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Nick leads the London Banking team, focusing on cross-border syndicated lending transactions including in relation to emerging markets, governmental authorities, trade finance (including ECA-backed export finance) and funds finance. He is listed as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 and similarly commended for his work in Chambers & Partners.

Welcome to the June edition of this publication that includes a variety of legal and market focused articles on current topics of interest in the world of trade finance.
In this issue, we feature:
• Trade finance and the efforts to boost intra-African trade
• Developments in the digitization of trade in Singapore
• Lombard North Central Plc v European Skyjets Ltd
• Baker McKenzie partners with the LMA
• Sanctions & Export Control Update

In our previous article, ‘Commodity Finance: the complete security package’ (2021) 5 JIBFL 351, we touched upon how disruption to commodity transactions, as a consequence of lockdowns, has led to the uncovering of fraudulent activities due to enhanced oversight of borrowers’ businesses and how a well-constructed security package can mitigate this risk to a degree. In this follow-up article we examine in detail the different ways in which fraud can manifest itself in commodity finance transactions, the actions lenders can take to try and mitigate against such frauds occurring in the first place and the possible resolutions avail

Welcome to the March edition of this quarterly publication that includes a variety of legal and market focused articles on current topics of interest in the world of trade finance.

As always we hope that you enjoy this edition of Baker McKenzie’s Trade Finance Quarterly Insight and invite you to reach out to any of the contributors or indeed anyone else in the team should you wish to discuss any of the issues covered in this edition or have any other trade finance related queries.

Welcome to the December edition of this quarterly publication that includes a variety of legal and market focused articles on current topics of interest in the world of trade finance. 

In our last edition, COVID-19 was the inevitable link between the articles we featured. In this edition, we bring into focus three major topics that are set to play their part in the global economic recovery process – technology, the transition to risk free rates and the role of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria in the financial markets. 

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We have a proven track record of advising on export credit agency export financings, regularly advising financial institutions, export credit agencies, exporters, producers and corporate borrowers on financing solutions. Please click on the link below to find out more about our ECA Export Finance capabilities. Download

United Kingdom: COVID Corporate Financing Facility, Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, the Future Fund: will they help your business? Overview In an attempt to provide support to as many businesses as possible as they battle the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to deploy…