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ITFA CONFERENCE – ABU DHABI – FINAL CALL! SUPER EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXPIRES END OF APRIL!

Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

Time is running out, don’t miss your chance to maximize on cost savings! The Super Early Bird Registration ends on 30th April 2023. This is your last chance to take advantage of the Super Early Bird registration rate! Register now by clicking here Registration Fees – ITFA Conference 2023.

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ITFA / Sullivan updated optional BRRD bail-in recognition wording

Tuesday, April 11th, 2023

ITFA is pleased to publish updated optional BRRD bail-in recognition wording for use with the BAFT MPAs. The document can be found here in the member’s section of the ITFA website. The original wording was included in the guidance notes that accompanied the 2018 (English law) and 2019 (New York law) BAFT MPAs. The updated wording specifically […]

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ITFA supports World Trade Board plan to empower SMEs through trade and finance

Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

‘Financial Inclusion in Trade Roadmap’ provides a holistic framework for public and private sector collaboration to accelerate change’.

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BIMCO joins DNI Initiative and launches its “25 by 25 pledge”

Tuesday, March 21st, 2023

BIMCO – the global shipping community of 2,000 members present in 130+ countries – has decided to join our DNI Initiative as part of its commitment to accelerate uptake of electronic bills of lading. BIMCO members cover over 60% of the global fleet and consist of local, global, small, and large companies.

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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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