ITFA Martin Ashurst Mentoring Scheme 2023

Thursday, December 1st, 2022

We are calling on all prospective mentors and mentees to join the 2023 cohort of the ITFA Martin Ashurst Trade Finance Mentoring Scheme. Expressions of interest from prospective mentors and mentees should be submitted by 20th January 2023.

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ITFA and Fitch Ratings on Developments in Trade Finance Funds, 29 November 2022

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022

We invite you to a panel webinar on trade finance funds to be jointly held by ITFA and Fitch Ratings on November 29th at 2:00pm GMT. To register please click here.

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ITFA’s Full Publication – White Paper on Sustainable Trade Finance and African Trade

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

ITFA is proud to announce the publication of its full White Paper on sustainable trade finance and African trade, following consultation with the industry on its positioning paper published in October 2022. Produced by the ITFA team and Kleos Advisory, this White Paper seeks to give an African voice to the evolving debate on sustainability standards for trade.

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BCR and ITFA: Trade and Investment Finance Forum 2023, 9 March – Discounts For ITFA Members

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

ITFA is delighted to join BCR to co-host the first Trade and Investment Finance Forum (TIF23), which is going to be held on 9 March 2023 at SMBC Bank, 100 Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 2AT.

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Certificate in Digital Trade Strategy (CDTS), ICC Academy – special discounts for ITFA members

Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

ITFA is delighted to partner with the ICC Academy to bring an in-depth online course to the market. The course is titled: Certificate in Digital Trade Strategy (CDTS).

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ITFA Africa Regional Committee Elections

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

The second ITFA Africa Regional Committee (“ARC”) elections are scheduled to take place in November 2022. During the first five years of operation since its foundation, the Committee achieved a number of significant wins for trade finance in Africa.

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8th Annual Alternative Receivables Finance Forum: 23-24 November 2022: Discounts for ITFA Members

Friday, October 7th, 2022

ITFA is delighted to partner with BCR for their 8th Annual Alternative Receivables Finance Forum 2022 (A&RF), hosted by Clifford Chance on 23-24 November in London.

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Revision to the ITFA Position Paper on Sustainability and African Trade Finance

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

Further to the ITFA communication dated 28th September, we would like to make you aware that we have made some minor amendments to the positioning paper on Sustainable Trade Finance and African Trade.

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Register today for Shining the spotlight on fraud in trade

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Fraud in trade, receivables, and supply chain finance: it’s out there … hiding in plain sight. Don’t let it be your next big shock. Join industry leaders during this Interactive Forum taking place on October 4 th (8:00 PDT/11:00 EDT/16:00 BST/17:00 CEST/19:00 GST) to discuss fraud risk in trade finance, its impact and what we need to do next.

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ITFA 48th Annual Conference – Porto – A BIG Thank You To All Who Attended!

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

The ITFA team would like to thank all those who attended our 48th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference.

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DNI Initiative – Lloyds Bank takes the lead in adopting ITFA’s dDOC and ePU

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

We are thrilled to share breaking news with regards to Lloyds Bank – member of ITFA’s DNI Initiative.

Under legal guidance, Lloyds Bank developed a digital promissory note – a solution that works within contract law and utilises the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s (ITFA) dDOC specifications, under the Digital Negotiable Instrument Initiative (DNI Initiative).

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ITFA Annual General Meeting (AGM), Porto – 8th September 2022

Friday, July 8th, 2022

In anticipation of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 8th September in Porto during our annual conference

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