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Welcome to Our New Look Website

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The International Trade and Forfaiting Association has launched its next generation web site with more content and improved navigation We hope our redesigned site will now do a better job of assisting both ITFA members and non-members. We’ve updated the content and improved the navigation and aimed to give it a more user-friendly look and […]

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ITFA welcomes National Bank of Greece as new member

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The leading Greek financial services group aims to expand its forfaiting business having joined the ITFA in April 2008. NBG Group has assets of over €84 billion and operates in 10 countries in South Eastern Europe including Cyprus, Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria and countries of the Former Yugoslavia. It has substantial and longstanding trade finance operations […]

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Education seminar ahead of Prague conference

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

ITFA will stage an education course on 2nd and 3rd September ahead of this year’s annual conference in Prague, which will be open to members and non-members of ITFA. As the latest in its series of education events, ITFA will hold the course at the InterContinental Hotel on the afternoon of Tuesday 2nd and morning […]

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ATFA conference – bigger role for forfaiting as financial markets retrench

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The 11th annual ATFA conference confirmed that forfaiting is playing a bigger part in global supply chain financing in the wake of the credit crunch. The annual conference of the Association of Trade and Forfaiting in the Americas that took place in Miami 21st to 23rd May was attended by 80 delegates. They were drawn […]

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ITFA Primary Market Guide expected soon

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The eagerly awaited ITFA guide to the primary forfaiting market is expected to be released before the September conference in Prague. At a 6th May presentation at the offices of City of London lawyers Denton Wilde Sapte, Denton’s partner Simon Cook and ITFA Market Practice Committee Co-Chairman Sean Edwards introduced the first draft of the […]

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34th Annual Forfaiting Conference in Cannes

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The 34th Annual Forfaiting Conference has taken place in Cannes, France on 5th-7th of September with the highest number of participants. 120 institutions from 32 different countries were represented by more than 200 delegates at the conference. The Agenda, participants list, presentations and more are available for download in the Members’ Area.

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Lloyds TSB Bank joined the ITFA

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Lloyds TSB Bank joined the ITFA. The ITFA Board express their warmest gratitude and wish for a profitable forfaiting business.

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Fransabank SAL joined the ITFA

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Fransabank SAL joined the ITFA. The ITFA Board express their warmest gratitude and wish for a profitable forfaiting business.

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Cullen Associates Joins the ITFA

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Cullen Associates joined the ITFA. The ITFA Board express their warmest gratitude and wish for a profitable forfaiting business.

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The first ITFA Member in Libya

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

The ITFA Board warmly welcomes Meditteranean Bank as the first ITFA Member in Libya.

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ITFA Annual Conference Cannes Programme

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

This year, the 34th International Forfaiting Conference will be held in Cannes, France from Wednesday 5th September to Friday 7th September. Downloadable resources are available in the member area.

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Rabobank International joined the ITFA

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Rabobank International joined the ITFA. The ITFA Board express their warmest gratitude and wish for a profitable forfaiting business.

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