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Trade, Commodities and Export Finance

Driven by volatile commodity prices, the growth of emerging markets and the economic downturn, the international trade, commodities and export markets have become exceptionally dynamic.

Increasingly complex finance documentation and security structures, as well as new and stricter regulation regimes, mean that a range of new legal challenges and risks have arisen.

Our trade, commodities and export finance team can translate complexity and the increased scrutiny of security structures into practical and efficient solutions. Our in-depth knowledge of the sector and track record in documenting trade, commodities and export financings and our litigators' experience of advising on a large number of disputes in the trade, commodities and export sector allow us to identify and solve any issues upfront, providing our clients with both practical and commercial advice.

Whether trading in physical commodities or commodity derivatives, using commodities to generate cash flows within shari’a-compliant financings, entering into a commodities financing or structuring a complex commodities arbitrage transaction, there are a plethora of diverse legal issues to consider – from documentation to credit mitigation and from regulatory approvals to reputational issues. At Allen & Overy, we bring our expertise in each legal discipline under one product umbrella to offer our clients a seamless solution.

 

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News: 28 JULY 2021

Allen & Overy berät IT- und Digitalisierungsspezialisten Avenga bei wichtiger Refinanzierung im Rahmen der Neuausrichtung

Allen & Overy LLP hat die Avenga Gruppe mit Hauptsitz in Köln bei deren Refinanzierung und gesellschaftsrechtlicher Reorganisation beraten.

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News: 02 JULY 2021

Allen & Overy berät The Riverside Company beim Börsengang von Bike24

Allen & Overy hat den global aktiven Private-Equity-Investor The Riverside Company („Riverside“) beim Börsengang von Bike24, einer führenden E-Commerce-Plattform rund um das Fahrrad, beraten.

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News: 16 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy berät Charterhouse Capital Partners beim Erwerb der Telio-Gruppe

Allen & Overy hat Charterhouse Capital Partners beim Erwerb des Telekommunikations- und Software-Unternehmens Telio von der Deutschen Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) beraten. Die DBAG investiert einen Teil des…

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News: 12 MAY 2021

Allen & Overy baut Banking-Praxis mit Lateral auf Counsel-Ebene aus

Allen & Overy LLP ergänzt die jüngsten internen Counsel-Beförderungen um einen hoch qualifizierten Zugang aus dem Markt: Dr. Jan-Hendrik Bode wird als Counsel die Praxisgruppe Bank- und Finanzrecht…

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Trade commodities and export finance brochure

With geopolitical tensions, a changing Chinese economy and price volatility, the commodities markets are going through turbulent changes. In addition, commodities finance documentation and security structures are becoming increasingly complex, whilst stricter regulatory regimes pose further challenges.