Forfaiting News

ITFA welcomes National Bank of Greece as new member

Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The leading Greek financial services group aims to expand its forfaiting business having joined the ITFA in April 2008. NBG Group has assets of over €84 billion and operates in 10 countries in South Eastern Europe including Cyprus, Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria and countries of the Former Yugoslavia. It has substantial and longstanding trade finance operations […]

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Education seminar ahead of Prague conference

Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

ITFA will stage an education course on 2nd and 3rd September ahead of this year’s annual conference in Prague, which will be open to members and non-members of ITFA. As the latest in its series of education events, ITFA will hold the course at the InterContinental Hotel on the afternoon of Tuesday 2nd and morning […]

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ATFA conference – bigger role for forfaiting as financial markets retrench

Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The 11th annual ATFA conference confirmed that forfaiting is playing a bigger part in global supply chain financing in the wake of the credit crunch. The annual conference of the Association of Trade and Forfaiting in the Americas that took place in Miami 21st to 23rd May was attended by 80 delegates. They were drawn […]

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ITFA Primary Market Guide expected soon

Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The eagerly awaited ITFA guide to the primary forfaiting market is expected to be released before the September conference in Prague. At a 6th May presentation at the offices of City of London lawyers Denton Wilde Sapte, Denton’s partner Simon Cook and ITFA Market Practice Committee Co-Chairman Sean Edwards introduced the first draft of the […]

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34th Annual Forfaiting Conference in Cannes

Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The 34th Annual Forfaiting Conference has taken place in Cannes, France on 5th-7th of September with the highest number of participants. 120 institutions from 32 different countries were represented by more than 200 delegates at the conference. The Agenda, participants list, presentations and more are available for download in the Members’ Area.

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