AGENDA
DAY ONE
DAY TWO

Timings are in British Summer Time.

08.30

Pre-event Networking in the virtual exhibition area

During that time you’ll be able to:

  • Familiarise yourself with the platform
  • See who else is attending
  • Arrange meetings with relevant individuals

09.00

CASE STUDY
Enterprise risk management and risk appetite: Olam’s way

In this case study the presenter will walk the audience through how in his company they developed and implemented a robust risk monitoring and reporting framework across several dozens of risk events, risk types, business units and geographies over the last 3 years

DEVEN CHITALIYA, Senior Vice President, Central Risk Office, OLAM INTERNATIONAL

09.30

Panel discussion
Managing physical risks along the supply chain
  • Keeping track of your cargos : What are the solutions?
  • How to increase transparency during the transportation and storage phases?
  • The non-negligible impact of weather during these operations: What are the tools to forecast?

MODERATOR: EDDIE TOFPIK, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADM SERVICES INTERNATIONAL LTD.
PETER HARVEY, Programme Director, LEADERSHIP FOR ENERGY AUTOMATED PROCESSING LEAP
ABHISHEK JAIN, CRO, ETG
ALI MUHAMMAD LAKDAWALA, Vertical Head for Soft Commodities, ITC LTD (FOOD DIVISIONS)
COLIN COOPER, Vice President EMEA, EKA

10.10

case study
RTM – Mitsubishi Corporation’s Metals and Mineral resource trading Arm – Transformation journey with ENUIT as their Trusted Partner

VINEET KOHLI, President & CEO, MITSUBISHI CORPORATION RTM INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD
GANESH NATARAJAN, Managing Director of Europe, ENUIT

10.30

Networking break & Virtual exhibition

from 10.40 – INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

  • Pre-arranged meetings
  • Visit of the virtual exhibition
There will be structured discussions on:

  • Winter of discontent? COVID scenarios over the next 6 months and impact of risk management
  • US Presidential elections: What are the risks associated with either side?

11.00

Panel discussion
Secrets to a successful hedging strategy
presentation
Understanding the regulatory landscape for commodity trading to avoid issues down the line

Aligning risk management strategy and hedge strategy with financial objectives

MODERATOR: DAVID MODOL-FLIX, DIRECTOR, Commodity Risk Management Expert
DANIEL TROMANS
, Group Treasurer, ETIHAD AIRWAYS
DR SADAR ABDULRASHEED, Head of Risk, AL-GHURAIR

  • MAR, MIFID, EMIR; the financial regulations that apply to commodity trading
  • Defining abuse
  • Bringing order in your own house:
    • Putting the appropriate internal controls in place
    • Management oversight
    • Segregation of duties: Who’s doing what?
  • What can we learn from the cases in the financial sector?
  • Moving beyond trade and order surveillance

DIARMUID O’HEGARTY, Compliance Director, ADM INVESTOR SERVICES INTERNATIONAL LTD.
AVIV HANDLER, Managing Director, ETR ADVISORY
ALEXANDER CULLEY, Chief Compliance Officer EMEA & Asia, STONEX

11.35

PRESENTATION
IMO 2020: A few months in, feedback on how implementation went
presentation
Sanctions: Keeping up with them
  • What has been the strategy of the trading houses?
  • What have been the visible consequences of this new regulation? For the trading houses? For the markets?
  • What now?

ROEL HOENDERS, Head of Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency, IMO

  • An overview of the current sanctions landscape
  • What are the most vulnerable parts of your supply chain?
  • Identifying red flags, and what to do next

MONIKA ZEJDEN-ERDMANN, Principal Associate, EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND

12.05

PRESENTATION
Everything you need to know about Force majeure
  • What is Force Majeure?
  • How do I prove it?
  • Common pitfalls and the risk of making the wrong call.
  • Will there be an increase in disputes arising from COVID-19 ?
  • Force majeure v Frustration
  • Dispute Resolution – mediation, arbitration
  • JONATHAN WATERS, General Counsel, GAFTA

12.30

Refuel break

During this time you’ll be free to have some meetings and to have your breakfast, lunch or dinner depending on where you’re joining us from.

13.30

Panel discussion
Stress testing: The post-COVID-19 best practices
PANEL DISCUSSION
MANAGING CURRENCY RISK EFFICIENTLY
  • Increased regulators scrutiny – Why you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of stress-testing capabilities
  • Practicing stress testing beyond the standard price shocks scenario – What else can you test? How often should you run testing?
  • Documenting your stress testing activities

SCOTT WELLCOME, Director – Risk Management & Sourcing, GOODMILLS GROUPALEXANDRE PEGOUD, Head of Controlling, WALTER MATTER SAANDREW GLASS, Founder & Managing Director, AVATAR COMMODITIES

A two-part discussion addressing first the challenges of determining financing and functional currency, as well as best practices when it comes to managing the currency risks.

MODERATOR: EDDIE TOFPIK, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADM INVESTOR SERVICES INTERNATIONAL LTD.
BENJAMIN BAPTISTE, Head of Risk Management & Advanced Analytics, ROQUETTE
MUKUL AGRAWAL, SVP – Finance, OLAM INTERNATIONAL LTD

14.10

Debate
System selection risk – Multi-commodity system vs commodity specific system

What’s more beneficial for a trading company? Going for a provider that specialises in one commodity or going for a multi-commodity system provider?

After their 7-minute exposés, two system providers will debate the question, with the input of the moderator and the audience.

MODERATOR: DR GARY VASEY, Partner & Managing Director, COMTECH ADVISORY
JAN VAN DEN BROM, Founder and Managing Partner, AGIBOO
PETER MOORE, Head of Product Management, FIS

14.35

Networking break & Virtual exhibition

  • Pre-arranged meetings
  • Visit of the virtual exhibition

15.05

PANEL DISCUSSION
Getting more from your CTRM systems
  • What are the risk managers’ needs in the CTRM space? How can the providers meet them?
  • In-house development: Is that the new trend? Pros and cons
  • Key success factors for a headache-free implementation
  • What you should expect from your CTRM system, but are too afraid to

MODERATOR: DR GARY VASEY, Partner & Managing Director, COMTECH ADVISORY
SAURABH GOYAL, Founder & Chief Architect, SATOSHI SYSTEMS LIMITED
DAMIAN CAVANAGH, Risk Management Expert
WENDI ORLANDO, VP Product Management Trading & Risk, ENVERUS

15.45

SPOTLIGHT
Green transformation in metals trading – The perspective of the LME
  • General 2020 update
  • Responsible Sourcing
  • Sustainability
  • New products and initiatives

CHRISTIAN MILDNER, Head of Corporate Sales – Physical Market Specialist, LME

16.15

Virtual drinks reception, free networking & Entertainment

17.15

END OF comrisk

DAY ONE
DAY TWO

Commodities People
Level 39
One Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London E14 5AB
+44 20 7111 1615

 

Commodities People
Level 39
One Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London E14 5AB
+44 20 7111 1615