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From time-to-time we publish reports and analysis which provide an in-depth view of specific issue or topics which have an impact on our clients' businesses and the markets in which they operate.

Thought leadership

  • The maritime arbitration universe in numbers: will Brexit impact London's standing?
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    Looking back on the rather bumpy ride of the last few years, the maritime industry is taking stock. Global economic challenges have impacted shipping as the industry is faced with significant geo-political change, including the UK’s surprise vote to exit the European Union. Shipping 
  • Shipping Insight: Who Rules the Waves?
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    Welcome to the first of our HFW Shipping Insight reports, a series of four publications focussing on a range of issues critical to the shipping industry in 2017. Shipping 
  • Financing the future: looking ahead in commodity trade finance
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    HFW have partnered with Global Trade Review (GTR) to produce an industry-wide trade finance report which was launched at the Global Commodity Trade Finance Conference in Lugano, Switzerland on 25 October. Commodities  Finance  London  Paris  Brussels  Geneva  Piraeus  Dubai  Shanghai  Singapore  Hong Kong  Brazil  Riyadh  Beirut  Kuwait  Australia 
  • Global Partnerships Report 2016
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    The three most important trends of the changing economy: inward investment, cleaner energy and partnerships that truly help societies Corporate  London  Paris  Brussels  Geneva  Piraeus  Dubai  Shanghai  Hong Kong  Singapore  Brazil  Riyadh  Beirut  Kuwait  Australia 
  • Assessing the impact of international trade sanctions, October 2015
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    Sanctions remain high on the commercial agenda, with businesses keen to understand the nature of the restrictions; the extent to which they can trade with countries which are subject to sanctions; and how to ensure compliance.
  • Sanctions special report: helping your business build an effective risk management programme, September 2015
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    Political developments at a regional and national level present a host of difficulties for enterprises engaged in international commerce. Businesses may find themselves dealing with an uncertain and potentially volatile environment, and legal restrictions may severely restrict their ability to comply with their contractual obligations and pursue their commercial objectives. London  Paris  Brussels  Geneva  Piraeus  Dubai  Shanghai  Hong Kong  Singapore  Melbourne  Sydney  Perth  Brazil  Alliance Offices  EU, Competition and Trade Regulatory  International Trade Regulation  Insurance & Reinsurance  Commodities  Shipping  Financial Institutions  Eastern Europe & Russia 
  • Global trends in international trade and the laws that underpin them, February 2015
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    Identifying and analysing the key trends and the legal issues that need to be resolved to support the further development of international trade.
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