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COVID-19 weekly report

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

We enclose the next weekly round-up of news and information on national and international support and relief programmes to counter the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Postponement of ITFA Annual Conference – Singapore

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Due to the current (COVID 19) outbreak, we took an extremely difficult decision to postpone the ITFA 2020 Annual Conference which was to be held in September in Singapore.

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DNI Initiative – educational webinars by Fintech Committee members

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Following the release of the first deliverable of the DNI Initiative, the ITFA Fintech Committee is delighted to invite you to two educational opportunities as follows:
– DNI Initiative – Introduction taking place on Tuesday 12 May 10am UK and 3pm UK time
– DNI Initiative – Technology integration by China Systems and Enigio taking place on Tuesday 19 May 10am UK and 3pm UK time

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Covid-19 Digital Hacks paper

Friday, April 24th, 2020

Following hard on our guidance on the use of electronic signatures, ITFA has been working with ICC and BAFT to gather together the new digital working practices or “hacks” implemented by banks and financial institutions to manage the current unique and broad challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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ITFA Digital Negotiable Instruments (DNI) Initiative

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

An ambitious initiative has been some time in the making at ITFA. We are delighted to share it now as the world is being ravaged by COVID-19.

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Covid-19 support measures: ITFA calls for EU-wide harmonisation and equality for all insurance products

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

As the trade finance community copes with the fallout of the Covid-19 outbreak, ITFA’s Insurance Committee is calling for regulators and policymakers to be mindful of the vital support that the private credit insurance market provides to the real economy through facilitating bank lending.

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News flash on Joint Association Letter

Friday, April 17th, 2020

ITFA is pleased to inform you, that we have taken immediate action with our European policymakers to explain once again the important support that credit insurance provides to the real economy though facilitating bank lending.

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ITFA Emerging Leaders Webinar – The Millennials perspective on COVID 19

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

ITFA members can join us on Thursday April 30th at 12:00 UK time / 13:00 CET / 19:00 SGT for an ITFA webinar where the millennials from the ITFA Emerging Leaders panel will share their perspective on challenges within the Trade Finance industry during COVID 19. The session will be moderated by Pouya Jafari of the ITFA Emerging Leaders and Channel […]

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COVID-19 weekly report

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

We enclose the third weekly round-up of news and information on national and international support and relief programmes to counter the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. We are now also including some information on the US.

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Guidance on digitally signing Master Participation Agreements

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Since we published our guidance on digital signatures last week here, we have received a number of queries asking if the BAFT-ITFA Master Participation Agreement can be signed in this way.

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ITFA and Hume Brophy – COVID-19 weekly report

Monday, April 6th, 2020

We enclose the second weekly round-up of news and information on national and international support and relief programmes to counter the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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ITFA Emerging Leader of 2020

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

The ITFA Emerging Leaders (ELs) are pleased to announce the launch of ‘ITFA Emerging Leader of 2020’. The initiative was set up to recognise the efforts of ITFA ELs the trade finance industry, allowing them to showcase their ideas and their work for the benefit of the industry.

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