Board & Committee Resources


GTR US 2020 Virtual, 28/29 October – discounts for ITFA members

Monday, October 19th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that ITFA and the Americas Regional Chapter will be partnering with Global Trade Review (GTR) for its upcoming event GTR US 2020 – the United States’ leading trade and supply chain financing conference – taking place virtually on October 28-29.

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ITFA Emerging Leaders Competition – Webinar on 16 October 2020

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

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.

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ITFA Emerging Leaders / EBRD joint initiative webinar

Monday, September 28th, 2020

we are delighted to announce that the ITFA Emerging Leaders Committee and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will hold a joint webinar on Wednesday 11th November.

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ITFA EL Competition – Judging

Friday, September 18th, 2020

Despite this most unusual year, ITFA as the global trade finance industry body has continued to demonstrate its commitment to the industry, our members, and of course, the emerging leaders in trade finance. As such, following the very successful launch of the Emerging Trade Financier Award last year when we had 11 different projects submitted for the jury to consider, this year’s edition proved to be even more successful.

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ADGM’s Consultation On Proposed Electronic Transactions Regulations

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the award-winning international financial centre located in Abu Dhabi, announced today that it has published a public consultation paper on its proposed Electronic Transactions Regulations aiming at putting parties engaging in electronic transactions at ease in terms of degree of certainty.

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Webinar ”Use of messaging options for exchanging trade documents” – 29 September 2020

Monday, September 14th, 2020

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.

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ITFA releases the dDOC specifications to help digitize guarantees & negotiable instruments

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

The dDOC (for digital document) specifications are designed around three building blocks:
1) The digital container designed using “Ricardian” contracts and JavaScript Object Notation (JSON);
2) the electronic signatures and stamps; and
3) the shared public distributed ledger technology (DLT) acting as digital notary.

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ITFA and TFG launch Trade Finance Guide for corporates and large businesses

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

The International Trade & Forfaiting Association (ITFA) and Trade Finance Global (TFG) have today launched their international trade finance guide, aimed at clarifying and defining standard definitions for trade finance products, as well as the risks, challenges and opportunities within trade finance.

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European politics and business after COVID-19 – WTW webinar – 8 September 2020

Monday, August 31st, 2020

ITFA is pleased to announce that Silja Calac, ITFA Board Member and Chairperson of the ITFA Insurance Committee, will be one of the speakers at the upcoming webinar organised by Willis Towers Watson (WTW). The webinar titled ”European politics and business after Covid-19” will be held on Tuesday 8th September 2020 between 12:30 – 13:30 BST.

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GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual, 1-2 October – discounts for ITFA members

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that ITFA will be partnering with Global Trade Review (GTR) for its upcoming GTR East Africa 2020 Virtual, which will be taking place on October 1-2.

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Global Supply Chain Finance Forum – August 2020

Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

ITFA has been an active member of the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum (GSCFF) – comprising BAFT (Bankers’ Association for Finance and Trade), Factors Chain International (FCI), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Euro Banking Association (EBA) – which has released a new paper in response to growing concerns regarding the use of supply chain finance (SCF) and, in particular, payables finance programmes.

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GTR Asia 2020 Virtual Event, 8-11 September – discounts for ITFA members

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that ITFA will be partnering with Global Trade Review (GTR) for its upcoming event -GTR Asia 2020, the world’s largest trade finance gathering, will this year be taking place virtually, on September 8-11.

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