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BACEE Event – 9 -11 March, 2-Day Country Risk Seminar with Special Focus on New Basel III Requirements for Banks + 1-Day Workshop on Banking Sector Analysis

Friday, February 27th, 2015

As promised, ITFA is working closely with BACEE (Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe), to provide the ITFA members with preferential rates  for BACEE organised seminars, educational courses and events.

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ITFA Newsletter – February 2015 Issue

Friday, February 27th, 2015

ITFA is pleased to inform you that the February 2015 Newsletter is now out.  Please click here to open the blog. In the event that you cannot view the blog click here for a PDF format.

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ITFA to be present at GTR’s 9th Annual Turkey Trade & Export Finance Conference

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

The Board is excited to announce that ITFA will be present at the 9th Annual Turkey Trade & Export Finance Conference which is being organized by GTR in Istanbul, Turkey, between the 25th and 26th March 2015. Please click here for more details about the event. In line with the agreement reached with GTR, we […]

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BACEE (Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe)

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

ITFA is pleased to announce that it has recently reached an agreement with BACEE (Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe). This will provide ITFA members with preferential rates for events organised by BACEE, together with complimentary passes (on a first come first serve basis) for certain events. Also, a 10% discount is being offered […]

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ITFA to be present at the GTR Africa Trade Finance Week 2015 in Cape Town

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

ITFA is pleased to announce that it will be present at this year’s GTR Africa Trade Finance Week 2015, which will be held in Cape Town between the 11th and 13th of March. 

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TFR Masterclass: 19th May 2015, London – Save the date!

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

The ITFA board announces that, in conjunction with the distribution of a complimentary copy of the TFR Guide to Receivables Finance, ITFA Members are now also able to benefit from a 20% discount on the second Masterclass that accompanies the guide. The one-day course will be held on the 19th May 2015 in central London.

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3 new members join ITFA

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

The ITFA Board is pleased to announce the following new members. 

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North East Asia Regional Committee – Luncheon Party held on 29 January 2015

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

The North East Asia Regional Committee (NEARC) has successfully held its Luncheon Party on 29 January 2015 in Beijing celebrating the upcoming Chinese New Year. During the party, 14 participants from 9 NEARC members including BOC, ICBC, ABC, China CITIC, Bank of Jiangsu, China Everbright Bank, CCB, China Merchants Bank and China Minsheng Banking Corp. exchange views […]

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On the move: Ms Silja Calac

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Silja Calac has joined Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in January, as senior surety underwriter. She will be based in the company’s office in Frankfurt and will be responsible for further expanding its surety business for banks. She will report to Azman Noorani, Head of Surety and Trade Credit Insurance.

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TFR Cross-border trade forum

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

The TFR Cross-border Trade Forum is being held on the 18th of March 2015 in Central London. This is a one-day event that celebrates the real deals on the ground that underpins today’s economy.

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ADB Trade Finance Gap, Growth, and Jobs Survey

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Last year we asked members to contribute to a survey being carried out by Asian Development Bank (ADB) on the demand and supply of trade finance, and particularly forfaiting facilities. Those contributions, together with data from other associations, has been used to create ADB’s 2013 Trade Finance Gap Survey.  Please click here.  The findings are very instructive for […]

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IFG – Press Release – Factoring in Europe

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

  The factoring and commercial finance industry met in Brussels for the first time ever for a summit aiming at joining forces and developing common solutions to support the real economy.  Read more by clicking here. Left to right: Magdalena Wessel (Chief Legal Counsel, Deutscher Factoring-Verband), John Gielen (EUF Chairman), Michaël Theurer (Member of European […]

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