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BACEE Conference offer

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The 22nd conference of the Banking Association for Central and Eastern Europe (BACEE) will take place in mid-April and ITFA has arranged a discount for members who would like to attend. The BACEE Country and Bank Conference takes place between the 13th and 15th April 2010, at the Budapest Danubius Grand Hotel Margitsziget, Budapest. Presentations […]

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Conference date for your diary

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

With less than six months to go to ITFA’s Annual Conference, now’s the time to make sure it’s in your diary. This year’s conference will take place in Berlin from Wednesday 8th to Friday 10th September. Full booking details will be sent out nearer the time. It goes without saying that there will be the […]

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NERC cocktail success

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

ITFA’s North European Regional Committee (NERC) has hosted a well-attended cocktail reception in the City of London. The event, held at the iconic Richard Rogers designed Lloyds insurance market building at One Lime Street on the evening of 10th December, attracted 70 guests from across the forfaiting market. Many took the opportunity to join guided […]

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East-West Debt joins ITFA

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

East-West Debt, the Antwerp based receivables collection firm, has joined ITFA. The company is a specialist in assisting governments, banks, multinationals and credit insurers in solving claims in political risk countries. It has offices in Holland, Poland, Russia, Turkey and the UK and over the last 12 years has managed claims worth more than US$400 […]

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New chairman and Board members at ITFA

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

News from ITFA’s Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting in Rome is that following the retirement of four members of ITFA’s board, former Treasurer Paolo Provera has been elected Chairman and new officers have been elected. At the AGM, which took place of Thursday 3rd September, four members of the board stepped down having fulfilled […]

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Kazakhstan Working Party

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

In view of the recent problems in Kazakhstan and the establishment by the ITFA of a Working Party to lobby on behalf of members in relation to Bank Turanalem and possibly other Kazakh borrowers, a meeting will be held during the ITFA Annual Conference in Rome. Details will be announced during the Conference and all […]

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Bank Turanalem ( BTA) Working Group

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Further to our previous advice, the BTA Working Group is planning a conference call for this Thursday, 6th August at 10.00 London time, 11.00 CET. Any interested member is welcome to join. The number is (+44 )(0)207 406 2222 PIN 391529.

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ITFA forms Kazakhstan working group

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The Board of the ITFA has approved the establishment of a working party to assist members in their problems with Bank Turanalem (BTA) in Kazakhstan.

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ICC Forfaiting Rules

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The International Chamber of Commerce has formally announced the creation of a joint drafting group with ITFA to prepare new global forfaiting rules.

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ITFA Annual Conference

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

This year’s Annual Conference, which will take place in Rome from 2nd to 4th September will be our 10th Anniversary and therefore a landmark in ITFA’s history The Conference will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, St. Peter’s near Rome’s magnificent Vatican City. As usual it is expected to be attended by everyone who’s […]

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ATFA conference news

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Despite budget cuts, layoffs and swine flu, the Association of Trade and Forfaiting in the Americas’ (“ATFA”) recent conference was a success. The event, ATFA’s 12th annual conference, was held in San Diego, California between 20th and 22nd May. It was well attended and included a wide range of panel topics from the US Troubled […]

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Sao Paulo celebration

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

On 16th June there will be a cocktail party at the Escape Bar in Sao Paolo. It will co-sponsored by both ITFA and ATFA (Association of Trade and Forfaiting in the Americas) and will be attended by both ITFA Chairman Lucio Matassoni and ATFA Board Member Hernan Mayol.

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