AGENDA
DAY ONE
DAY TWO

Timings are in British Summer Time.

08.30

virtual coffee


Compliance, legal &
regulatory risks

Risk technology

9.00

PRESENTATION
IMO 2020: A few months in, feedback on how implementation went
PRESENTATION
Developing your digital capacities and achieve the digital transition
  • 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?
  • Top 3 priorities if you’re setting up your data centre
  • Getting the buy-in from the rest of the company
  • Transparency and constant communication
  • How do you review and change models?
  • Partners, employees’ skills: Who to work with and who to avoid
  • How to achieve integration of legacy technology and new tools like AI

SUYASH SHRIVASTAVA, Manager Solution Design Team, MAERSK GROUP
VIJAY CHAKRAVARTHY, Global Head of Risk, ED&F MAN GROUP
GEORG RITTER, Data Scientist, MAREX SPECTRON
RENÉ GREINER, Global Trading Analytics Technology Lead & Service Owner, CARGILL

09.30

presentation
Understanding the regulatory landscape for commodity trading to avoid issues down the line
Debate
From 09.45 – System selection risk – Multi-commodity system vs commodity specific system
  • 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.

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
SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE FROM AGIBOO

10.00

presentation
Sanctions: Keeping up with them
case study
from 10.10 – Implementation story
  • 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, Senior Associate, EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND

Senior Representative FROM ENUIT
VINEET KOHLI, President & CEO, MITSUBISHI CORPORATION RTM INTERNATIONAL PTE. LTD

10.30

Networking & Pre-arranged meetings


Financial risks and insurance

Risk technology – Continued

11.00

presentation
Sustainable finance – The other aspect of the ecologic transition
PANEL DISCUSSION
Trade surveillance: The technical angle
  • Impact on investments
  • How could this affect trading?
  • Criteria for companies’ categorisation: Share of revenue vs Earnings or investments

CANAN TULUM, Head of Treasury & Trade Finance, PETROINEOS TRADING

  • Is sourcing the data the biggest challenge?
  • Calibrating a system
  • Debating the eternal conundrum: Buy vs Build

11.30

PANEL DISCUSSION
How to choose functional and financing currency
CASE STUDY
from 11.40 – RPA for risk functions – How does it work?

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

In this case study, we’ll hear how RPA has been used in risk functions

12.05

cASE sTUDY
Counterparty risk management best practices
PRESENTATION
FROM 12.00 – A digital journey story

SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE FROM BRADY

12.25

Lunch break & Networking

13.25

PANEL DISCUSSION
COUNTERPARTY RISK: MITIGATING THE MID-TERM TO LONG-TERM IMPACT OF COVID-19
PANEL DISCUSSION
FROM 12.20 – Getting more from your CTRM systems
  • Increased pressure to do business:
  • What it means for credit department?
  • How is your due diligence process changing?
  • KYC procedures: Is standardisation still a priority?
  • In which case should you transfer the risk to intermediaries (Insurance, third parties)? What is the cost vs benefit ratio?
  • How have banks acted during this crisis?
  • Credit impact of integrating ESG factors into transactions

NICOLAI ZOLLER, Head of Credit Risk, LME CLEAR
SYLVAIN BETTINELLI, Chief Risk Officer, Nibulon
MIHAIL MANASOV, Head of Trading, RJH TRADING

  • 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

COLIN COOPER, Vice President EMEA, EKA
FEDERICA STRUMIA-MICHELINI, Head of RISK & Control, NESTE

3 SECTORS – 3 PERSPECTIVES
In this section you’ll hear from metals, agri products and oil & energy professionals on 3 pressing issues within the commodity trading sector. They’ll share their take on the COVID-19 recovery, the ecological transition as well as the digital transition: What is looks like in their sector, what actions they’re taking/seeing, the road ahead. Each session includes 3 short 10-minute presentations and incorporates a 30-minute discussion.
14.05
The COVID-19 recovery
15.05
The ecological transition
16.05
The digital transition
17.05

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