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2016 CTRM Conference – Speaker Profile – Stanislav Shcheredin

The CTRM Conference will have a strong regulatory focus in the early afternoon and one of the presentations will look at the Impact... continue reading

2016 CTRM Conference – Speaker Profile – Alex Shaw

Mr. Alex Shaw, Business Development Manager for the LME, will deliver a presentation on Warehousing & Beyond: Observations on the Global Commodity Financing... continue reading

2016 CTRM Conference – Speaker Profile – Saurabh Goyal

Here in the second of our speaker profiles, we feature Mr. Saurabh Goyal, of OLAM Europe Ltd. Mr. Goyal will speak on the... continue reading

CTRM Zombies

With the market for ETRM/CTRM software now almost 25 years old, I find it interesting to look back at the litany of vendors and products that have succeeded, disappeared or have simply hung around over that time.... continue reading

Latest News

Oil Industry Shifts From Survival to Growth

(Bloomberg) by Rakteem Katakey – Multibillion-dollar oil and gas deals are back on the table. More than $11 billion of transactions were announced globally in July as crude’s recovery fueled... continue reading

Energy One Ltd expands reach with gas transmission software acquisition

Energy One Ltd (ASX:EOL) has completed the acquisition of the pypIT software business engaged in the scheduling of gas transmission rights for major... continue reading

Welspun scandal follows years of plummeting Egyptian cotton output

By Luc Cohen | NEW YORK Reuters – A scandal involving the alleged sale of falsely labeled Egyptian cotton products by an Indian... continue reading

Bay State Milling, next Go-Live DycoTrade at hand

25-8-2016: DycoTrade’s valued customer Bay State Milling (BSM), a family-owned company with a strategic intent to support the growth of the next generation of grain-based foods in North America... continue reading

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2016 CTRM Conference – Speaker Profile – Stanislav Shcheredin

The CTRM Conference will have a strong regulatory focus in the early afternoon and one of the presentations will look at the Impact of future capital regulation on business model of commodity trading firms. It will be delivered by Mr. Stanislav Shcheredin of PWC. Stanislav Shcheredin Stanislav has about 9 years experience in Risk and Regulation consulting industry leading and implementing enterprise wide risk transformation projects, front to back implementation and quantitative risk measurement and management projects for top tier investment banks, central counterparty clearing houses and commodity dealers. In PwC Stanislav is currently leading an Enterprise Risk Management proposition for commodity dealers in Financial Services Risk & Regulation to bring together commodity trading at... continue reading

2016 CTRM Conference – Speaker Profile – Alex Shaw

Mr. Alex Shaw, Business Development Manager for the LME, will deliver a presentation on Warehousing & Beyond: Observations on the Global Commodity Financing Ecosystem. Given recent scandals around inventory in warehouses used as collateral multiple times, this is a very important topic. The LME has introduced a new software platform – LME Shield – to help with tracking, audit and assurance around inventory in warehouses. About Alex Shaw Alex focuses on the development of new products and services, particularly in relation to warehouse receipting and precious metals. He is also responsible for client engagement for the LBMA Platinum and Palladium Price Discovery Process. Prior to joining the LME, Alex was a Strategy Consultant at Monitor Deloitte, where he led client engagements and teams on projects across financial services.... continue reading

2016 CTRM Conference – Speaker Profile – Saurabh Goyal

Published 24 August 2016 - Here in the second of our speaker profiles, we feature Mr. Saurabh... continue reading

CTRM Zombies

Published 23 August 2016 - With the market for ETRM/CTRM software now almost 25 years old, I find it interesting to look back at the... continue reading

2016 CTRM Conference – Speaker Profile

Published 23 August 2016 - In the run up to the 2016 CTRM Conference, we will feature some of our speakers lined up... continue reading

August In Europe: A Continent On Vacation

Published 19 August 2016 - One thing I know very well is that Americans simply don’t take proper vacations. In Europe, I think... continue reading

Where are They Now?

Published 18 August 2016 - Patrick and I started in the CTRM world early. A long time ago now. We were both at a vendor... continue reading

CTRM Conference Agenda Finalized

Published 17 August 2016 - The agenda of the CTRM Conference is now mostly finalized with only confirmation of initial roundtable panelists now... continue reading

CTRM Conference Regulatory Panel Finalised

Published 15 August 2016 - The 2016 CTRM Conference to be held October 27th in London will look at CTRM software in the... continue reading

David and Goliath

Published 10 August 2016 - For the last twenty-years, I have been reliably informed by all sorts of experts that eventually, the CTRM software sector... continue reading

News

Oil Industry Shifts From Survival to Growth

(Bloomberg) by Rakteem Katakey – Multibillion-dollar oil and gas deals are back on the table. More than $11 billion of transactions were announced globally in July as crude’s recovery fueled hopes of a steadier market, Wood Mackenzie Ltd. said. That’s the highest monthly total this year and brings the amount since May to $32 billion, triple that of the previous three months. Dealmaking will continue to accelerate as oil prices stabilize, according to the consulting firm. Exxon Mobil Corp. and Statoil ASA were among the buyers after crude’s rebound from a 12-year low earlier this year bolstered confidence. Acquisitions will allow the companies to ensure future growth as the industry has slashed $1 trillion in spending to protect their balance sheets during the downturn.  “The extreme oil price volatility in the... continue reading

Energy One Ltd expands reach with gas transmission software acquisition

Energy One Ltd (ASX:EOL) has completed the acquisition of the pypIT software business engaged in the scheduling of gas transmission rights for major gas pipelines, for $1.5 million in cash. Energy One’s current software products manage, for large gas customers (known as shippers), the contracting process for the movement and delivery of gas to a specific point on a given pipeline. The pypIT software receives these gas contracts on behalf of pipeline operators and process them in order to schedule the gas for delivery. The acquisition will initially bring in about $572,000 in annual revenue and circa $381,000 EBITDA to Energy One. Most importantly, the acquisition provides a strategic addition to Energy One’s stable of... continue reading

Welspun scandal follows years of plummeting Egyptian cotton output

Published 25 August 2016 - By Luc Cohen | NEW YORK Reuters – A scandal involving the... continue reading

Bay State Milling, next Go-Live DycoTrade at hand

Published 25 August 2016 - 25-8-2016: DycoTrade’s valued customer Bay State Milling (BSM), a family-owned company with a strategic intent to support the growth... continue reading

Think zinc: miners bet big on revival in key base metal market

Published 24 August 2016 - By James Regan | SYDNEY Reuters – Resource companies are racing to dig zinc mines, betting that markets... continue reading

This ‘Hot Commodity’ Is Destined to Cool Off Soon: Citigroup

Published 23 August 2016 - (Bloomberg) by Jasmine Ng – Iron ore, dubbed by Citigroup Inc. as one of the hot commodities of 2016,... continue reading

LNG slump, cost cutting spur rare output curb at Australian plant

Published 19 August 2016 - (Reuters) by Sonali Paul – Spending cuts and weak global liquefied natural gas... continue reading

Oil traders rush to secure vessels as U.S.-Europe export arb opens

Published 18 August 2016 - (Reuters) by Catherine Ngai and Liz Hampton – A rare opening of an... continue reading

Welcome to the ‘Meat Casino’! The Cattle Futures Market Descends Into Chaos

Published 18 August 2016 - By Kelsey Gee Wall Street Journal – CHICAGO—Wild swings in the cattle... continue reading

CTRM Community

NIFTEM ready to help entrepreneurs willing to innovate in food processing

Ajit Kumar, vice-chancellor, National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, said that his institution is ready to help entrepreneurs who are willing to innovate in... continue reading

India’s leading seed firms launch Federation of Seed Industry of India

India’s top seed and seed technology companies, including Bayer, Dow Agro, DuPont Pioneer, Mahyco, Metahelix, Monsanto, Namdhari, Rasi Seeds, Shriram Bioseeds and Syngenta, launched the Federation... continue reading

PM markets: wheat futures plunge to new 10-year lows

Heavy supplies and the stronger dollar sends wheat sharply down, breaking out of its trading band to fresh lows Read More... continue reading

Oil on the backfoot as confusion swirls

Source: Financial Times, 27th August 2016 Although Iran agrees to attend meeting next month, it insists its production cannot be capped Read the full article on... continue reading

Chinese corn prices could extend 25% decline, says IGC

Subsidy reforms may spur further declines in China’s corn prices – whose fate is viewed as having a big influence on US values too Read More... continue reading

Fears spread over potential squeeze on milling wheat supplies

Rabobank, Gleadell and US Wheat Associates follow the IGC in alerting over quality setbacks to the world’s bumper wheat harvest Read More... continue reading

Reforming Poland’s renewable industry

How will recent changes to Poland’s Renewable Energy Sources Act impact the country’s energy landscape? Ian Wood and Rob Broom from King & Wood Mallesons investigate.... continue reading

OPEC members’ net oil export revenue in 2015 drops to lowest level since 2004

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) earned $404 billion in net oil export revenue in 2015, according to U.S. Energy Information Administration... continue reading

Industry Voices

The latest trends in near shoring / Human Capital

At a recent gathering of CIO’s from some of the commodities traders it became clear that ‘near shoring’ is again the flavor of the month.... continue reading

REMIT Reporting is nearly done – can we now forget about European regulation?

There are now only a few days to go until the second, and final, reporting deadline under REMIT, on 7th April. From that date, all... continue reading

The nu-clear Future

Researched and written by Paul Cassar of MJMEnergy Ltd – http://www.mjmenergy.com “Opponents of nuclear misread the science. It is safe and reliable. The challenge, as... continue reading

Key CTRM Recruitment Findings

Commoditas Partners has published its key CTRM Recruitment findings based on data collected through interviews with hiring managers of leading trading and investment companies, system... continue reading

CTRM Recruitment update with Carl Vellenoweth of Commoditas Partners

Spike in LNG CTRM skills Over the last 18 months there’s been an increasing number of multi-national and national oil companies setting up trading hubs,... continue reading

Iron Ore: swapping the physical for the paper trade

By Ami Katschinski, Trayport’s Head of Global Commodities, offers his views on the future of the global iron ore market The iron ore markets have... continue reading

Are you ready for the digital revolution of recruitment?

Every good company knows that it’s most important asset is its staff, right? That a good hire can keep a business afloat through low points... continue reading

November CTRM recruitment update with Carl Vellenoweth

In this month’s article, I would like to cover the involvement of social media, CTRM recruitment, and the growing demand for Metals CTRM talent. As... continue reading

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