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Commodities seminar: Trading in troubled waters

HFW's global commodities team and the British Embassy in Tokyo will be hosting an afternoon seminar to discuss current issues affecting the commodities sector.


21 January 2016


Tokyo Embassy, Japan


Topics will include:

  • The decline in commodity prices and the associated contractual risks.
  • The recoverability of hedging losses.
  • Use of freezing injunction and imprisonment orders in recovering debts.
  • UAn update on the OW Bunkers saga and its ramifications.
  • A drinks reception will conclude the seminar, where delegates will have the opportunity to network freely following the formal presentations and Q&A session.

If you have any queries regarding this event, or to register your interest in attending, please contact us at

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