ITFA Martin Ashurst Trade Finance Mentoring Scheme – 2021

Sunday, February 14th, 2021

We are calling on all prospective mentors and mentees to join the 2021 cohort of the ITFA Martin Ashurst Trade Finance Mentoring Scheme. We are aiming to launch this year’s programme on the 12th March, coinciding with the forthcoming ITFA Emerging Leaders (“EL”) Webinar on vaccine rollout. Expressions of interest from prospective mentors and mentees should be submitted by Sunday 7th March.

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Two major fintech players join ITFA

Monday, February 8th, 2021

Established in January 2018, the ITFA fintech committee immediately attracted a dozen of members, and an additional twenty since then.

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Webinar: UK and EU Trade Cooperation Agreement Virtual Event – 25 February

Friday, February 5th, 2021

ITFA and Clifford Chance invite you to an exploration of the new UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement, the blueprint for future relations between the bloc and the United Kingdom. Economists and lawyers will draw out the costs, look at where opportunities might lie and how the agreement works with particular reference to trade finance.

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Webinar – Supply Chain Finance in 2021 – 17 February

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

A joint webinar hosted by ITFA and Demica, where our expert panel will share their views on how the working capital landscape – impacted by regulation, digitalisation and (hopefully) vaccination – is changing in 2021 and what funders need to consider as we start the year. The webinar will be held on 17 February 2021 at 14:00 GMT.

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Supply Chain Finance Summit, 26th – 27th January 2021, Virtual – Special Discounts for ITFA Members

Friday, January 8th, 2021

We are pleased to be partnering with BCR Publishing at the 6th annual Supply Chain Finance Summit. This is an important opportunity to learn about the latest trends, ideas and developments transforming working capital and supply chain management. This online event will take place between 26-27 January 2021.

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TXF CPRI: Trade, Commodity & Export Finance Virtual 2021, 4 February – Special Discounts for ITFA Members

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

We are excited to be partnering with TXF at the upcoming TXF CPRI: Trade, Commodity & Export Finance Virtual 2021, a festival of debate and relationship building for banks, traders, exporters, brokers, insurers & law firms involved in the credit and private insurance market, taking place on February 4.

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Survey – it will only take a few minutes to complete

Monday, January 4th, 2021

To get the New Year off to a positive start, ITFA has partnered with the International Chamber of Commerce to commission research to make the case for digitising documents of title (Bills of Lading, Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes) ahead of a prospective reform of UK law in 2021/2022. We would greatly appreciate it if you would spare 10 minutes or so of your time to complete the questionnaire which is a key part of this research.

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UK Japan Free Trade Virtual Summit – 20 January 2021

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

The ITFA Board is pleased to inform you about the UK-Japan Free Trade Summit, a one-day virtual event, which will take placeon the 20th of January 2021. We are delighted to inform you that ITFA has secured 2 passes, each with a 50% discount for ITFA members to attend this event. As is customary, the discounted passes will be available to […]

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ITFA Annual General Meeting 2020 – Virtual

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

May we take the opportunity to inform all ITFA members, in particular the Main Delegate for each member institution, to join us at the virtual AGM 2020, where a number of important votes will be taken.

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GTR Nordics Virtual 2020, 10/11 November – discounts for ITFA members

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that ITFA will be partnering with Global Trade Review (GTR) for its upcoming event GTR Nordics 2020 taking place virtually on November 10-11.

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ITFA EL Competition – Judging

Friday, September 18th, 2020

Despite this most unusual year, ITFA as the global trade finance industry body has continued to demonstrate its commitment to the industry, our members, and of course, the emerging leaders in trade finance. As such, following the very successful launch of the Emerging Trade Financier Award last year when we had 11 different projects submitted for the jury to consider, this year’s edition proved to be even more successful.

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ADGM’s Consultation On Proposed Electronic Transactions Regulations

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the award-winning international financial centre located in Abu Dhabi, announced today that it has published a public consultation paper on its proposed Electronic Transactions Regulations aiming at putting parties engaging in electronic transactions at ease in terms of degree of certainty.

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