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ATFA Annual Conference – SAVE THE DATE

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

ITFA is pleased to inform you that the 22nd ATFA Annual Conference is fast approaching. It will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami from June 26-28, 2019 with over 100 bankers, insurers and trade financiers from across the Americas. In keeping with tradition, ATFA’s Conference will feature a broad but topical agenda, over 20 speakers from […]

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ITFA Annual Conference, Budapest, 4-6 September 2019 – Conference Website Is Now LIVE

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

We are excited to announce that the ITFA 2019 conference website is now live and is open for registration!

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The Multi-Trillion Dollar Trade as an Asset Class

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Since the global financial crisis and the subsequent implementation of stringent financial regulations, banks have been consistently moving towards the so-called originate-and-distribute model, keeping as much of their lending portfolio off balance sheet in order to retain working capital flexibility. Today, technology developments are making it possible to implement such a model on a much […]

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S & W Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar – 25 April, 2019

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

In collaboration with Sullivan & Worcester, ITFA is pleased to invite you to yet another Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar entitled: ”Update on the PRA consultation paper – use of insurance and other guarantees for capital relief”. This seminar is going to be held on Thursday 25th April 2019, at New Broad Street House, 35 New Broad Street, London, EC2M 1NH, UK. Registration and breakfast are at 8:15 […]

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ITFA NERC Event Amsterdam – SAVE THE DATE – 22 May 2019

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

The ITFA Board wishes to inform you that the ITFA Northern European Regional Committee (NERC) in association with Credit Europe Bank N.V., is organizing its Annual Spring Event on Wednesday 22 May, 2019 in Amsterdam. The event, which is open to ITFA members only, will consist of an Educational Seminar followed by a drinks reception. Further details including the agenda will follow shortly. In the meantime, we […]

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Participate in the 2019 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey ─ Forfaiting

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

The Asian Development Bank in partnership with ITFA is conducting the 2019 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey – Forfaiting to identify key issues and challenges in the trade finance market. Key findings from the survey will help policy makers, regulators, and financial institutions better understand the unmet trade finance needs and how they can be mitigated. The […]

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ITFA MERC Event – 1 May, Dubai – SAVE THE DATE!

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

The ITFA Middle East Regional Committee (MERC) is organising an educational event on Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at the DIFC Academy The Academy, Gate Village 2. Entitled ”Trade Finance Distribution: Market Developments and Opportunities”, the seminar will focus on both unfunded and funded distribution in the region as well as fintech developments, including the recently established multi-bank Trade Finance Distribution Initiative (TFD […]

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ITFA NEARC Educational Seminar, 11 April 2019 – Beijing

Monday, March 25th, 2019

The annual ITFA NEARC educational seminar has built up an effective platform for regional trade financiers & forfaiters to communicate and cooperate, and plays a significant role in facilitating the healthy and sustainable development of China’s forfaiting business.

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ITFA newsletter – March 2019 issue

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

We are pleased to inform you that the March 2019 ITFA Newsletter is now out. Please click here to open the Newsletter. 

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ITFA GRC Event – 6 June, Frankfurt – SAVE THE DATE!

Friday, March 15th, 2019

The ITFA German Regional Committee (GRC) is organizing an event on Thursday 6 June, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main. One of the topics to be discussed will be the new BAFT MPA.

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Capital Treatment of Non – Payment Insurance – A Success Story

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published a Policy Statement (PS 8/19) and updated Supervisory Statement (17/13 “Credit Risk Mitigation”, which will come into force on 13 September 2019) in relation to the use of different types of guarantees as unfunded credit risk mitigation (CRM) for the purposes of calculating capital requirements under the Capital […]

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