Announcements


DNI Initiative Webinar – Adoption of MLETR – are we heading towards optimal interoperability?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Join us on Tuesday 8 February at 14:00 UK time, 15:00 CET, 09:00 EST for a panel debate on the actual adoption and expected benefits of interoperable trade documents and negotiable instruments as advocated by the Model Law for Electronic Transferrable Records (MLETR).

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Opportunity for ITFA members to co-sponsor ITFA webinars

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Here we are – starting a new calendar year 2022!

However, we seem to be in a familiar scenario, whereby the Covid situation is once again putting us in uncertain circumstances. We will continue to follow the situation closely and endeavour to hold live events in different regions as soon as feasible. In the interim and as requested by some of our members we will hold a series of webinars throughout 2022 in conjunction with physical events when these are possible.

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eURF Call for Applications – Reminder

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

ITFA is in the process of setting up a Working Group, aimed at creating an e-version of the URF800 (eURF), in the same way as the eUCP and eURC, which will assist users handling electronic negotiable instruments.

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ITFA ESG Announcement

Monday, January 10th, 2022

As previously announced at the ITFA Annual Conference in Bristol in October 2021, a new committee focused on the very important topic of ESG has been formed. Today we are pleased to announce the initial committee made up of individuals coming from a wide variety of backgrounds including banks, development banks, fintech, insurance, asset management and research.

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Update from ITFA MERC – UAE workweek

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

On December 7th, 2021 the United Arab Emirates announced it will move its weekend to Saturday and Sunday. The ITFA Middle East will be shifting its work week accordingly to Monday-Friday.

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Season’s Greetings

Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

Happy Holidays and a very Safe & Prosperous New Year 2022!

We would like to thank you for your continued support throughout this year – it is very much appreciated.

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ITFA and VEFI Christmas Party, Switzerland – 2 December 2021

Friday, December 10th, 2021

On December 2nd 2021 the Association of Forfaiters in Switzerland (Vefi) hosted its annual Christmas gathering at one of the traditional guild houses in Zurich.

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Thank you for attending the Seminar & Christmas Party on 6 December 2021

Friday, December 10th, 2021

The ITFA Board was overwhelmed by the attendance at the ITFA seminar and Christmas Party held on Monday 6th December at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton London. We would like to thank each and every one of you who has shown support for the Association during such a difficult year.

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SAVE THE DATE – ITFA 48TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, PORTO – 7-9 SEPTEMBER 2022

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

The ITFA Board is delighted to announce that next year’s 48th ITFA Annual Conference will be held in Porto, between 7-9 September 2022. So please SAVE THE DATE!

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FCI Academy – Supply Chain Finance & Reverse Factoring e-learning Course – Discounted price for ITFA members

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

The ITFA Board is pleased to announce that ITFA will partner with FCI Academy on the following online course: Supply Chain Finance & Reverse Factoring e-learning.

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RFIx’22 by BCR Publishing – 09 – 10 March 2022 – Discounts for ITFA members

Tuesday, November 30th, 2021

The ITFA Board is pleased to announce that ITFA will partner with BCR Publishing on the following hybrid event: RFIx’22 – 22nd Receivables Finance International Convention, which will be held in London at the offices of Clifford Chance on 9-10 March and will bring together in person, senior receivables finance executives from around the world, with live streaming also available.

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eURF – Call for Applications

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021

During the 2021 ITFA conference, Professor Sarah Green provided additional insight into how the Law Commission is working with the UK Government to reform English law to allow the creation of electronic trade documents. Professor Green’s presentation can be viewed here Presentations (itfa.org). ITFA has contributed to the consultation and reform process.

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