ITFA News


GTR Training: Integrating ESG risk into commodity trade finance – Discounts for ITFA Members

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

ITFA is delighted to once again partner with Global Trade Review (GTR) on two new editions of GTR Training: Integrating ESG Risk Into Commodity Trade Finance. The online course will take place from October 17-18 and the in-person course in London on November 14.

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ITFA Emerging Leader: Building a Global Community

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

ITFA is delighted to once again partner with BCR Publishing for its 2nd Annual MENA Supply Chain Finance (MENASCF23) conference held in cooperation with ICC UAE.

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ITFA AGM – Report

Monday, September 25th, 2023

We were delighted that so many of you were able to attend, and vote, during our recent online AGM. The Board is grateful to the members for showing their engagement and support for the work of the association.

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ICC Briefing for ITFA Members – 28th September

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

On September 28th at 8:30am EST, 13.30 GMT, the ICC Banking Commission and DSI, look to share the Key Trade Document Data Element (KTDDE) validation findings with ITFA members.

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ITFA Annual Conference, Abu Dhabi – REGISTRATION IS NOW WAITLISTED OR REGISTER AS A LOCAL DELEGATE

Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

Following the overwhelming response to the 49th Annual Conference, we wish to advise you that registration for the event is now waitlisted. Another record attendance is expected this year as we have already surpassed the 300 delegate mark and have fully booked out capacity in the conference hotel; the Ritz Carlton, Abu Dhabi.

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BCR Publishing – MENASCF23 – 7-8th November 2023, Dubai – Discounts For ITFA Members

Friday, September 15th, 2023

ITFA is delighted to once again partner with BCR Publishing for its 2nd Annual MENA Supply Chain Finance (MENASCF23) conference held in cooperation with ICC UAE.

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AGM – ITFA Board Nomination 2023 – Mr. Hernan Mayol

Thursday, September 7th, 2023

The Board has agreed to propose Mr. Hernan Mayol as the new candidate to fill the vacancy created by Lynn’s resignation from the board.

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Reminder: Educational Seminar, Abu Dhabi, 10th Oct 2023

Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

We would like to take the opportunity to remind you that prior to the opening of the ITFA 49th Annual Conference on 11th October, we will once again be organizing our exclusive one-day seminar on Trade Finance, taking place at The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 10th October.

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REMINDER – ITFA Annual General Meeting (AGM) – Virtual – September 14, 2023

Tuesday, September 5th, 2023

May we remind you that this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be conducted virtually on 14 September at 13:00 hrs UK time. We kindly request you to mark this date in your calendars.

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ITFA Conference, Abu Dhabi – Some important points to bring to your attention

Wednesday, August 30th, 2023

The ITFA Board wishes to bring a few points to your attention, relating to the ITFA 49th Annual Conference:
1) ITFA Conference APP (VENTLA) and Networking Portal
2) Last 10 rooms available at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Abu Dhabi
3) Dedicated registration room for VIP sponsors (Silver, Premium Silver, Gold, MENA Lead, Platinum and Diamond sponsors)

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ITFA Emerging Trade Financier Award 2023 – SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT

Tuesday, August 29th, 2023

The ITFA Emerging Leaders Committee and the ITFA Board are delighted to announce that the 2023 ITFA Emerging Trade Financier Award was a resounding success.

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The ITFA GRC Survey : We want to hear from you!

Monday, August 28th, 2023

Managing a trade finance book represents numerous challenges both for banks as well as investors on the secondary market. The high number of single deals within any such portfolio often comes along with high processing costs.

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