Announcements


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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GTR US 2021 New York, 8 December – Discounts for ITFA members

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

We are pleased to announce that ITFA will be partnering with Global Trade Review (GTR) for its upcoming event; GTR US 2021 New York. GTR is returning to Manhattan on December 8!

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Final programme ITFA year-end Market Update Seminar and Christmas Party 2021 – 6 December

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

The ITFA Board wishes to invite its members to the ITFA Christmas Party 2021. This year’s event is taking place on Monday 6 December 2021 at Savage Garden Rooftop Bar of the Doubletree, Tower of London Hotel. We have hired the entire 12th floor to accommodate our expected numbers and give you more space to mingle and network.

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DNI Initiative attracts more institutions committed to drive adoption of MLETR

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

The DNI Initiative has established the most specialised community of technology firms, financial institutions, corporates and additional stakeholders committed to digitise trade documents and negotiable instruments as per UNCITRAL MLETR-compatible laws.

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Accelerated Payments joins ITFA and TFD Initiative

Monday, November 15th, 2021

We are delighted to welcome Accelerated Payments to ITFA and to TFD Initiative, our flagship trade distribution community.

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Coriolis Technologies announces Working Group to tackle ESG in International Trade

Friday, November 12th, 2021

Coriolis Technologies, a leading producer of data, analytics and insight into trade flows and supply chains, is pleased to announce several new partners to a non-competitive working group for organisations involved in the facilitation of international trade wishing to align the industry around a common standard for the monitoring and the measurement of ESG impact.

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New message on Dear CEO letter

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Following our recent messages on the “Dear CEO” letter on financial crime risks in trade finance sent by the UK Regulators (see here for a copy of their letter and here and here for our two previous communications) we have now heard back from them on our additional question regarding their guidance on the use of credit insurance.

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ITFA and VEFI Christmas Cocktail 2021

Friday, November 5th, 2021

ITFA and the Association of Forfaiters in Switzerland (VEFI) would like to invite you to the ITFA and VEFI Christmas Cocktail 2021. This event is being held in Zurich on Thursday, 2 December 2021 from 17:30 hrs till 20:00 hrs. To view the formal invite, please click here. This event is sponsored by ITFA.

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ITFA responds to UK PRA and FCA letter on trade finance

Friday, November 5th, 2021

As we announced in our communication of 6th October, ITFA responded to the “Dear CEO “ letter sent out by the UK Regulators on 9th September 2021 and asked for clarification on some of their guidance. A copy of the Regulator’s letter is here and our response is here.

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Royal Institute of Philosophy Lecture

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Dr. Joanna Burch-Brown of the Philosophy Faculty of Bristol University and the opening speaker at our 2021 Annual conference, has been invited to deliver a prestigious lecture at the Royal Institute of Philosophy. So impressed was she by her conference experience that she has chosen to speak on the philosophy of green finance, the subject of her conference presentation.

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Virtual Conference – Future of Strategy 2021: Beyond Sustainability, 8-12 November

Monday, November 1st, 2021

ITFA is pleased to announce that Coriolis Technologies is delighted to be running a third, virtual conference between the 8th and 12th November 2021.

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Insurance Committee Communication

Monday, November 1st, 2021

Today is an important day in the EU’s regulatory agenda with the publication of two pieces of draft legislation intended to implement the remaining elements of the Basel Accord on Banking regulatory capital: the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR3) and the Capital Requirements Directive (CRD6).

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