Our trade team provides sector specific financing advice
Our trade team advises on the full range of financing options such as structured trade and commodities finance, general trade and trade finance (including Letters of Credit and other payment mechanisms), export finance, supply chain financing and receivables financing. Our clients include some of the world’s leading commodities producers, trading houses, banks, trade finance institutions, commodity funds, financing consortia and export credit agencies. From credit committee to drawdown our clients look to us for commercial, risk aware advice.
The need for astute finance has never been greater, as the risks that go with international trade activity continue to increase. Sanctions regimes are evolving in a rapidly changing environment and many funders consider emerging markets to carry too much risk for their loan books today.
Our thorough understanding of the legal relationships between parties enables us to help clients avoid the problems that could potentially lead to a default.
All of our trade finance lawyers have a high level of awareness of the key commercial issues that pertain to commodity financing today. Combined with our industry knowledge this means that we can handle tough cross-border transactions with ease.