Hosted by Platts and ZE Power Group, the commodity market risk forum was held at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Singapore with an overwhelming response and interest from the trading community. The forum provided a series of insightful presentations prepared by speakers from KPMG Global Energy Institute and S&P Capital on commodity risk management through market uncertainty.
KPMG’s Head of Risk Consulting, Irving Low, gave an overview of past and recent developments on monitoring and controlling risk within corporations. He outlined the current best practices in governance, risk and compliance with a specific focus on enterprise risk management. Next, KPMG’s Matthew Sullivan, Director, Commodity & Energy Risk Management provided an overview of market best practices in risk management techniques. He also outlined the changes in the regulatory environment between commodity derivatives and commodity futures, with details on central clearing of commodity derivatives and comparison of channels to trade.