Afore Consulting 7th Annual FinTech and Regulation conference

Monday, February 6th, 2023

The ITFA Board is pleased to inform you that Afore Consulting are gearing up for their 7th Annual FinTech and Regulation conference that is taking place virtually next Tuesday and Wednesday 7 and 8 February.

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GTR MENA 2023, Dubai – Additional 2 Discounted Tickets

Thursday, January 26th, 2023

The ITFA Board would like to remind it’s members that ITFA has partnered with Global Trade Review (GTR) for GTR MENA 2023, taking place in Dubai on February 21-22, 2023, for a two-day physical gathering.

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ITFA Martin Ashurst Mentoring Scheme 2023 – Deadline Extension

Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

It is that time of the year again – we are calling on all prospective mentors and mentees to join the 2023 cohort of the ITFA Martin Ashurst Trade Finance Mentoring Scheme.

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ITFA/BAFT Sullivan English law opinions on UK CRR and New York law opinion

Friday, January 6th, 2023

To get 2023 off to a good start, we are delighted to send our members a belated Christmas present in the shape of the CRR opinions on the English and New York law master participation agreements (for the 2008 and 2019 English law versions and the New York 2019 version all as updated for LIBOR transition).

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Season’s Greetings

Thursday, December 22nd, 2022

Happy Holidays and a very Safe & Prosperous New Year 2023!

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Alert Regulatory Update

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

Great progress has been made in 2022 by the Regulatory Sub-Committee of the ITFA Insurance Committee working closely with Afore Consulting in achieving wide European member state support for the enabling clause, Article 506, included in the EU CRR 3 draft*.

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Mercore joins DNI Initiative

Monday, December 19th, 2022

Mercore Group is delighted to join the DNI Initiative. Mercore is a global trade focused fintech group with deep foundations in anti-financial crime. The group focuses on (1) the provision of due diligence and risk management solutions and (2) the arrangement and provision of finance to trade, supply chain and other commercial transactions.

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BCR Publishing: 9th Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit, 24/25 Jan ’23 – Madrid, ITFA member discounts

Friday, December 16th, 2022

ITFA is pleased to announce that we are partnering with BCR, who will be organizing the 9th Annual Supply Chain Finance Summit in Madrid between 24 and 25 January 2023.

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ITFA launches a Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement Template

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

ITFA is pleased to announce a new template that is being made available to its members in order to facilitate transactional information sharing.

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Thank You For Attending The Seminar & Christmas Parties On 5 December 2022, London and New York City

Monday, December 12th, 2022

The ITFA Board was overwhelmed by the record numbers in attendance at the ITFA Seminar and Christmas Party which was held on Monday 5th December at the DoubleTree Tower Bridge Hotel, London.

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Demica’s 2023 Annual Benchmark Survey

Tuesday, December 6th, 2022

At the request of Demica, a member of the ITFA Fintech Committee, we are sending you the recently launched annual benchmarking survey for banks in trade finance. After an overwhelmingly positive response to last year’s benchmark report for banks in trade finance, Demica needs your input for the 2023 survey!

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Uniform Rules for Transferable Electronic Payment Obligations (URTEPO)

Monday, December 5th, 2022

As new technology and legislation ushers in the ability to create electronic payment obligations, ITFA is proud to announce the publication of a unique set of rules covering the transfer of these obligations. We believe that the rules will provide the industry with a robust framework within which to operate with confidence, and enable the modernisation of the traditional forfaiting market.

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