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PRESS RELEASE: ITFA and BAFT Produce Trade Risk Participation Legal Opinion

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

The International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) and BAFT, an international financial services association, announced today a joint industry standard legal opinion for banks to use in satisfying new regulatory requirements in the European Union.

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NERC Amsterdam Spring Event – 10 June 2015

Monday, May 4th, 2015

On behalf of the Northern European Regional Committee (NERC) and in collaboration with Credit Europe Bank N.V., the Board of ITFA is pleased to invite all ITFA members to nominate 2 delegates each, to attend the NERC Amsterdam Spring Event, which will be held on 10 June 2015 at the College Hotel Amsterdam.

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ITFA collaboration with eBSI Export Academy – 2 free online courses + 15% discount to all ITFA members

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

As part of the Board’s efforts to provide more to its members, ITFA is pleased to announce that it has recently reached an agreement with eBSI Export Academy, Certified Online Training in Export, Finance and Supply Chain Management (SCM). eBSI has kindly offered our members 2 free online courses in the Finance of International Trade […]

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ITFA Newsletter – April 2015 issue

Monday, April 20th, 2015

We are pleased to inform you that the April 2015 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.

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36th Annual General Meeting of VEFI (the Association of Forfaiters in Switzerland)

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

On behalf of the VEFI Regional Committee (Association of Forfaiters in Switzerland), the Board of ITFA is pleased to announce that the 36th Annual General Meeting of VEFI will be held on Monday, 04May at 10:30 a.m. at the Haus zum Rüden.  All ITFA Members and Non Members are invited to attend.

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Sullivan & Worcester – Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar – 23rd April 2015

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

In collaboration with Sullivan & Worcester, ITFA is pleased to invite you to yet another Trade Finance Breakfast Seminar which is going to be held on 23rd April, at Pinners Hall, London, UK.  The topic under discussion will be “When is a sale of commodities not a true sale?”. Geoff Wynne and Anna Koshy will be looking at financing structures involving commodities […]

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ADB Trade Finance Survey

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

ITFA has once again been invited to take part in a survey carried out as a joint initiative between ITFA and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The survey can be accessed by clicking here. Last year’s report based on 2013 survey results may also be accessed here. Please note that the survey will run until 15 April 2015.

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CEERC-CIS Yearly Education Event and Cocktail Party, 23rd April 2015

Friday, March 20th, 2015

The ITFA Board is pleased to announce that ITFA’s CEERC (Central and Eastern European Regional Committee) is organising its yearly Educational Event on Thursday 23rd April at 2.00 p.m. in Vienna, at the premises of UniCredit Bank Austria. 

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ITFA Newsletter – March 2015 Issue

Friday, March 20th, 2015

ITFA is pleased to inform you that the March 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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30th BACEE Jubilee Banking Conference, 13-14th April 2015 – 2 free passes and 10% discount available to ITFA members

Monday, March 16th, 2015

As part of the Board’s efforts to provide more to our ITFA members, we are pleased to advise that following the agreement between ITFA and BACEE (Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe), BACEE has offered 2 complimentary passes to its 30th Jubilee Banking Conference which is going to be held in Budapest, Hungary between 13-14th April 2015. […]

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Receiving applications for the (new) Middle East & North African (MENA) Regional Committee

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

As announced by Paolo Provera, ITFA Chairman, during the Cocktail Party that was held in February in Dubai, ITFA is now preparing to set up the MENA Regional Committee.  Despite having members domiciled in the region, ITFA is currently not formally represented by a local committee. We believe that the time is opportune for us to […]

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ITFA further collaborates with ICC, Austria – Free Passes to Trade Finance Week, Austria

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

In collaboration with one of our associates, the ICC, in Austria, we are pleased to announce that two of our members will be availing themselves of a free pass to any of the conferences listed here.

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