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MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIR EL DANAB HAS AMBITIOUS PLANS FOR REGION, December 2023

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

ITFA’s decision to host its annual conference in Abu Dhabi in 2023 shone a spotlight on the Middle East and has helped boost the organisation’s presence in the region, according to Fatenah El Danab, current chair of the Middle East Regional Committee (MERC).

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CREDIT INSURANCE AS A CREDIT RISK MITIGANT TO DIVERSIFY RISK UNDER THE CAPITAL RULES, December 2023

Tuesday, December 19th, 2023

This paper is a collaboration between the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (“ITFA”) and the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (“IACPM”).

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GERMAN REGIONAL COMMITTEE EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR IN FRANKFURT, December 2023

Monday, December 18th, 2023

On November 23rd, 2023 the ITFA German Regional Committee held an educational seminar which adhered to ITFA’s high standards, both in terms of the venue and the hot topics presented by experienced professionals.

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ITFA NEW MEMBERS, December 2023

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

ITFA is pleased to welcome two institutions to its growing family:

– Habib Bank AG Zurich
– LSQ

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CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE – Sean Edwards, ITFA Chairman / SMBC, November 2023

Thursday, November 30th, 2023

Welcome to the November edition of the ITFA newsletter! We are thrilled to share the latest updates, news, and insights from THE trade finance Association.

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ITFA RELEASES 2023 ADDENDUM TO THE DIGITAL NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS HANDBOOK, November 2023

Friday, November 24th, 2023

Today, the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) has released an addendum to its Digital Negotiable Instruments (DNI) Handbook.

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TOP TAKEAWAYS FROM ITFA ABU DHABI 2023, November 2023

Friday, November 24th, 2023

The 49th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference took place in Abu Dhabi last month, attracting more than 400 delegates across 12 different sectors and 42 sponsors from around the world.

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MULTILATERALS EAGER TO COLLABORATE WITH ITFA ON ESG, POLICY AND ACCESS TO FINANCE, November 2023

Friday, November 24th, 2023

Trade-focused multilaterals have welcomed closer cooperation with ITFA on ESG issues, policy dialogue, regulation and increasing access to trade finance in emerging markets.

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MARITIME STATE OF PLAY REPORT: EVOLUTION OF DECEPTIVE SHIPPING PRACTICES – DISABLING/MANIPULATING AIS, November 2023

Monday, November 27th, 2023

The tactics employed in subterfuge shipping activities are continuously evolving to try and stay ahead. Although many of the tactics utilized have been previously described by regulators, they have since transformed or been taken to new extremes.

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THE VOICES FROM OUR REGIONS, November 2023

Monday, November 27th, 2023

An update following two recent Regional Committee events, namely ITFA and VEFI in Zurich and CEERC in Vienna.

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ITFA NEW MEMBERS, November 2023

Friday, November 24th, 2023

ITFA is pleased to welcome three institutions to its growing family:

– CargoX
– Converse Bank
– COMARCH

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CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE – Sean Edwards, ITFA Chairman

Thursday, October 26th, 2023

Wow! Wow! Wow! What an extraordinary conference! With more than 400 delegates spanning across 12 diverse sectors worldwide, the support of 42 sponsors, and the participation of exceptional speakers and panelists, not to mention the superb venue, the ITFA 49th Annual Conference could not have been any better!

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