Announcements


LIBOR amendment documents

Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

The transition to risk free rates away from LIBOR affects market standard documentation such as the Master Participation Agreement widely used for distribution of trade assets. ITFA, BAFT and law firm Sullivan & Worcester have therefore produced amendment agreements to the 2008 and 2018 English law master participation agreements and the 2010 and 2019 New York law versions as well as amended versions of the full agreements.

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Announcement of our new Basel III compliant policy

Friday, October 15th, 2021

After three years of effort and numerous negotiations with insurers, banks, law firms and brokage firms, ITFA has released a Basel III policy form which elevates policy wordings and enhances market efficiency based on an original policy form developed by Willis Towers Watson.

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TFG launches new ‘Trade Finance’ app

Friday, October 15th, 2021

Trade Finance Global (TFG) has just launched its new ‘Trade Finance’ app on iOS and Android. With over 160,000 monthly readers, TFG launched the Trade Finance app to help the trade community make sense of the world of international trade and finance.

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GTR+ SCF supplement

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Following the growing request at the event last week, GTR, as proud partner of ITFA, would like you to have access to read the latest GTR + SCF supplement – GTR’s first ever annual supplement dedicated entirely to the increasingly popular financing technique, packed with in-depth reports from the editorial team and a wealth of contributed content from partner institutions.

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ITFA, Deutsche Bank and Sullivan launch 3rd Edition of ‘A Guide to Receivables Finance’

Monday, October 11th, 2021

ITFA has partnered with Deutsche Bank and international law firm Sullivan, to publish the 3rd Edition of ‘A Guide to Receivables Finance.’

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Announcing the conference speakers and panelists, Bristol 2021, 6-8 October

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

There is just one week to go to this year’s edition of the 47th ITFA Annual Conference, which is being held between 6-8 October in Bristol. If you haven’t registered yet, please click here. Moderated by Katharine Morton – TXF, another interesting panel session which will be held on Wednesday 6th October at 4:30pm is titled: Springboard or marking time? Prospects for stability and recovery in a post-pandemic world.

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Update on ITFA’s Insurance Committee Regulatory action

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Since our last detailed update during the virtual AGM in December 2020, the Insurance Committee (“IC”) has continued its regulatory work in order to defend the interest of the ITFA members in view of the proposed implementation of the BCBS recommendations for the adaptation of the Basel rules in European law (so called Basel 4 or Finalised Basel 3).

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Announcing the fintech conference speakers, 6-8 October, Bristol 2021 (part 2)

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Starting on Wednesday October 6th at 9am, delegates are invited to attend a series of 4 sessions on strategic technology-driven industry developments. Following our earlier communication, we are delighted to introduce two additional ones.

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Announcing the conference speakers, Scott Ettien and Hannah Fearn, Bristol 2021 – 6-8 October

Friday, September 24th, 2021

Scott Ettien, Willis Towers Watson and Hannah Fearn, Sullivan and Worcester UK LLP will hold a presentation on the title of ”Harmonising TCI wording: one giant step for Bank-Insurance Cooperation.” The session will be held on Friday 8th October at 9:30am.

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Announcing the conference fintech speakers and panelists, Bristol 2021, 6-8 October

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Starting on Wednesday October 6th at 9am, delegates are invited to attend a series of 4 sessions on strategic technology-driven industry developments. We are delighted to introduce two of those sessions below.

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Announcing the conference speakers, ESG panel, Bristol 2021

Monday, September 20th, 2021

The ITFA board is pleased to announce one of the panel sessions taking place on Thursday 7th October at 10:30am in Bristol. We urge you to register at the earliest to avoid disappointment. The panel titled: Applying ESG to Trade Finance: Addressing the Complexities and Practical Considerations, will be moderated by Shannon Manders – GTR. The panelists include: Annabel Ross – University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Matt Jolley – Barclays, Rebecca Harding – Coriolis Technologies and Shona Tatchell – Halotrade.

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT – UK GOVERNMENT ENCOURAGES ATTENDANCE AT ITFA 2021

Monday, September 20th, 2021

It may just be a coincidence … but the UK government has just announced a further relaxation to the prevailing travelling rules, beginning the week of our conference, making it simpler for you to participate to the ITFA 47th Annual Conference being held in Bristol between the 6th and 8th October 2021 and join the nearly 200 delegates already attending!

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