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Trade and Commodity Finance Masterclass

Moody's Analytics
Course summary
Length: 3 days
Location: London
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Course description

Trade and Commodity Finance Masterclass

Trade and Commodity Finance Masterclass - a 3-day training programme by Moody's Analytics

Delivered over three days of training, the Moody's Trade and Commodity Finance Masterclass instructs delegates in the key tools and techniques of Trade and Commodity Finance.

Using real life examples, the 3-day programme focuses on the risks associated with these transactions and how they can be analysed, mitigated and/or transferred effectively. Combining presentations with case studies and practical exercises, it explores the different roles and requirements of the parties involved and ensures participants develop the skills to:

  • Pinpoint he key risks faced by importers and exporters
  • Choose the trade finance products that best meet customer needs
  • Assess the risk mitigation characteristics of the products
  • Put forward trade financing structures that are accepted by bankers & their clients

The highly practical workshop is delivered by practitioners for practitioners

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • TCF Managers and support staff
  • Credit Analysts
  • Wholesale Bankers working in and with emerging markets
  • Internal Auditors
  • Letter of Credit staff looking to update their knowledge and expand their product base
  • Relationship managers

Training Course Content

Day 1

Session 1

  • Trade Finance – Risks and Opportunities
    - On/Off balance sheet finance
    - Considerations for the trading client
  • Group exercises

Session 2

  • ‘Incoterms’ – Their role in the contract
  • Documents of International Trade
  • Documentary Collections
    - The process
    - The Uniform Rules for Collections
    - Financing implications
  • Group Exercises

Day 2

Session 3

  • Documentary Credits
    - Types of L/C
    - The process and risk transfer implications
    - ICC Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits
    - Financing under L/C’s
  • Back-to-Back & Transferable Credits
    - Financing a middleman - maintaining transactional control
  • Guarantees and Bonds
    - Bid, Performance & other bonding requirements
    - Standby Letters of Credit
  • Case Study

Session 4

  • Syndicating the risk
    - Syndications and Club deals
  • Forfaiting Market
    - Structuring a deal and the market mechanism
  • Factoring
    - The role of an International Factoring Company
    - Full Service or Invoice Discounting
  • Group exercises

Day 3

Session 5

  • Commodity Markets
    - The Players and their Requirements
    - Transactional finance
    - Taking security
    - Risks and risk mitigants
    - Use of Futures/Derivatives markets
    - Hedging v Speculation
    - Risk sharing
    - Use of Letters of Indemnity

Session 6

  • Export Credit Agencies
    - Their role as risk takers
  • Islamic Finance Structures
  • Comprehensive concluding case study

Expenses

The cost of this financial training course is £2,795 + VAT per delegate (pricing for Europe & Africa).

In-house training

The course can also be customised and delivered in-house to meet your team's specific training requirements.

About provider

Moody's Analytics - Finance & Risk Training Programmes

Moody's Analytics - Essential insight serving global financial markets

A unit of Moody's Corporation, Moody's Analytics operates to help capital markets and credit risk management practitioners across the world develop their skills in order to better respond to an evolving marketplace. Through their experience and expertise, Moody's Analytics offer...


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Contact info

Moody's Analytics

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NY 10007 New York

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Anon   |   02/03/2015
What was the most useful part of the course? – What was the least useful part of the course? – What post-course support from your employer is required to enable you to apply your learning? – What further topics would you be interested in? – Other comments: –
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Anon   |   02/03/2015
What was the most useful part of the course? – What was the least useful part of the course? – What post-course support from your employer is required to enable you to apply your learning? – What further topics would you be interested in? – Other comments: –
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Anon   |   02/03/2015
What was the most useful part of the course? Everything is organized very well. What was the least useful part of the course? All the parts of the course was useful. What post-course support from your employer is required to enable you to apply your learning? – What further topics would you be interested in? Trade and Commodity Finance, Credit ...
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