ITFA Fraud Prevention Working Group

Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

ITFA, the Global Trade Finance Industry body, is delighted to announce the creation of the ITFA Fraud Prevention Working Group. The newly created working group is being set up as part of ITFA’s Fintech Committee with the aim of addressing a significant risk issue in our industry. Fraud remains pervasive and impacts both lending institutions and the people, companies and societies they serve.

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GTR Training: Integrating ESG Risk Into Commodity Trade Finance – Discount For ITFA Members

Tuesday, March 14th, 2023

ITFA is delighted to once again partner with Global Trade Review (GTR) on the GTR Training: Integrating ESG Risk into Commodity Trade Finance, taking place on 30th March 2023 in London.

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Commodity Trading Week 2023, London – April 25–26 – Discounts For ITFA members

Friday, March 3rd, 2023

The ITFA Board is pleased to announce that we will partner with Commodities People on the upcoming event: Commodity Trading Week 2023, taking place on April 25–26 at the QEII Centre in London.

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ITFA Multilaterals Advisory Panel

Tuesday, February 28th, 2023

ITFA, the Global Trade Finance Industry Body, is delighted to announce the creation of the ITFA Multilaterals Advisory Panel. The newly created Panel was set up with the aim of bringing together senior representatives of global and regional trade-focused multilateral organisations, to provide guidance and feedback to the ITFA board as to the ways in which it designs and implements the Association’s strategy in the pursuit of global trade finance initiatives, so that they are reflective of true global trade policy priorities.

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TradeRiver joins ITFA and DNI Initiative

Thursday, February 23rd, 2023

We are delighted to welcome TradeRiver to ITFA and to our flagship DNI Initiative.

TradeRiver is an established and leading alternative finance provider that has delivered over £350M+ of working capital to UK SME businesses via digitalized payment obligations executed via the TradeRiver supply chain portal.

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DNI Initiative – Mercore completes first digital bill of exchange using ITFA’s dDOC and ePU

Monday, February 20th, 2023

We are delighted and very proud to share further progress on the DNI Initiative.

Mercore, the global trade focused fintech group, today announced that it has executed a trade finance transaction utilising ITFA’s electronic payment undertaking (ePU) structure working with one of its SME clients, Abercore, a UK based sugar trader and advisory firm.

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Afore Consulting 7th Annual FinTech and Regulation conference

Monday, February 6th, 2023

The ITFA Board is pleased to inform you that Afore Consulting are gearing up for their 7th Annual FinTech and Regulation conference that is taking place virtually next Tuesday and Wednesday 7 and 8 February.

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GTR MENA 2023, Dubai – Additional 2 Discounted Tickets

Thursday, January 26th, 2023

The ITFA Board would like to remind it’s members that ITFA has partnered with Global Trade Review (GTR) for GTR MENA 2023, taking place in Dubai on February 21-22, 2023, for a two-day physical gathering.

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ITFA Martin Ashurst Mentoring Programme 2023 – Deadline Extension

Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

It is that time of the year again – we are calling on all prospective mentors and mentees to join the 2023 cohort of the ITFA Martin Ashurst Trade Finance Mentoring Programme.

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ITFA/BAFT Sullivan English law opinions on UK CRR and New York law opinion

Friday, January 6th, 2023

To get 2023 off to a good start, we are delighted to send our members a belated Christmas present in the shape of the CRR opinions on the English and New York law master participation agreements (for the 2008 and 2019 English law versions and the New York 2019 version all as updated for LIBOR transition).

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Season’s Greetings

Thursday, December 22nd, 2022

Happy Holidays and a very Safe & Prosperous New Year 2023!

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Alert Regulatory Update

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

Great progress has been made in 2022 by the Regulatory Sub-Committee of the ITFA Insurance Committee working closely with Afore Consulting in achieving wide European member state support for the enabling clause, Article 506, included in the EU CRR 3 draft*.

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