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More with a Whimper than a Bang!

July 7, 2015
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A few last minute regulatory hitches further delayed the end of open outcry trading in Chicago and New York, but if all went according to plan, the delayed closure of the CME NYMEX pits happened on 6th July 2015.

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Calling Oil Lawyers- There is Something Fishy about Bills of Lading!

July 1, 2015
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At last! An answer of sorts to a question that has been bothering me for more than thirty years: where does title to a cargo of oil pass from seller to buyer on a CIF or CFR deal? Don’t nod off yet before you have read a […]

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“The Emir Has No Clothes!”

June 8, 2015
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The European Market Infrastructure Regulation does not fit the market for commodity derivatives. Yet diverse commodity players are being corseted by the regulations, which at the very least require reporting, and for larger companies require clearing or collateralisation of deals. But there are loopholes…..

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What a Difference a Day Makes- to Gas Trading Profits

March 30, 2015
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Anyone trading physical gas in the UK is well aware of the fact that the gas day runs from 6am to 6am, not from midnight to midnight. That is written down in the Gas (Calculation of Thermal Energy) Regulations 1996, but has been the case since the first […]

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