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IMPORTANT ALERT - CORONAVIRUS NOTICE – As announced ITFA is closely monitoring developments of the impact of COVID-19 at regional and global levels. Taking into account the rapid increase of cases worldwide with an outbreak that is now pandemic, events are being postponed till further notice. ITFA will continue to monitor all developments related to COVID-19 and will advise as soon as possible on future developments.



7 MAY

VEFI Annual General Meeting, Zurich – Organised By VEFI

The Annual General Meeting of VEFI, The Association of Forfaitiers in Switzerland, as scheduled, will take place on Wednesday, 7 May 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in Zurich. Due to the increase in concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19), VEFI-board has decided that voting rights can only be exercised through independent proxy. It will not be possible to physically participate in the Annual General Meeting.

12 May

DNI Initiative Webinar – Introduction By Fintech Committee Members

ITFA Fintech Committee is delighted to invite you to an educational webinar, DNI Initiative – Introduction taking place on Tuesday 12 May 10am UK and 3pm UK time.

15 May

ITFA Insurance Committee Webinar – organised by the ITFA Insurance Committee

The ITFA Insurance Committee is pleased to invite all our ITFA members to share some knowledge with us on all the latest trends in the market and get updates on regulation and products related to risk mitigation through insurance. We intend to have short Zoom seminars on a bi-weekly basis, on Friday afternoons, starting on May 15th 2020 – EDT 9:00 / 14:00 BST / 15:00 CEST / 21:00 CST

18 MAY

ITFA MERC Trade Finance Distribution Forum – COVID 19 edition – Webinar – organised by MERC

The ITFA Middle East Regional Committee is delighted to invite you to join an educational opportunity – the first webinar organised by the region titled: ”ITFA Middle East Trade Finance Distribution Forum – COVID 19 Edition” taking place on Monday, 18 May at 11:00am (Dubai time).

19 MAY

DNI Initiative Webinar – Technology Integration By China Systems and Enigio

ITFA Fintech Committee is delighted to invite you to an educational webinar – DNI Initiative – Technology integration by China Systems and Enigio taking place on Tuesday 19 May 10am UK and 3pm UK time.

19 May

Webinar: The Impact Of COVID 19 On The Economies Of The US And Latin America

Please join ITFA Americas – in collaboration with FIBA and Chubb – for two informative webinar sessions from key industry experts to address the economic impacts of COVID 19, the political risk implications of the pandemic, the upcoming US elections and the regional impact on Latin America.

29 MAY

ITFA Insurance Committee Webinar – organised by the Insurance Committee

The ITFA Insurance Committee is pleased to invite all ITFA members to our second webinar which deals with insurance policy wordings. This is part of our bi-weekly zoom seminars – another free possibility for ITFA members to obtain additional insights in the insurance world, which you should definitely not miss.

03 Jun

ITFA And EY Webinar

Our Chairman, Sean Edwards, in association with Ernst & Young will be in conversation with two global heads of trade, Daniel Schmand of Deutsche Bank and James Binns of Barclays, to discover their insights and wisdom. Two further panels will be moderated by EY and look at international supply chains and next steps for trade finance. This webinar will take place at 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time on 3rd June.

09 JUN

ITFA Americas webinar: Multilaterals in the time of Corona virus

Please join us for a live webinar alongside senior executives with extensive experience working with active multilaterals in Latin America. Featuring Hernan Narea of Banksville Partners and an ITFA Americas Board Member, and moderated by senior adviser Christopher Garnett, of ChuteCourt Asesores.

12 JUN

ITFA Insurance Webinar – Synthetic securitisation

The ITFA Insurance Committee is pleased to invite all our ITFA members to our third webinar during which we will explain to you another interesting field of cooperation between banks and insurance companies: Synthetic Securitization.

19 JUN

ITFA GRC Webinar on E-signatures

The ITFA German Regional Committee is pleased to invite you to an educational webinar on eSignatures on Friday 19th June at EDT 9:00 / 14:00 BST / 15:00 CEST / 21:00 CST

23 Jun

TFD Initiative webinar – evolution of credit scoring using quantum computing

We are delighted to invite you to the next TFD Initiative webinar on the evolution credit scoring using quantum computing. The webinar will take place on June 23rd at 16:00 Singapore time / 09:00 London / 10:00 Paris.