Board & Committee Resources

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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Opportunity for ITFA members to co-sponsor ITFA webinars

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Here we are – starting a new calendar year 2022!

However, we seem to be in a familiar scenario, whereby the Covid situation is once again putting us in uncertain circumstances. We will continue to follow the situation closely and endeavour to hold live events in different regions as soon as feasible. In the interim and as requested by some of our members we will hold a series of webinars throughout 2022 in conjunction with physical events when these are possible.

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eURF Call for Applications – Reminder

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

ITFA is in the process of setting up a Working Group, aimed at creating an e-version of the URF800 (eURF), in the same way as the eUCP and eURC, which will assist users handling electronic negotiable instruments.

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ITFA ESG Announcement

Monday, January 10th, 2022

As previously announced at the ITFA Annual Conference in Bristol in October 2021, a new committee focused on the very important topic of ESG has been formed. Today we are pleased to announce the initial committee made up of individuals coming from a wide variety of backgrounds including banks, development banks, fintech, insurance, asset management and research.

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Update from ITFA MERC – UAE workweek

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

On December 7th, 2021 the United Arab Emirates announced it will move its weekend to Saturday and Sunday. The ITFA Middle East will be shifting its work week accordingly to Monday-Friday.

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