Board & Committee Resources

Revision to the ITFA Position Paper on Sustainability and African Trade Finance

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

Further to the ITFA communication dated 28th September, we would like to make you aware that we have made some minor amendments to the positioning paper on Sustainable Trade Finance and African Trade.

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Register today for Shining the spotlight on fraud in trade

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Fraud in trade, receivables, and supply chain finance: it’s out there … hiding in plain sight. Don’t let it be your next big shock. Join industry leaders during this Interactive Forum taking place on October 4 th (8:00 PDT/11:00 EDT/16:00 BST/17:00 CEST/19:00 GST) to discuss fraud risk in trade finance, its impact and what we need to do next.

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DNI Initiative – Lloyds Bank takes the lead in adopting ITFA’s dDOC and ePU

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

We are thrilled to share breaking news with regards to Lloyds Bank – member of ITFA’s DNI Initiative.

Under legal guidance, Lloyds Bank developed a digital promissory note – a solution that works within contract law and utilises the International Trade and Forfaiting Association’s (ITFA) dDOC specifications, under the Digital Negotiable Instrument Initiative (DNI Initiative).

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ITFA Annual Conference, Porto 2022 – Extension Of Early Bird

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

Due to popular demand we wish to inform you that the early bird registration prices are being extended until 22nd June 2022 allowing you more time to get the necessary approvals. However we regret to inform you that we will not be able to extend beyond this date.

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Commodity Trading Week – 26 – 27 April 2022 – Discounts for ITFA Members

Monday, April 4th, 2022

The ITFA Board is pleased to announce that we will partner with Commodities People for the following hybrid event: Commodity Trading Week, taking place at the Hilton Tower Bridge, London between the 26-27 April.

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Citibank joins DNI

Monday, March 28th, 2022

Citibank has decided to join ITFA’s DNI Initiative to engage with wider trade finance community on trade digitisation and MLETR adoption.

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ITFA Annual Conference, Porto, 7-9 September 2022 – Conference Website Is Now LIVE

Thursday, March 24th, 2022

ITFA is overwhelmingly delighted and pleased to announce that the much awaited ITFA Annual Conference – LIVE is here.

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Trade Finance Global (TFG) joins TFD Initiative as a non-bank originator

Monday, February 21st, 2022

We are delighted to welcome Trade Finance Global (TFG) to the Trade Finance Distribution (TFD) Initiative as a non-bank originator. From banks to asset managers, brokers and insurers, TFG aims to work with members of the TFD Initiative to pursue its vision of trade finance without barriers.

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Traxpay joins DNI Initiative

Friday, February 18th, 2022

Traxpay which joined ITFA early 2021 has decided to engage with the wider trade finance community on trade digitization and MLETR adoption through our DNI Initiative.

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SAVE THE DATE – ITFA webinar, 7 February

Thursday, January 27th, 2022

ITFA is pleased to invite its members to a webinar providing further insights into the transition from IBOR to risk-free reference rates. The webinar will consist of three short presentations from Mayer Brown, the Bank of England and CME Group, with an opportunity for Q&A at the end.

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DNI Initiative Webinar – Adoption of MLETR – are we heading towards optimal interoperability?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Join us on Tuesday 8 February at 14:00 UK time, 15:00 CET, 09:00 EST for a panel debate on the actual adoption and expected benefits of interoperable trade documents and negotiable instruments as advocated by the Model Law for Electronic Transferrable Records (MLETR).

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ITFA Fintech Webinar – Adoption of MLETR – are we heading towards optimal interoperability?

Friday, January 21st, 2022

The ITFA Fintech Committee is organising a webinar on the Adoption of MLETR on Tuesday 8th February at 14:00 UK time, 15:00 CET, 09:00 EST.

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