Historic market developments fueled by the global pandemic and geopolitical events are impacting all facets of commodity firm operations, from the C-suite to legal, compliance, risk and back-office functions. FIA Forum: Commodities 2022 returns to Houston on 21-22 June to tackle the issues that are top of mind for physical commodity and derivatives market participants and service providers in energy, agriculture and metals.

Event Type: Seminar

Location Name:
The Houstonian, 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston TX 77024
Start Date/Time:
21 June 2022, 8:00 AM EDT
End Date/Time:
22 June 2022, 2:00 PM EDT

Sessions will examine commercial and operational risks for firms: commodity market trends and volatility, the impact of margin constraints on liquidity and hedging and lessons learned from recent market disruptions in the US and Europe. Sessions will also focus on legal and compliance risks: federal and state policy and regulations; CFTC, FERC, SRO and exchange enforcement and investigations, trade surveillance and compliance programs, sanctions, position limits, reporting…the list goes on. They will also explore how these issues bring opportunities for the industry.

The Forum will showcase FIA’s deep bench of industry expertise, including regulators, exchanges, commodity firms, financial institutions, and law firms and consultants. The full program schedule can be accessed below. For lawyers in attendance: seven CLE credit hours are pending in Texas, Virginia and Illinois.