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ITFA 45th Annual Conference – Cape Town – a BIG thank you to all who attended!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

The ITFA team would like to thank all those who attended our 45th Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference.

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ITFA Insurance Committee Seminar, Paris – 10 October 2018

Monday, September 10th, 2018

The ITFA Board is pleased to inform you that this year it will be organizing an Insurance Committee Seminar which is being held on Wednesday 10 October 2018 from 14:00 till 17:30 hrs at the premises of Credit Agricole CIB, 12 place des Etats – Unis, 92120 Montrouge, France.

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Announcing the new Australia and New Zealand Regional Committee

Friday, August 31st, 2018

This time last year, we announced the creation of the African Regional Committee. We have been working hard in the interim to identify new opportunities for ITFA and our members, also with a view to bringing new members to the Association.

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The Alternative – 5 September 2018, London

Friday, August 24th, 2018

It’s the time of the year now when many of us have to return to the office after countless hours spent enjoying summer and recharging their batteries. To lighten up your spirits and make coming back to work a lot more enjoyable, we are very pleased to announce that ITFA has once again kindly agreed […]

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Announcing the Composition of the new MENA Regional Committee

Friday, August 24th, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have been working with our members in the Middle East to appoint a new Chairperson and Regional Committee, to take on the mantle of representing ITFA and driving our agenda in this important region. Following our Annual Conference in Dubai in 2015, ITFA has made great progress in […]

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ITFA Special Edition Newsletter – August 2018 Issue

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

We are pleased to advise that the special edition ARC issue of the newsletter is now available! Please find a link to the second issue of the newsletter of the ITFA Africa Regional Committee (ARC). 

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ITFA Annual Conference – Announcing one of the Speakers – Mr. Etienne Welgemoed

Monday, August 20th, 2018

The ITFA Board is delighted to announce that Mr. Etienne Welgemoed, from Ernst and Young, will be one of the speakers at this year’s ITFA Annual Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The session Etienne will be presenting is about New standards in accounting and how it will affect the trade finance market: IFRS 9.

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Five Fintechs on stage in Cape Town – a unique opportunity

Friday, August 10th, 2018

”At present, $9 trillion of trade finance is coming from banks, and so far, only a negligible additional amount from institutional investors. This compares with a $29 trillion corporate bond market which is predominantly financed by institutional investors”, said Christoph Gugelmann, co-founder and CEO of trade finance investment marketplace Tradeteq.

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Announcing the ITFA Conference speakers in Cape Town

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

The ITFA Board is excited to welcome you at the ITFA Conference in Cape Town. With only a few weeks to go, the excitement is mounting and we are all looking forward to a very fruitful few days, in what will be our very first ITFA Conference taking place in Africa.

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Announcing the ITFA Conference speakers in Cape Town

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

The ITFA Board is excited to welcome you at the ITFA Conference in Cape Town. With less than one month to go, all final preparations are falling into place. We are pleased to announce that Andrew van den Born – Willis Tower Watson, will be moderating the insurance panel session titled: ”Credit Insurance in Africa and beyond: A view from the private and public […]

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Project, ECA & Structured Finance Middle East & Africa 2018 – 6/7 November 2018

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Following ITFA’s agreement with GFC Media Group, the ITFA Board is pleased to announce that it has secured discounted passes to Project, ECA & Structured Finance Middle East & Africa 2018, which is being held at InterContinental Festival City, Dubai between 6th and 7th November 2018.

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SAVE THE DATE – ITFA GRC event, 22 November 2018 – Munich

Monday, August 6th, 2018

The ITFA German Regional Committee (GRC) is organizing its Fall workshop on Thursday, 22 November, 2018 in Munich. This event is for ITFA Members only, with a maximum of 3 senior market participants per Member institution. An RSVP address will be provided once the invitation email is sent out some time in September.

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