Webinar: The Impact Of COVID 19 On The Economies Of The US And Latin America – 19/20 May

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Please join ITFA Americas – in collaboration with FIBA and Chubb – for two informative webinar sessions from key industry experts to address the economic impacts of COVID 19, the political risk implications of the pandemic, the upcoming US elections and the regional impact on Latin America.

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Post DNI Initiative webinar

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

The ITFA Board and the ITFA Fintech Committee are delighted with the success of its very first educational DNI Initiative webinar which took place on Tuesday 12 May. Attended by many from around the globe, since we organised two sessions to ensure that everyone from the various time zones could join, the webinar was very informative and yet interactive.

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DNI Initiative webinar – Technology integration and Bank Guarantee use case

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Following the release of the first deliverable of the DNI Initiative, the ITFA Fintech Committee is delighted to invite you to our second educational webinar taking place on Tuesday 19 May. Two sessions are planned for our global membership: one at 10am UK and a repeat webinar at 3pm UK time.

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ITFA / BAFT Guidance on Accommodation of LIBOR Transition in MPAs

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

The ITFA Market Practice Committee (MPC) has been tracking developments with the phasing out of the LIBOR interest rate benchmark (as well as other term-based interbank reference rates) and would like to bring to Members’ attention some specific challenges posed to the wording of standardised MPAs which may arise during the transition period.

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ITFA Middle East Trade Finance Distribution webinar – COVID 19 Edition

Friday, May 8th, 2020

The ITFA Middle East Regional Committee is delighted to invite you to join an educational opportunity – the first webinar organised by the region titled: ”ITFA Middle East Trade Finance Distribution Forum – COVID 19 Edition” taking place on Monday, 18 May at 11:00am (Dubai time).

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ITFA and EY Webinar – 14th May

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Trade and Trade Finance will be defined by the impact of Covid-19 for the foreseeable future. What might this future look like and what can we do to meet the challenges? Our Chairman, Sean Edwards, in association with Ernst & Young will be in conversation with two global heads of trade, Daniel Schmand of Deutsche Bank and James Binns of Barclays, to discover their insights and wisdom.

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ITFA Insurance Committee Webinars

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

The ITFA Insurance Committee is pleased to invite all our ITFA members to share some knowledge with us on all the latest trends in the market and get updates on regulation and products related to risk mitigation through insurance.

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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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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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