Announcements


RFIx – Receivables Finance International Convention 2021 – discounts for ITFA members

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that ITFA will be partnering with BCR for its upcoming 21st annual Receivables Finance International Convention. This flagship event for the receivables finance industry provides an essential update on the latest invoice financing trends, market challenges and innovations. This 3 day event will be held between 18-20th May 2021.

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GBP / SONIA market practice bulletin

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

In addition to the recent joint communication by ITFA and BAFT, the ITFA Market Practice Committee would like to draw attention to some practical considerations for those of you providing trade financing in GBP.

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Greensill in Australia

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

The ripples of the collapse of Greensill continue to be felt around the world not forgetting its home country of Australia. ITFA contributed to this piece published in the Australian Financial Review.

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BCR Webflash – Examining the Greensill Fallout – 11 March 2021

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that ITFA will be partnering with BCR Publishing for its upcoming webflash: Examining the Greensill Falloutwhich will be taking place on Thursday 11th March at 11:00am GMT.

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Women in Trade 2021 – TFG

Monday, March 8th, 2021

We are excited to announce that our media partners, Trade Finance Global (TFG), have today launched Women in Trade 2021, a campaign spotlighting nearly 50 women in global trade, as we celebrate International Women’s Day.

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ITFA Newsflash

Monday, March 8th, 2021

ITFA is aware of recent concerns raised about the supply chain finance market and related-insurance cover. ITFA has provided its members with guidance on payables finance dating back to October 2018 highlighting the importance of the correct use of this critical trade product which has performed well during the Covid-19 pandemic with many programmes expanding both in size and scope of supplier capture.

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Post event summary – UK and EU Trade Co-operation Agreement

Friday, February 26th, 2021

We were very pleased to bring you yesterday’s webinar on the UK and EU Trade Co-operation Agreement partnering with Clifford Chance and Coriolis Technologies. We had a great turnout but the ITFA Board wishes to invite those who missed the webinar or who want to view it again, to click here.

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Engage with the ITFA Market Practice Committee (MPC)

Friday, February 26th, 2021

A list of topics currently being addressed by the MPC has been published in the Member Area of the ITFA website. This list will be updated regularly and posted to the Bulletins section of the MPC Members Area.

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ITFA Insurance Webinar -2021: Continuity and change in the Insurance Market – 5 March 2021

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

The Insurance Committee is thrilled to continue its series of Friday afternoon learning sessions on Insurance related topics with a look at how the Insurance market for Global Transaction Banking will evolve in 2021. This webinar is kindly being sponsored by Texel.

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Emerging Leaders Webinar – Discussing what really matters: Delivering Covid-19 vaccines and PPEs in emerging markets

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

The ITFA Emerging Leaders Committee is pleased to inform you about their upcoming webinar titled ”Discussing what really matters: Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines&PPEs in Emerging Markets.” The webinar will be held on Friday, March 12th 2021 – EDT 8:00 / 13:00 BST / 14:00 CEST / 20:00 CST.

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Joint ITFA / ICC UK consultative session on use of Negotiable Instruments of Title

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Our industry has for many years wanted and pushed for an easier way to use bills of exchange and promissory notes as well as bills of lading. Moving away from paper will revolutionise the way we work, reduce costs, speed up operational tasks and open up new markets for financiers. The challenge is no longer technical. The main challenge is legal and we now have the chance to persuade the UK government to change the law in this area.

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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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