Commodity trading in unchartered waters: implications of regulatory change

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Please see our brochure below for more information about the seminar


Joint ICDA/GAFTA/STSA Seminar – 8th March 2017 – Le Richemond – Geneva
Commodity trading in unchartered waters: implications of regulatory change

Sponsored by Société Générale

The seminar tackled a number of themes in the afternoon sessions, these themes included:

  • Regulatory trends in commodity trading
  • Protectionism and international trade policy
  • Impact of non-tariff barriers on cross-border agricultural supply chains
  • SPS standards
  • Unintented consequences of financial regulation
  • The Trump effect
  • Trade reporting challenges
  • Corporate data protection

The seminar was followed by a cocktail reception, sponsored by itarle

More information can be found in the event brochure to the left

Note: ICDA/STSA/GAFTA members enjoy a special registration rate

The Seminar was produced by ICDA, STSA and GAFTA:



Confirmed Seminar Speakers

  • Tony Ricci, Global Head of Compliance for Commodities Markets, Société Générale
  • Philip Goodswen, Senior Lawyer, Cargill
  • Phil Simons, Global Head FI & FX Derivatives, Eurex
  • Jean-Christian Fages, Head of International Execution, Louis Dreyfus Commodities SA
  • Scott Wellcome, Head of Risk, Solaris Commodities SA
  • Dessislava Barzachka, Quality & Sustainability, Bunge
  • Ahmad Mukhtar, Economist , FAO
  • Thomas Schmitz, Head of Sales, Coal, Clearing ISV, EEX
  • Conor Foley, Advisor – Government & Regulatory Affairs, Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Demitri Odeski, Risk Management Officer, Integral Petroleum
  • Garth Ehrhardt Counsellor (Agriculture) Permanent Mission of Canada &
    Chair of WTO Committee on Agriculture
  • Laurent Cousin, Managing Director, Roquette
  • Franck Borgel, Global Head of Commodities Agency Business, Société Générale

The Group Seminar took place at Le Richemond Hotel in Geneva:

Le Richemond
Jardin Brunswick
CH-1201 Geneva

Seminar Event Prices:

Standard Price: 390CHF

Members of ICDA/STSA/GAFTA receive a 100CHF discount

Conor Foley’s presentation slides for the second panel on Financial Regulation