ITFA Events 2020


IMPORTANT ALERT - CORONAVIRUS NOTICE – As announced ITFA is closely monitoring developments of the impact of COVID-19 at regional and global levels. Taking into account the rapid increase of cases worldwide with an outbreak that is now pandemic, events are being postponed till further notice. ITFA will continue to monitor all developments related to COVID-19 and will advise as soon as possible on future developments.



30 JUN

ITFA webinar – Digitising bills of exchange – why and how

Join us on Tuesday June 30 for the next webinar on the DNI Initiative.

Following the recent set-up of the Technology Experts for Regulatory Action (TERA) task force, we are herewith inviting ITFA members to join us on June 30 for further insights and debate on the required policy changes for negotiable instruments to move digital, and on the recent actions initiated by banks and fintechs around the world.


30 Jun

ITFA Africa Regional Committee webinar

We are delighted to announce that the ITFA Africa Regional Committee will take our “virtual floor” on the 30th June at 2.00pm London / 3.00pm Cairo-Johannesburg, to discuss the impact of COVID and inherent challenges and opportunities for trade finance in Africa.


02 JUL

TFD Initiative Webinar

Join our educational webinar for a presentation on the TFD Initiative technology-based market practices and for a demo of Tradeteq Connect. Access to Tradeteq Connect will then be offered to all TFD Initiative members. This webinar will be held on Thursday 2nd July 2020 at 13:00 BST, 12:00 CEST, 08:00 EST, 20:00 SGT


10 JUL

ITFA Insurance Committee Webinar – CPRI and Trade Credit Market Overview

The ITFA Insurance Committee is pleased to invite all ITFA members to yet another webinar titled: ”The impact of the COVID crisis on the CPRI and monoline Trade Credit Markets.” This is part of our bi-weekly zoom seminar – another free possibility to obtain additional insights in the insurance world, which you should definitely not miss.


16 JUL

ITFA NERC Webinar

The ITFA Northern European Regional Committee is delighted to invite all ITFA members to a webinar titled ”Trade in a post-COVID world”. Date & Time: Thursday, July 16th 2020 – 11:00 UK Time / 12:00 CET / 06:00 EST / 18:00 SGT.


16 JUL

Webinar – Revolutionizing the trade landscape: Digital Trade Payment Obligation

During the unprecedented times we are in when companies need working capital support more than ever, trade finance still has a long way to go to modernize. Trade solutions like Letters of Credit (LC) are still mostly paper-based and dependent on courier services for documents being transferred between trade finance parties.


30 JUL

ITFA Fintech webinar: Tradition vs technology: Do Letters of Credit have a future post Covid-19?

Will Letters of Credit matter as we enter the post Covid-19 recovery and trade enters a new digital era or will digitilization give them a new lease of life? Join ITFA and Finastra on 30 July at 9am GMT / 10 CEST / 17 SGT for this upcoming webinar.


25 AUG

ITFA WEBINAR – Trade Digitization and Regulatory Developments in AU / NZ

Join us on 25th August for a webinar dedicated to the AU / NZ market.

Accelerated digitization of trade finance flows is a desired outcome of the on-going pandemic. Which are the required policy changes for negotiable instruments to move digital? What are the on-going discussions with stakeholders in the AU and NZ industry regarding trade digitization and allocation of COVID-19 relief efforts to trade assets?


29 SEPT

Use of messaging options for exchanging trade documents – webinar organised by ITFA Fintech Committee

The ITFA Board is pleased to announce that it will be organising a webinar titled ”Use of messaging options for exchanging trade documents”. This webinar will be held on Tuesday 29 September 2020 at 9:00 EST / 15:00 CEST / 18:30 IST.


16 OCT

ITFA Emerging Leaders Competition – Webinar

Further to our recent announcement of the ITFA Emerging Trade Financier Award shortlist, we would now kindly invite you to register for the webinar where the shortlisted projects will be showcased and try to attract your vote.


28 OCT

Webinar: The impact of credit insurance & institutional funding on banks’ business model

The ITFA Board is pleased to announce that it will be organising a webinar titled ”The impact of credit insurance & institutional funding on banks’ business model”. The webinar will take place on Wednesday October 28th at 08:00 EST, 12:00 BST, 13:00 CEST / 20:00 SGT.


28 OCT

TFD Initiative webinar – Trade Digital Trends, Ecosystems, And The Impact Of Credit Insurance & Institutional Funding On Banks’ Business Model organised by ITFA Fintech Committee

Trade is undergoing a significant transformation. Digital trends, ecosystems, and new participants are bringing a new paradigm. Much has been written about the impacts of regulatory developments on trade originators. Similarly, the opportunities offered by digitization and automation of end-to-end processes have been clearly outlined and well understood. How will those developments impact relationships between originators, credit insurers and institutional investors? Where is the distribution space heading to? How can interests of stakeholders be aligned?