Reminder – ITFA Citizenship Award – Submission Date Extended

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Following the communication released on 03 June 2016, we would like to remind you about the launch of the inaugural ITFA Citizenship Award. This new award is intended to recognise outstanding examples of how trade finance benefits communities in developing economies.

Continue Reading

ITFA – Introducing the Conference Speakers in Warsaw – Geoffrey Wynne

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The ITFA Board is excited to announce that preparations for the 43rd Annual Trade and Forfaiting Conference are well on track to ensure another memorable ITFA event. To register on-line, to view the conference programme and for any other informative details, please click here.

Continue Reading

ITFA’s successful entry into the Swiss Registry of Commerce

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

As per the voting during our last AGM, we are pleased to confirm that ITFA is now registered as a non-profit-making Association.

Continue Reading

ITFA’s response to BIS paper

Friday, July 1st, 2016

The Basel Committee published a paper (BCBS 362) in March 2016 setting out its proposals for limiting the use of internal models in calculating regulatory capital. ITFA has sent comments to the Committee in relation to the negative effect of these proposals on the use of credit risk insurance as a risk mitigant. A copy of […]

Continue Reading

ITFA – Introducing the Conference Speakers in Warsaw – Dr. Rebecca Harding

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The ITFA Board is delighted to announce that Dr. Rebecca Harding, Co-Founder and CEO of Equant Analytics, will be addressing the ITFA Annual Conference this year in Warsaw, Poland.

Continue Reading

UPDATE – ITFA’s 43rd Annual International Trade & Forfaiting Conference 7-9 Sept 2016, Warsaw

Monday, June 27th, 2016

The ITFA Board continues to work relentlessly to ensure that the 43rd ITFA Annual Trade and Forfaiting Conference is yet another successful and memorable event. Registrations have been flowing in and we encourage you to follow suit – please click here to register. Now that the Early Bird Discount has expired, we encourage you to register at your earliest opportunity and before 31 […]

Continue Reading

ITFA Newsletter – June 2016 issue

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

We are pleased to inform you that the June 2016 ITFA 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.

Continue Reading

The Newly Revamped Southern European Regional Committee

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The ITFA Board has long been in discussion to try and reactivate the Southern European Regional Committee (SERC). Following a meeting held in Paris this month, it was unanimously agreed that Stephane Gonon of Credit Agricole CIB will chair the SERC going forward.

Continue Reading

Get it together in Warsaw…

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

As an organisation of trade finance professionals, ITFA is ever mindful of the need to network, talk with old and new partners and find opportunities as cost effectively as possible. As our 43rd Annual International Trade and Forfaiting Conference starts to gain pace, we are pleased to announce that our networking portal is now open […]

Continue Reading

Sullivan & Worcester Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar – 23 June 2016, London

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

In collaboration with Sullivan & Worcester, ITFA is pleased to invite you to yet another Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar entitled “Restructurings Involving Trade Finance Obligations.” This seminar is going to be held on Thursday 23rd June 2016, at Pinners Hall, London, UK. Registration and breakfast are at 8:15 am followed by the seminar from 8:45 till 10:00 am.

Continue Reading

Last chance to benefit from extended Early Bird Discount – ITFA 43rd Annual Conference

Monday, June 6th, 2016

The ITFA Board would like to remind you all that the ITFA conference website is live and registrations have started! Please click here to register. 

Continue Reading

Update – NERC Annual Spring Event held in Amsterdam on 12 May 2016

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

On Thursday 12 May 2016 ITFA NERC in association with GarantiBank International N.V. and Credit Europe Bank N.V. held its annual spring event in Amsterdam.  This was the seventh annual spring event and attracted highest ever number of participants.

Continue Reading