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Norton Rose Fulbright’s commodities team works from a deep understanding of the complex commodity trading business in providing practical and strategic advice to clients. We work with international commodity producers, traders, banks and financial institutions involved in the commodities sector. Our lawyers offer strong product and industry experience, particularly in areas such as agriculture, minerals and metals, and energy (oil and gas).

The international commodities team is based across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East. This means we can provide clients with coordinated, global service and the ability to adapt to constantly changing markets, trade laws and regulations throughout the world.

In the US, Norton Rose Fulbright has considerable experience advising clients in the formation, acquisition and day-to-day operations of commodity trading. Our commodity trading clients are diverse in size and geography and include some of the largest commodity trading companies in the world.

Our areas of work include

  • agribusiness
  • regulation
  • trade and export finance
  • derivatives
  • dispute resolution (including charterparties, cargo and bills of lading, insurance claims, ship interests and affreightment disputes)
  • government investigations
  • WTO and international trade

Awards and accolades

  • Trade Finance Magazine, Deal of the Year: Export-Import Transaction, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC,2014