Disputes:

Commodities

Contact Information

For more information, please contact: 

Mike De Laval

Wayne Wilson

Claro’s Commodity consulting practitioners have in-depth expertise throughout the industry, providing consulting services from wellhead, mines, farms & ranches to Wall Street.  Team members have industry and consulting experience with metals, agricultural commodities, and energy & petrochemicals, as well as financial derivatives (equities, interest rates, currencies). The Claro team includes a former trader, Chief Risk Officer and CPAs with trading investigation and compliance experience. Claro’s Commodity team has extensive experience evaluating damages, providing expert opinions, and defending those opinions in courts and arbitrations across the globe.  In addition, this team has helped clients conduct internal investigations, respond to regulator inquiries and investigations, and compliance reviews.

Whether it is assisting producers, consumers or trading firms in disputes with regulators, trading partners or stakeholders, our experts provide consulting services to the full commodity industry value chain.

Litigation Issues

  • Trading Irregularities
  • Trading Disputes
  • CFTC, DOJ, FERC, FCA, and other global trading regular investigations
  • Enforcement Actions
  • White Collar Crime
  • Contract Disputes
  • Royalty / Post-Production Costs (Deductions)

Management, Advisory, Performance Consulting

  • Pricing
  • Portfolio Structure, Risk, Valuation 
  • Transaction Design and Hedging Design and Consultation 
  • Internal Controls Related to Trading (Front, Mid and Back Office)
  • Governance
  • Accounting Irregularities
  • Business Interruption 
  • Valuation of Trade Books
  • Valuation of Hard Assets
Contact Information

For more information, please contact: 

Mike De Laval

Wayne Wilson