ITFA progress on Trade Digitization in 2021

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

When BAFT, ICC and ITFA wrote their joint paper in 2020 on the measures banks and others were taking to deal with effects of Covid-19, we expressed some hope, in the then darkness, that the pace of digitalisation would increase and provide solutions for many of the problems the world was then facing.

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Two Singapore-based fintechs join ITFA

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

We are delighted to welcome two Singapore-based technology providers to ITFA and to our Fintech Committee: #dltledgers and 360tf.

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ITFA LIVE – YOU ARE NO LONGER ON MUTE! Annual Conference – Bristol 2021

Monday, July 12th, 2021

Back and in the flesh, ITFA is overwhelmingly delighted and pleased to announce that the much awaited ITFA Annual Conference – LIVE is here at last. So please SAVE THE DATE!

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ICC MEXICO – The Digital Future Of Trade And Supply Chain Finance – July 6 – 8, 2021 – discounted passes

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

ITFA is delighted to be partnering with ICC Mexico for the upcoming event ‘The Digital Future of Trade and Supply Chain Finance’, being held virtually on July 6 – 8, 2021.

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ITFA LIVE Event – Save The Date – 12 August 2021

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

As announced a few weeks ago, the ITFA Board is extremely excited to let you know about its very first in person event of 2021. We are back for our first live event of the year – the ITFA NERC Summer Party.

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ADGM Consultation

Monday, June 28th, 2021

ITFA’s valued partner Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM), has published a Consultation Paper (CP) to help facilitate the use of non-face-to-face digital verification of identity (termed “eKYC”) in ADGM and mitigate associated risks. Please see the Media Release here and CP landing page here.

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Update to the ITFA Guide to Structured Letters of Credit

Friday, June 25th, 2021

Following the publication of the Guide in April 2021, the wording of section 5.2 has been amended to clarify the case law analysis referring to the position in China.

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The ADGM Digital Lab facilitates adoption of electronic transferrable records

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Interest around electronic transferrable records continues to grow and various jurisdictions around the world are working on legislative changes.

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Bringing negotiable instruments into the digital world

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

We are delighted to share the 2nd edition of ITFA’s manual on digital negotiable instruments, produced in collaboration with members of the DNI Initiative. We are also grateful to Trade Finance Global for helping in our efforts to gain visibility for the second edition.

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Webinar on Fraud from an Insurer’s perspective – organised by the ITFA insurance committee

Monday, June 21st, 2021

The ITFA Insurance Committee is pleased to invite ITFA members to join a webinar which tackles Fraud in Trade from an Insurer’s perspective. The webinar will be held on 25th June at 2pm BST.

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Launched: The ITFA-TFG LIBOR for Trade Finance hub

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

ITFA and Trade Finance Global Trade (TFG) have today launched the LIBOR transition for trade finance hub.

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ITFA Digital Negotiable Instruments – 2nd edition

Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

We are delighted to share with you the second edition of the manual on Digital Negotiable Instruments. This manual is a deliverable of our DNI Initiative which aims to bring negotiable instruments in the digital world.

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