market and discuss whether these were isolated incidents or the result of systemic flaws in the system.